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Author Keller, John Robert.

Title Samuel Beckett and the primacy of love / John Robert Keller
Published Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (x, 226 pages)
Contents Preliminaries and Proust -- No Endon sight: Murphy's misrecognition of love -- This emptied heart: Watt's unwelcome home -- A strange situation: self-entrapment in Waiting for Godot -- The dispeopled kingdom: the hidden self in Beckett's short fiction
Summary This study considers the fundamental literary value and the underlying psychological meaning of Beckett's work. John Keller explores the central place of the emotional world in Beckett's writing, believing the texts embody a struggle to remain in contact with a primal sense of internal goodness
Analysis Multi-User
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-224) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Love in literature.
Psychoanalysis and literature -- France.
Psychoanalysis and literature -- Ireland.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003277620
ISBN 1280734299
1847790542 (electronic bk.)
9781847790545 (electronic bk.)