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Beckett and Badiou [electronic resource] : the pathos of intermittency / Andrew Gibson.

Author/Creator:
Gibson, Andrew, 1949-
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (337 p.)
Subjects:
Badiou, Alain -- Criticism and interpretation.
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 -- Influence.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The leading contemporary French philosopher Alain Badiou has been a lifelong devotee of Beckett's work. This ground-breaking study provides a full introduction to and critique of Badiou's philosophy, politics, ethics and aesthetics, and his interpretation of the Irish writer, as a basis for a major new reading of the Beckett corpus. - ;Beckett and Badiou offers a provocative new reading of Samuel Beckett's work on the basis of a full, critical account of the thought of Alain Badiou. Badiou is the most eminent of contemporary French philosophers. His devotion to Beckett's work has been lifelong
Contents:
Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Badiou (i): Being, Event, Subject, Truth; 2. Badiou (ii): Politics, Ethics, Aesthetics; 3. Badiou, Beckett, and Contemporary Criticism; 4. The Break with Doxa: Murphy, Watt; 5. The Event of the Event: The Unnamable; 6. The Thought of the Good: Enough, The Lost Ones, Ill Seen Ill Said, Worstward Ho; 7. The Sparkle Hid in Ashes: Beckett's Plays; Conclusion: The Pathos of Intermittency; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-312) and index.
ISBN:
1-280-75420-6
0-19-152590-1
1-4294-7028-3
OCLC:
437092694
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