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CONTENTS

List of contributors page ix

Preface xiii

Chronology of Beckett's life xv

List of abbreviations xxi

A note on titles xxii

1 An endgame of aesthetics: Beckett as essayist i

RUPERT WOOD

2 Beckett's English fiction 17

JOHN PILLING

3 Three novels and four nouvelles-, giving up the ghost be born at last 43

PAUL DA VIES

4 Waiting for Godot and Endgame: theatre as text 67

MICHAEL WORTON

5 Stages of identity: from Krapp's last tape to Play 88

PAUL LAWLEY

6 Beginning again: the post-narrative art of Texts for nothing and

How it is 106

H. PORTER ABBOTT

7 The mediated Quixote: the radio and television plays, and Film 124

JONATHAN KALB

8 Dead heads: damnation-narration in the 'dramaticules' 145

KEIR ELAM

9 Disabled figures: from the Residua to Stirrings still

ANDREW RENTON

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10 Beckett's poems and verse translations or: Beckett and the limits of

poetry 184

ROGER LITTLE

11 Beckett as director: the art of mastering failure 196

ANNA McMULLAN

12 Beckett's bilingualism 209

ANN BEER

13 Beckett and the philosophers 222

p. j. MURPHY

Further reading

Index of works by Beckett

General index

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