Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 01 March 2018

272 Pages | 13 b/w illus., 49 colour illus.

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474431491

Also Available As:

Bookseller Code (06)

Beckett's Thing

Painting and Theatre

David Lloyd

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Other Becketts

  • Discusses Beckett's relationship with three painters crucial to his life-long dialogue with the visual arts
  • The first book to examine the paintings that Beckett would have known and on which he based his critical remarks
  • Accounts for the increasing visuality of Beckett's theatre in relation to his evolving appreciation of painting and the formal questions posed by that medium
  • Explores Beckett's anticipation of European phenomenology and psychoanalysis in relation to Heidegger and Lacan

Also of Interest