By Matthew Feldman, Ulrika Maude
Existentialism and poststructuralism have supplied the 2 major theoretical methods to Samuel Beckett's paintings. those influential philosophical activities, besides the fact that, owe a superb debt to the phenomenological culture.
This quantity, with contributions via significant overseas students, examines the exceptional in Beckett's literary worlds, evaluating and contrasting his writing with key figures together with Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre and Maurice Merleau-Ponty. It advances an research of hitherto unexplored phenomenological issues, reminiscent of nausea, immaturity and sleep, in Beckett's paintings. via an exploration of particular thinkers and Beckett's personal inventive procedure, it bargains the 1st sustained and finished account of Beckettian phenomenology.
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German Diary’ entry for 15/11/36, cited in Giesing et al. (2007: 133). de/ (last accessed 30/8/08). The term, used by Arsene in Watt, belongs to Arnold Geulincx; for details on Beckett’s reading of his Metaphysics and Ethics in early 1936, see Feldman (2008: 131–7). Beckett, Husserl, Sartre and ‘Meaning Creation’ 17 18 19 20 35 ‘German Diary’ entry of 20/3/37, Beckett International Foundation, Reading. I am particularly grateful to Mark Nixon for his assistance with this passage. For a discussion of Heidegger’s rectoral address, see Feldman (2005).
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