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216 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526121349

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Samuel Beckett and trauma

First Edition

Edited by Mariko Hori Tanaka, Yoshiki Tajiri, and Michiko Tsushima

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides a new theoretical approach to Beckett, using not just psychoanalytical theories in literature and philosophy, but also medical, cultural and performance theories
  • Contributes to trauma studies in literature whose main argument was based on Holocaust studies by looking at Beckett>'s works from wider views
  • Opens up an interdisciplinary discussion by connecting literature and art with other disciplines
  • Provides new perspectives to look at the present traumatic human society that seems to come to a dead end

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