The Drama in the Text: Beckett's Late Fiction

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Index
Abbott, H. Porter, 117, 187n, 190n
Abstraction, 79, 91, 136, 152, 154
images of, 87
language as, 97, 144
writing as, 101, 171
Acoustics, 105, 144, 147-48
Acronymn, 85
Acting, 15-16, 42, 54-55, 57
Actor, 116, 173
Adage, 100
Adaptation, 78, 106, 153, 170, 183n
dramatic, 12, 45, 58, 204n
musical, 37, 59, 66, 186n
translation as, 96
Agency, 77, 146
Akalaitis, JoAnne, 45-46, 184n
Alexandrine, 144
All Strange Away, 9, 77-85, 88, 115
All That Fall, 14-23, 30-31, 39, 41, 130
allusions to, 103, 110, 113, 124
Maddy Rooney in, 152, 164-65, 167, 172-73
Allegory, 35, 50, 55-56, 101, 117
Alliteration, 19, 116
Allusion, 63, 112-13, 115, 149, 159. see also Biblical references
literary, 42, 131, 137, 153-54
multiple levels of, 96-97, 127
self-referential, 55-56, 77, 108
Amplitude, 44, 110. see also Volume
Anagram, 71
Analogy, 101-2, 154, 170
Anaphora, 116
Anatomy, 73-74, 80, 84, 113-14, 143. see also Body
Andonian, Cathleen Culotta, 176n
Androgyny, 60, 62, 69
Annotation, 115
Antonyms, 71, 140-41
Aphasia, 162, 165
Apollinaire, Guillaume, 59, 128, 197n
Aposiopesis, 72. see also Ellipses; Pause
Arabian Nights, 42
Aristotle, 193n
Arnheim, Rudolf, 156
Ars armatoria, 81
Articulation, 14, 93, 144, 150. See also Speech
emphasis through, 141-42, 168
Aside, 19, 80, 88
Asmus, Walter, 200n
Assonance, 77, 116, 148, 167
radiophonic modes of, 19, 56
Asymmetry, 86, 138, 168. see also Symmetry

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface ix
  • Contents *
  • 1 - Still Beckett 3
  • 2 - Acts of Enunciation 14
  • 3 - The Play of Language 58
  • 4 - The Performative Voice 90
  • 5 - Trios and Trilogies 106
  • 6 - Posthumous Voices and More Stirrings Still 145
  • 7 - Dire Comments on Comment Dire 164
  • Notes 175
  • Selected Bibliography 209
  • Index 219
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