Poetry and Other Prose

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Matthijs Engelberts, Marius Buning, Sjef Houppermans
Rodopi, 2000 - Drama - 222 pages
Matthijs ENGELBERTS: Avant-Propos/Introduction -- John PILLING: Beckett and "The Itch to Make": The Early Poems in English -- Thomas HUNKELER: "Cascando" de Samuel Beckett -- Mary Ann CAWS: Samuel Beckett Translating -- Mary LYDON: Beyond the Criterion of Genre: Samuel Beckett's Ars Poetica -- Jean-Michel RABETÉ: Beckett et la poesie de la zone: (Dante.Apollinaire. Céline.Lévi) -- Christophe WALL-ROMANA: Beckett au parloir: Poétique du transvoisement -- Michael STEWART: The Unnamable Mirror: The Reflective Identity in Beckett's Prose -- Yann MÉVEL: Molloy : Jeux et enjeux d'un savoir mélancolique -- H. PORTER ABBOTT: Beckett's Lawlessness: Evolutionary Psychology and Genre -- Catherine LAWS: Performance Issues in Composer's Approaches to Beckett -- Emmanuel JACQUART: Beckett et la forme sonate -- Wilma SICCAMA: Beckett's Many Voices: Authorial Control and the Play of Repetition -- N.F. LÖWE: Sam's Love for Sam: Samuel Beckett, Dr. Johnson and Human Wishes -- Bruce ARNOLD: From Proof to Print: Anthony Cronin's Samuel Beckett: The Last Modernist Reconsidered.

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