Beckett's Eighteenth Century

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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Artikelnummer 9781349425228
Preis 115,00 CHF
Autor Smith, F.
Sprache eng
Seitenangabe 236
Verlag Palgrave Macmillan UK
Erscheinungsjahr 2002
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