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By Daniela Caselli

ISBN-10: 0719071577

ISBN-13: 9780719071577

Beckett's Dantes: Intertextuality within the Fiction and feedback is the 1st research in English at the literary relation among Beckett and Dante. it truly is an cutting edge analyzing of Samuel Beckett and Dante's works and a severe engagement with modern theories of intertextuality. it really is an informative intertextual examining of Beckett's paintings, detecting formerly unknown quotations, allusions to, and parodies of Dante in Beckett's fiction and feedback. the quantity translates Dante within the unique Italian (as it seems that in Beckett), translating into English all Italian quotations. It merits from a multilingual method according to Beckett's released works in English and French, and on manuscripts (which use English, French, German and Italian). via an in depth interpreting of Beckett's fiction and feedback, the publication will argue that Dante is either assumed as an exterior resource of literary and cultural authority in Beckett's paintings, and likewise participates in Beckett's texts' sceptical undermining of authority. furthermore, the booklet demonstrates that the numerous references to varied 'Dantes' produce 'Mr Beckett' because the determine of the writer liable for this sort of remarkably interconnected oeuvre. The ebook is geared toward the scholarly groups attracted to literatures in English, literary and important conception, comparative literature and concept, French literature and idea and Italian experiences. Its jargon-free type also will allure third-year or complicated undergraduate scholars, and postgraduate scholars, in addition to these readers attracted to the weird dating among one of many maximum writers of the 20th century and the medieval writer who stands for the very proposal of the Western canon.

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