The Broken Window: Beckett's Dramatic Perspective

Purdue University Press
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The author defines and analyzes the new type of theatrical perspective invented by Samuel Beckett. She begins with an overview of the changes of the definition of century knowledge, then discusses the concepts of time, space, and movement which underlie Beckett's notion and use of perspective in the theatre. The Broken Window shows how Beckett translates a number of twentieth-century esthetic and philosophical concerns into specific dramatic techniques and traces their evolution through close textual analyses of six plays.
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Publisher
Purdue University Press
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Published on
Dec 31, 1987
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Pages
185
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ISBN
9780911198829
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Language
English
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Genres
Drama / European / General
Literary Criticism / Drama
Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
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