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By Emilie Morin

ISBN-10: 110841799X

ISBN-13: 9781108417990

Beckett's Political mind's eye charts unexplored territory: it investigates how Beckett's bilingual texts re-imagine political historical past, and records the conflicts and controversies by which Beckett's political awareness and affirmations have been mediated. The ebook deals a startling account of Beckett's paintings, tracing the numerous political motives that framed his writing, commitments, collaborations and friendships, from the Scottsboro Boys to the Black Panthers, from Irish communism to Spanish republicanism to Algerian nationalism, and from campaigns opposed to Irish and British censorship to anti-Apartheid and foreign human rights pursuits. Emilie Morin finds a truly varied author, whose occupation and paintings have been formed by means of a distinct publicity to foreign politics, an unconventional standpoint on political motion and secretive political engagements. The booklet will profit scholars, researchers and readers who are looking to take into consideration literary historical past in several methods and have an interest in Beckett's enduring attraction and influence.

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