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Published: 30 June 2012

240 Pages

7.8 x 5.0 inches

ISBN: 9780719064210

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Beckett on screen

The television plays

Jonathan Bignell

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Essential reading in literature and drama studies, television historiography and for devotees of Beckett's work
  • First study to analyse Beckett's television plays in relation to the history and theory of television
  • Uses original research from BBC archives and manuscript sources
  • Provides new perspectives on Beckett's television dramas and a wider television culture
  • Compares and contrasts the plays for television with Beckett's Film and broadcasts of his theatre work, including the recent Beckett on Film season

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