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    Beckett and Sartre: the nauseous character of all flesh

    Connor, Steven (2009) Beckett and Sartre: the nauseous character of all flesh. In: Maude, U. and Feldman, M. (eds.) Beckett and Phenomenology. Continuum Literary Studies. London, UK: Continuum Press, pp. 56-76. ISBN 9780826497147.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: Existentialism and poststructuralism have provided the two main theoretical approaches to Samuel Beckett’s work. These influential philosophical movements, however, owe a great debt to the phenomenological tradition. This volume, with contributions by major international scholars, examines the phenomenal in Beckett’s literary worlds, comparing and contrasting his writing with key figures including Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre and Maurice Merleau-Ponty. It advances an analysis of hitherto unexplored phenomenological themes, such as nausea, immaturity and sleep, in Beckett’s work. Through an exploration of specific thinkers and Beckett’s own artistic method, it offers the first sustained and comprehensive account of Beckettian phenomenology.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > English and Humanities
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2011 14:48
    Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:17
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/1596

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