Borderless Beckett / Beckett sans frontieres

Borderless Beckett / Beckett sans frontieres

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SBT/A 19 features selected papers from the Borderless Beckett / Beckett sans frontieres Symposium held in Tokyo at Waseda University in 2006. The essays penned by eminent and young scholars from around the world examine the many ways Beckett's art crosses borders: coupling reality and dream, life and death, as in Japanese Noh drama, or transgressing distinctions between limits and limitlessness; humans, animals, virtual bodies, and stones; French and English; words and silence; and the received frameworks of philosophy and aesthetics.
The highlight of the volume is the contribution by Nobel Laureate J. M. Coetzee, the special guest of the Symposium. His article entitled "Eight Ways of Looking at Samuel Beckett" introduces a variety of novel approaches to Beckett, ranging from a comparative analysis of his work and Melville's Moby Dick to a biographical observation concerning Beckett's application for a lectureship at a South African university. Other highlights include innovative essays by the plenary speakers and panelists - Enoch Brater, Mary Bryden, Bruno Clement, Steven Connor, S. E. Gontarski, Evelyne Grossman, and Angela Moorjani - and an illuminating section on Beckett's television dramas.
The Borderless Beckett volume renews our awareness of the admirable quality and wide range of approaches that characterize Beckett studies.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 468 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 30.23mm | 825g
  • Editions Rodopi B.V.
  • Leiden, Netherlands
  • English, French
  • Bilingual edition
  • Bilingual
  • 9042023937
  • 9789042023932

Table of contents

Introduction
1. J. M. COETZEE: Eight Ways of Looking at Samuel Beckett
Dislocations: Limits and Limitlessness
2. Steven CONNOR: "On such and such a Day ... in such a World": Beckett's Radical Finitude
3. Evelyne GROSSMAN: A La Limite...: lecture de Cette fois de Samuel Beckett
4. Masaki KONDO: Ill Seen Ill Said and the Japanese Spatial Concept Ma
5. Garin DOWD: Watt's Ways: Addenda, Borders and Courses
Litterature et philosophie: voix et images en question
6. Bruno CLEMENT: "Mais quelle est cette voix?"
7. Anthony UHLMANN: Image and Disposition in Beckett's Late Plays
8. Paul SHEEHAN: Images must Travel Further: Bataille and Blanchot Read Beckett
9. Michiko TSUSHIMA: "Memory is the Belly belly of the Mind": Augustine's Concept of Memory in Beckett
10. Yo FUJIWARA: narrateurs et entendeurs dans les oeuvres romanesques et theatrales de Samuel Beckett
11. Manfred MILZ: Echoes of Bergsonian Vitalism in Samuel Beckett's Early Works
Of Clowns and Artists
12. Mary BRYDEN: Beckett, Boell, and Clowns
13. Enoch BRATER: From Dada to Didi: Beckett and the Art of His Century
14. Angela MOORJANI: Genesis, Child's Play, and the Gaze of Silence: Samuel Beckett and Paul Klee
Animals, Humans, Stones
15. Naoya MORI: Becoming Stone: A Leibnizian Reading of Beckett's Fiction
16. Shane WELLER: Not Rightly Human: Beckett and Animality
17. Yoshiyuki INOUE: "Little People" in le depeupleur: Beckett and the Eighteenth Century
Impressions of Tokyo by Sjef HOUPPERMANS
Television's "Savage Eye" : Phantasmagorical and Virtual Bodies
18. Minako OKAMURO: ... But the Clouds... and a Yeatsian Phantasmagoria
19. Schirin NOWROUSIAN: "Imagination, Ear and Eye" Et "Mudes Vogelgestoehn": une reflexion sur la musique et l'influence du poeme "The Tower" dans ...nur noch Gewoelk..., Geistertrio et Nacht und Traume
20. Ulrika MAUDE: "Hint of Jugular and Cords": Beckett and Modern Medicine
21. Mireille RAYNAL-ZOUGARI: dans le for exterieur de la boite cranienne: proses et pieces pour la television
22. Anne-Cecile GUILBARD: voyons voir Beckett realisateur: qui voit quoi ou? ou: n'y a-t-il vraiment que nuages passant dans le ciel a la television?
Beckett's Borderless Words / Paroles sans frontieres
23. Chris ACKERLEY: fun de partie: Puns and Paradigms in Endgame
24. Takeshi KAWASHIMA: "What kind of Name is that?": Samuel Beckett's Strategy of Naming
25. Izumi NISHIMURA: les points de vue de sirius dans l'innommable et les textes pour rien
Witnessing
26. Russell SMITH: Bearing Witness in How it is
27. Yoshiki TAJIRI: Beckett's Legacy in the Work of J. M. Coetzee
28. Futoshi SAKAUCHI: Not I in an Irish Context
"Sssh": Sounds and Signs of Silence
29. Julia SIBONI: ENTRE "mots muets" et silence bruissant: le 'je' en tension
30. Jonathan TADASHI NAITO: Writing Silence: Samuel Beckett's Early Mimes
31. Manako ONO: Actes Sans Paroles, Paroles Sans Scene
Borderlessness: Life and Death / Beginnings and Endings
32. S. E. GONTARSKI: An End to Endings: Samuel Beckett's End Game(s)
33. Julie CAMPBELL: Playing With Death in Malone Dies
34. Regine BRUNEAU-SUHAS: une mise au tombeau: la terre beckettienne dans Oh les beaux jours
35. Gabriela GARCIA HUBARD: "sa naissance fut sa perte" et la perte son aporie: Heidegger / Beckett / Derrida
Contributors / Liste des auteurs
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