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Published: 01 November 2018

320 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474440608

Bookseller Code (06)

Samuel Beckett's How It Is

Philosophy in Translation

Anthony Cordingley

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Other Becketts

  • Offers the first comprehensive treatment of Beckett's most poorly understood novel, identifying the breadth of its philosophical and literary sources
  • Makes extensive use of manuscript evidence and newly accessible notes from Beckett's reading in philosophy
  • Guides the reader through Beckett's philosophical and theological sources, highlighting his innovative and original dialectics between the pre-Socratics, Plato, Aristotle, the Ancient Stoics, the early Church Fathers and desert mystics, seventeenth-century mystics and Rationalists