Samuel Beckett's German diaries 1936-1937 / Mark Nixon

Author(s): Nixon, Mark
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Subjects: Geschichte 1936-1937
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989--Diaries
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989--Criticism and interpretation
Beckett, Samuel
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : Continuum, c2011
Series: Historicizing modernism
Historicizing modernism
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xv, 245 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations viii
Acknowledgements ix
Series Editors' Preface xii
List of Abbreviations and Notes on the Text xiii
Introduction: Beckett's German Diaries 1
1.. Beckett's Journey to Germany 1936-1937 6
2.. Beckett's German Diaries 19
3.. Psychoanalysis, Quietism and Literary Waste 37
4.. Beckett Reading German Literature 60
5.. Beckett, Nazi Culture and Contemporary German Literature 84
6.. Playing the Scales of Literature: Beckett's Ǹotesnatching' 100
7.. Beckett's Journal of a Melancholic and Other Writing 110
8.. Talking Pictures: Beckett and the Visual Arts 132
9.. Clarifiers and Obscurantists: Towards a New Aesthetic 162
Conclusion: The Threshold of Words 187
Appendix: Beckett's Travel Itinerary 193
Notes 194
Bibliography 224
Index 239
Notes: ISBN: 9781441152589
ISBN: 144115258X
Includes bibliographical references (p. [224]-238) and index
OCLC Number: 657602667
ISBN/ISSN: 9781441152589