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The haptic aesthetic in Samuel Beckett's drama / Trish McTighe.

Author/Creator:
McTighe, Trish.
Publication:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
196 pages ; 23 cm.
Edition:
First edition.
Series:
New interpretations of Beckett in the twenty-first century.
New Interpretations of Beckett in the Twenty-first Century
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Subjects:
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 -- Dramatic works.
Touch in literature.
Self in literature.
Contents:
Introduction: Haptics, aesthetics, philosophy
Eye: failing, myopic, grainy
Ear: full of relentless echoes
Mouth: trying to tell it all, failing
Skin, space, place
On the one hand ... (the one that writes the body)
On the other hand ... (the one that refuses to touch)
Conclusion: Departing bodies, between doubting Thomas and noli me tangere.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781137276988 (alk. paper)
1137276983 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
827256542