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Published: 16 October 2018

240 Pages | 1 Illustration

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198822547

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Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath

James McNaughton

  • Illustrates how Beckett's work draws from, and responds to, political conflicts such as the executions after the Irish Civil War, Nazi newspapers and propaganda, and war atrocities
  • Explores how Beckett consistently uses Irish political history to illuminate, ironize, and complicate developments in Europe
  • Provides fresh and new readings of Beckett's most famous work including Endgame
  • Draws on archival material including Beckett's letters and German Diaries