Rethinking Beckett: A Collection of Critical Essays

October 30, 2020
Rethinking Beckett: A Collection of Critical Essays

Do we take Beckett seriously enough? This study starts from theassumption that we do not, and that this arises from anunwillingness to face up to the central philosophical issuesimplicit in his work. By associating Samuel Beckett with thephilosophy of Heidegger, Sartre, and more experimentally, Hegel,this study attempts to illuminate Beckett with the help of thesephilosophers, on the assumption that his work offers objectivecorrelatives of their central insights.