Beckett's Eighteenth Century 2002 (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2002
Antall sider: 229
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781349425228
Kategori: Språk
Omtale: Beckett's Eighteenth Century 2002
Beckett's Eighteenth Century is the first book-length study of Samuel Beckett's affinity with the British eighteenth century and of the influence of its writers on his work. Reading Swift, Pope, Defoe, Fielding, Sterne, Johnson, Gray, and other writers of this period, this study demonstrates how he was not only influenced by them but interprets them for us in a quite modern way. Beckett's uniqueness is not questioned here, but this uniqueness is shown, paradoxically, to have its roots at least in part in his native literature of two centuries ago.

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