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Beckett and Poststructuralism Anthony Uhlmann

Beckett and Poststructuralism

Anthony Uhlmann

Published February 1st 2008
ISBN : 9780521052436
Paperback
216 pages
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Anthony Uhlmann offers a reading of Beckett in the light of recent French philosophy, particularly the work of Foucault, Deleuze and Guattari, Levinas, and Derrida. Beckett and Poststructuralism is a work of literary criticism that is also anMoreAnthony Uhlmann offers a reading of Beckett in the light of recent French philosophy, particularly the work of Foucault, Deleuze and Guattari, Levinas, and Derrida. Beckett and Poststructuralism is a work of literary criticism that is also an intellectual history of the relationship between Becketts texts and their French philosophical and cultural context. Uhlmann explores the overlap between Becketts aesthetic and philosophy, emphasizing how postwar French philosophy was powerfully affected by Becketts work. This book addresses a wide range of issues in contemporary philosophy and literary theory.