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The Plays of Samuel Beckett.

By: Weiss, Katherine.
Contributor(s): Mehta, Xerxes | Johnson, Nicholas | Herren, Graley | Anderson, Dustin.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Critical Companions: Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012Description: 1 online resource (203 p.).ISBN: 9781408145586.Subject(s): Beckett, Samuel, -- 1906-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation | Beckett, Samuel, -- 1906-1989 -- Dramatic works | English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Plays of Samuel BeckettDDC classification: 842.914 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Title Page -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1 The Stage Plays -- Waiting for Godot -- Endgame -- Krapp's Last Tape -- Happy Days -- Play -- Come and Go -- Footfalls -- Conclusion -- 2 The Radio Plays -- All That Fall -- Embers -- The Old Tune -- Words and Music, Cascando, Rough for Radio I, Rough for Radio II -- Conclusion -- 3 The Teleplays -- Eh Joe -- Ghost Trio -- … but the clouds… -- Nacht und Träume -- Quad -- What Where -- Conclusion -- 4 Critical Perspectives -- Xerxes Mehta Ghosts: Chaos and Freedom in Beckett's Spectral Theatre
Nicholas Johnson A Spectrum of Fidelity, an Ethic of Impossibility: Directing Beckett -- Graley Herren Beckett on Television, Beckett on Love: A Response to Badiou -- Dustin Anderson Krapp's Last Tape and Mapping Modern Memory -- 5 Interviews -- Wendy Salkind on Not I -- Bill Largess on Ohio Impromptu -- Wendy Salkind, Peggy Yates and Bill Largess on Play -- Sam McCready on That Time and Ohio Impromptu -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgements -- Chronology of selected events, performances and publications -- Further reading -- About the Author -- Credits -- eCopyright
Summary: The Plays of Samuel Beckett provides a stimulating analysis of Beckett's entire dramatic oeuvre, encompassing his stage, radio and television plays. Ideal for students, this major study combines analysis of each play by Katherine Weiss with interveiws and essays from practitioners and scholars.
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Title Page -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1 The Stage Plays -- Waiting for Godot -- Endgame -- Krapp's Last Tape -- Happy Days -- Play -- Come and Go -- Footfalls -- Conclusion -- 2 The Radio Plays -- All That Fall -- Embers -- The Old Tune -- Words and Music, Cascando, Rough for Radio I, Rough for Radio II -- Conclusion -- 3 The Teleplays -- Eh Joe -- Ghost Trio -- … but the clouds… -- Nacht und Träume -- Quad -- What Where -- Conclusion -- 4 Critical Perspectives -- Xerxes Mehta Ghosts: Chaos and Freedom in Beckett's Spectral Theatre

Nicholas Johnson A Spectrum of Fidelity, an Ethic of Impossibility: Directing Beckett -- Graley Herren Beckett on Television, Beckett on Love: A Response to Badiou -- Dustin Anderson Krapp's Last Tape and Mapping Modern Memory -- 5 Interviews -- Wendy Salkind on Not I -- Bill Largess on Ohio Impromptu -- Wendy Salkind, Peggy Yates and Bill Largess on Play -- Sam McCready on That Time and Ohio Impromptu -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgements -- Chronology of selected events, performances and publications -- Further reading -- About the Author -- Credits -- eCopyright

The Plays of Samuel Beckett provides a stimulating analysis of Beckett's entire dramatic oeuvre, encompassing his stage, radio and television plays. Ideal for students, this major study combines analysis of each play by Katherine Weiss with interveiws and essays from practitioners and scholars.

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Katherine Weiss is an Associate Professor of English and Modern Drama at East Tennessee State University. She and Seán Kennedy are the editors of Samuel Beckett: History, Memory, Archive published in 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan. Additionally, she included the notes and commentary to Methuen Drama's student edition of Tennessee Williams's Sweet Bird of Youth (2010) and has published several articles on Samuel Beckett and Sam Shepard, among other modern and contemporary playwrights.

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