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The Resource Readings on Waiting for Godot, Laura Marvel, book editor ; Bonnie Szumski, series editor

Readings on Waiting for Godot, Laura Marvel, book editor ; Bonnie Szumski, series editor

Label
Readings on Waiting for Godot
Title
Readings on Waiting for Godot
Statement of responsibility
Laura Marvel, book editor ; Bonnie Szumski, series editor
Title variation
Waiting for Godot
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
842/.914
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ2603.E378
LC item number
E5 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Marvel, Laura
Series statement
Greenhaven Press literary companion to British literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Beckett, Samuel
Label
Readings on Waiting for Godot, Laura Marvel, book editor ; Bonnie Szumski, series editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-186) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Portrait of an artist : the shape of Beckett's life, 1906-1989 -- Characters and plot -- 1. Characters and plot of Waiting for Godot -- Characters form a portrait of the human condition / Deborah B. Gaensbauer ; Dual roles of Didi and Gogo / June Schlueter ; Plot reveals the illusory nature of man's attempts to create meaning / Eugene Webb ; Tragic Pozzo/Lucky subplot / Bert O. States ; Ambiguous figure of Godot / Alan Astro -- 2. Themes and ideas developed in Waiting for Godot -- Unresolved balance between hope and despair / Dan O. Via Jr. ; Active waiting / Andrew K. Kennedy ; Ironic function of storytelling / Kristin Morrison ; Net is the central metaphor in the play / John J. Sheedy ; Figurative language focuses attention on poetic space, not dramatic action / Thomas Cousineau -- 3. Critical approaches to Waiting for Godot -- Godot's relationship to music-hall acts / Fred Miller Robinson ; Black comedy at its blackest / Ramona Cormier & Janis L. Pallister ; Waiting for Godot eludes existing systems of interpretation / Charles R. Lyons ; Beckett asks his audience to examine the play as text / Michael Worton
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780737704471
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00052076
Stock number
954187
System control number
46420085
Label
Readings on Waiting for Godot, Laura Marvel, book editor ; Bonnie Szumski, series editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-186) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Portrait of an artist : the shape of Beckett's life, 1906-1989 -- Characters and plot -- 1. Characters and plot of Waiting for Godot -- Characters form a portrait of the human condition / Deborah B. Gaensbauer ; Dual roles of Didi and Gogo / June Schlueter ; Plot reveals the illusory nature of man's attempts to create meaning / Eugene Webb ; Tragic Pozzo/Lucky subplot / Bert O. States ; Ambiguous figure of Godot / Alan Astro -- 2. Themes and ideas developed in Waiting for Godot -- Unresolved balance between hope and despair / Dan O. Via Jr. ; Active waiting / Andrew K. Kennedy ; Ironic function of storytelling / Kristin Morrison ; Net is the central metaphor in the play / John J. Sheedy ; Figurative language focuses attention on poetic space, not dramatic action / Thomas Cousineau -- 3. Critical approaches to Waiting for Godot -- Godot's relationship to music-hall acts / Fred Miller Robinson ; Black comedy at its blackest / Ramona Cormier & Janis L. Pallister ; Waiting for Godot eludes existing systems of interpretation / Charles R. Lyons ; Beckett asks his audience to examine the play as text / Michael Worton
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780737704471
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00052076
Stock number
954187
System control number
46420085

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