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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 383–407.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Anthony Cordingley This article elucidates the dialectic between Pythagorean-Platonic and Democritean ideas latent in Beckett's final work of long prose, Comment c'est/How It Is (1961/1964), and measures the importance of Beckett's perception of philosophy gained through his study of Wilhelm...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 228–240.
Published: 01 June 2007
...JONATHAN MAYHEW University of Oregon 2007 Beckett, Samuel. Collected Shorter Plays . New York: Grove Press, 1984 . ____. The Complete Short Prose: 1929-1989 . Ed. S.E. Gontarski. New York: Grove Press, 1995 . ____. Nohow On . Ed. S.E. Gontarski. New York: Grove Press, 1996...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 317–330.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Rolf Tiedemann. Trans. Shierry Weber Nicholson. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991 . Beckett, Samuel. Watt . London: John Calder, 1976 . ____. Disjecta—Miscellaneous Writings and a Dramatic Fragment . London: John Calder, 1983 . ____. Murphy . London: Calder Publications Ltd...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 416–431.
Published: 01 September 2009
... it is” (“wie es ist”). This concept-name at times appears demonstrative—“It is thus”—at times general—“how it is”—and at times self-referential—“here I am.” Although Adorno's English translator Hullot-Kentor notes that the meaning of Sosein for Adorno is equivalent to that of Beckett's “Comment c'est...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 459–461.
Published: 01 December 2016
... canonical and non-canonical texts and sources, Israel reveals a vastly interconnected network of spiral-related thinking, one that occasionally features instances of direct influence (as in the artist Robert Smithson’s invocation of passages from Samuel Beckett’s The Unnamable in the essay...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 345–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
...David Spurr The Medieval Presence in Modernist Literature: The Quest to Fail . By Ullyot Jonathan . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 275 p . © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Works Cited Beckett Samuel . Trilogy: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 June 2014
... “formative,” not informative, fictions. The examples he treats here include Beckett’s novels, Mallarmé’s poetry, the New Testament, and Platonic dialogue. So there is, despite the title, no preference here for narrative fic- tion. What distinguishes these works is their unique capability to “give us...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 348–350.
Published: 01 September 2017
... words, “it made no difference and all the horrors” of life begin all over again (Beckett 49). This is essentially a book about modernism’s formulation of an aesthetic of failure, and there are times when the armature of the Grail quest seems to get in the way of Ullyot’s larger purpose. For...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 362–364.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Beckett in terms of musical influence. Prieto’s study places these works, which span the 1940s to the 1960s, against the evolution of a musical model in literature and proposes a coherent thesis for the use of music as a central, if not always obvious, reference in late modernist narratives...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 365–367.
Published: 01 September 2004
... by avant-garde, late modernists Robert Pinget, Michel Leiris, and Samuel Beckett in terms of musical influence. Prieto’s study places these works, which span the 1940s to the 1960s, against the evolution of a musical model in literature and proposes a coherent thesis for the use of music as a...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 367–370.
Published: 01 September 2004
...- lytically works by avant-garde, late modernists Robert Pinget, Michel Leiris, and Samuel Beckett in terms of musical influence. Prieto’s study places these works, which span the 1940s to the 1960s, against the evolution of a musical model in literature and proposes a coherent thesis for the use of...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 370–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
... comfortable with authors who could be called early modernists, such as Joyce, Woolf, and Huxley. Along with Frédérique Arroyas, Eric Prieto is one of only a few critics to examine ana- lytically works by avant-garde, late modernists Robert Pinget, Michel Leiris, and Samuel Beckett in terms of...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 372–375.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Beckett in terms of musical influence. Prieto’s study places these works, which span the 1940s to the 1960s, against the evolution of a musical model in literature and proposes a coherent thesis for the use of music as a central, if not always obvious, reference in late modernist narratives...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 91–110.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Christopher . Encyclopaedia of British Railway Companies . Somerset : Patrick Stephens Ltd. , 1990 . Print . Baron Scarlett . “Strandentwining Cable”: Joyce, Flaubert, and Interxtextuality . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2012 . Print . Beckett Samuel . The Letters of Samuel Beckett 1929...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
... modernism within the context of European mod- ernism. Bergelson, unlike Beckett, Ionesco, and other modernists who immigrated to European metropolitan centers, continued to write in Yiddish. His spatio-temporal and allegorical distortions, she argues, are not only easily identifiable as features shared...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2004
... performance, and into the privately experienced, more expertly read and written text (p. 34). This retreat is nicely illustrated in chapters on Mallarmé; Joyce’s “Circe,” from Ulysses; and Stein. Read- ings of Yeats, Brecht, and Beckett then measure, within modernist dramaturgy and— equally important...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2004
... performance, and into the privately experienced, more expertly read and written text (p. 34). This retreat is nicely illustrated in chapters on Mallarmé; Joyce’s “Circe,” from Ulysses; and Stein. Read- ings of Yeats, Brecht, and Beckett then measure, within modernist dramaturgy and— equally important...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 January 2004
... performance, and into the privately experienced, more expertly read and written text (p. 34). This retreat is nicely illustrated in chapters on Mallarmé; Joyce’s “Circe,” from Ulysses; and Stein. Read- ings of Yeats, Brecht, and Beckett then measure, within modernist dramaturgy and— equally important...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 January 2004
... performance, and into the privately experienced, more expertly read and written text (p. 34). This retreat is nicely illustrated in chapters on Mallarmé; Joyce’s “Circe,” from Ulysses; and Stein. Read- ings of Yeats, Brecht, and Beckett then measure, within modernist dramaturgy and— equally important...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 438–458.
Published: 01 December 2014
... . Barthes Roland . S/Z . Trans. Miller Richard . New York : Hill and Wang , 1974 . Print . Carson Anne . Economy of the Unlost . Princeton : Princeton UP , 1999 . Print . Cohn Ruby . “Ruby Cohn on the Godot Circle.” Beckett Remembering, Remembering Beckett . Ed...