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    Seeing things: the brain and Beckett's archive

    Fifield, Peter (2015) Seeing things: the brain and Beckett's archive. Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd'hui 27 (1), pp. 171-183. ISSN 0927-3131.

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    Abstract

    This article considers two contemporary cultural preoccupations – brains and archives – in the light of Samuel Beckett’s work. It sees these not so much as a pseudocouple but twins proper, connected by their recourse to materiality. It addresses the experience of working with archival material, and concentrates particularly on the effects of handling Beckett’ s handwriting; the contact that this creates and how we can account for it. It fina lly turns to the theory of the extended mind, and considers the implications of this theory for our work and our accounts of physical culture

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    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: “Beginning of the murmur”: Archival Pre-texts and Other Sources - ISBN: 9789004309937
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > English and Humanities
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 29 Feb 2016 11:12
    Last Modified: 14 Mar 2016 15:03
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/12976

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