Beckett in 90 Minutes

Beckett in 90 Minutes

Downloadable Audiobook - 2009
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Samuel Beckett's work evokes passionate responses: readers and playgoers either revere it or consider it a load of pretentious nonsense. But his philosophy of pessimism will always find a new generation of young readers, for it bursts the rainbow soap bubbles of illusion, leaving us blinking with stinging eyes at unremitting reality. Beckett's defeatism was no soft choice: he had iron in his soul and the wry humor of those who withstand all misfortune, who never admit final defeat. Beckett in 90 Minutes offers a concise, expert account of Beckett's life and ideas and explains their influence on literature and on man's struggle to understand his place in the world. The book also includes a list of Beckett's chief works, a chronology of his life and times, and recommended reading for those who wish to delve deeper.
Publisher: [United States] :, Blackstone Audio, Incorporated :, Made available through hoopla,, 2009.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781433217715
1433217716
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 56 min.)) :,digital.
data file, rda
digital, Digital recording
Additional Contributors: Whitfield, Robert
Alternative Title: hoopla (Digital media service)

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