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Epilogue

Joseph Anderton

Joseph Anderton is Assistant Professor in Drama and Performance at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is author of the chapter ‘Hooves! The Equine Presence in Beckett’ in Beckett and Animals (2013) and has reviewed for The Journal of Beckett Studies and The Journal of European Humour Research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beckett’s Creatures : Art of Failure after the Holocaust

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...In a letter to Georges Duthuit dated 12 August 1948 Beckett apologizes for the ‘unbelievably silly letter’ he had sent previously in which he offers some near inscrutable thoughts on art, before noting that: ‘One must shout, murmur, exult...

Power: Master–servant relationships

Joseph Anderton

Joseph Anderton is Assistant Professor in Drama and Performance at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is author of the chapter ‘Hooves! The Equine Presence in Beckett’ in Beckett and Animals (2013) and has reviewed for The Journal of Beckett Studies and The Journal of European Humour Research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beckett’s Creatures : Art of Failure after the Holocaust

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...In light of the creature’s meaning as ‘subject to another’, this chapter examines more explicit assertions of power between Beckett’s ‘pseudo-couples’ to explicate processes of identification through alterity. I underline how the influence...

Introduction

Joseph Anderton

Joseph Anderton is Assistant Professor in Drama and Performance at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is author of the chapter ‘Hooves! The Equine Presence in Beckett’ in Beckett and Animals (2013) and has reviewed for The Journal of Beckett Studies and The Journal of European Humour Research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beckett’s Creatures : Art of Failure after the Holocaust

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...The Beckettian creature encompasses both dictionary definitions of the word ‘creature’ as well as more idiosyncratic authorial, authoritative and autocratic forms of creation that correlate with narratological, political and divine...

Survival: Incompleteness and continuation

Joseph Anderton

Joseph Anderton is Assistant Professor in Drama and Performance at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is author of the chapter ‘Hooves! The Equine Presence in Beckett’ in Beckett and Animals (2013) and has reviewed for The Journal of Beckett Studies and The Journal of European Humour Research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beckett’s Creatures : Art of Failure after the Holocaust

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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... For example, Caravaggio’s baroque version depicts an angel in a violin recital, Joseph holding the musical score, the mother Mary cradling the infant Jesus and an inconspicuous donkey in the background. In contrast, the ‘without infant,...

Humour: Failure and degradation

Joseph Anderton

Joseph Anderton is Assistant Professor in Drama and Performance at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is author of the chapter ‘Hooves! The Equine Presence in Beckett’ in Beckett and Animals (2013) and has reviewed for The Journal of Beckett Studies and The Journal of European Humour Research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beckett’s Creatures : Art of Failure after the Holocaust

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...Chapter 3, ‘Humour’, traces the creaturely position of humour in Beckett’s work as it traverses the edge of comprehension and expression, acting as an emergency measure at the limits of the vulnerable human. Drawing on a number...

Testimony: Bearing witness to the event and self

Joseph Anderton

Joseph Anderton is Assistant Professor in Drama and Performance at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is author of the chapter ‘Hooves! The Equine Presence in Beckett’ in Beckett and Animals (2013) and has reviewed for The Journal of Beckett Studies and The Journal of European Humour Research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beckett’s Creatures : Art of Failure after the Holocaust

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...‘Testimony’ examines the expressive difficulties that Beckett embraces through the author-narrators in his trilogy of novels Molloy, Malone Dies and The Unnamable to unearth a historically significant engagement with the challenges facing...