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Beckett before Godot, John Pilling

Label
Beckett before Godot
Title
Beckett before Godot
Statement of responsibility
John Pilling
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In Beckett before Godot, John Pilling re-evaluates the formative years of Beckett between the publication of his first work in 1929 and the composition late in 1946 of The Calmative, his last work before the 'trilogy'. Using a wealth of unpublished manuscripts and correspondence from around the world, Pilling examines individual works across all genres for what they reveal of Beckett's creative process during this crucial period. He offers a detailed account of Beckett's early psychological and aesthetic development, and shows how his artistic growth was always paradoxically linked to the likelihood of failure, to which he was always temperamentally attracted
  • Pilling's treatment of the first two decades of Beckett's career as a writer offers for the first time a coherent critical narrative of his development during this long period of apprenticeship. Beckett before Godot links biographical fact with a series of powerful close readings to modify and enhance our understanding of one of this century's most influential authors
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pilling, John
Dewey number
848/.91409
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6003.E282
LC item number
Z7869 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beckett, Samuel
  • Beckett, Samuel
  • Beckett, Samuel
  • Beckett, Samuel
Label
Beckett before Godot, John Pilling
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4.
  • Dream of Fair to Middling Women: 'a solution of continuity'
  • pt. 2.
  • 1932-1936.
  • 5.
  • More poems than precipitates: towards Echo's Bones and beyond.
  • 6.
  • In the interval: More Pricks Than Kicks.
  • 7.
  • Beckett as bookman: the reviews.
  • 1.
  • 8.
  • Figure and ground: Murphy
  • pt. 3.
  • 1937-1946.
  • 9.
  • Dissonance: 1937-1940.
  • 10.
  • Watt and Watt not.
  • 11.
  • Texts for something: 'a universe become provisional'.
  • Introduction
  • 12.
  • Mercier et Camier and the nouvelles: 'the vicissitudes of the road'.
  • 13.
  • Conclusion
  • pt. 1.
  • 1929-1932.
  • 2.
  • Dante ... Bruno. Vico .. Joyce and Assumption: 'the prospect of self-extension'.
  • 3.
  • From a view to a kill: Proust and Le Concentrisme.
Control code
36477014
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 277 pages
Isbn
9780521464963
Lccn
97006870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)36477014
Label
Beckett before Godot, John Pilling
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4.
  • Dream of Fair to Middling Women: 'a solution of continuity'
  • pt. 2.
  • 1932-1936.
  • 5.
  • More poems than precipitates: towards Echo's Bones and beyond.
  • 6.
  • In the interval: More Pricks Than Kicks.
  • 7.
  • Beckett as bookman: the reviews.
  • 1.
  • 8.
  • Figure and ground: Murphy
  • pt. 3.
  • 1937-1946.
  • 9.
  • Dissonance: 1937-1940.
  • 10.
  • Watt and Watt not.
  • 11.
  • Texts for something: 'a universe become provisional'.
  • Introduction
  • 12.
  • Mercier et Camier and the nouvelles: 'the vicissitudes of the road'.
  • 13.
  • Conclusion
  • pt. 1.
  • 1929-1932.
  • 2.
  • Dante ... Bruno. Vico .. Joyce and Assumption: 'the prospect of self-extension'.
  • 3.
  • From a view to a kill: Proust and Le Concentrisme.
Control code
36477014
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 277 pages
Isbn
9780521464963
Lccn
97006870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)36477014

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