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By Matthew Feldman, Ulrika Maude

Existentialism and poststructuralism have supplied the 2 major theoretical methods to Samuel Beckett's paintings. those influential philosophical events, notwithstanding, owe a good debt to the phenomenological culture.

This quantity, with contributions via significant foreign students, examines the exceptional in Beckett's literary worlds, evaluating and contrasting his writing with key figures together with Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre and Maurice Merleau-Ponty. It advances an research of hitherto unexplored phenomenological subject matters, corresponding to nausea, immaturity and sleep, in Beckett's paintings. via an exploration of particular thinkers and Beckett's personal inventive procedure, it deals the 1st sustained and finished account of Beckettian phenomenology.

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