Samuel Beckett and the Prosthetic Body: The Organs and Senses in Modernism

October 30, 2020
Samuel Beckett and the Prosthetic Body: The Organs and Senses in Modernism

This book studies the representation of the body in Beckett'swork, focusing on the 'prosthetic' aspect of the organs and senses.While making use of the theoretical potential of the concept of'prosthesis', it aims to resituate Beckett in the broad culturalcontext of modernism in which the impact of new media andtechnologies was registered.