Late Modernist Style in Samuel Beckett and Emmanuel Levinas

October 30, 2020
Late Modernist Style in Samuel Beckett and Emmanuel Levinas

Beckett and Levinas are of central importance to criticaldebates about literary ethics. Rather than suggest the preservationof literary and ethical value in the wake of the WWII, this bookargues that both launched a sustained attack on the principles ofliterature, weaving narrative, and descriptive doubt throughphenomenology, prose, and drama.