"A slot without an occupant": Krapps Rhizome Identity

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Samuel Beckett: A Casebook


Garland reference library of the humanities, casebooks on modern dramatists, dramatists, irish authors, irish literature


Introduction / Jennifer M. Jeffers

1 Whispers Out of Time / Helen Regueiro Elam

17 "Speak no more": The Hermeneutical Function of Narrative in Samuel Beckett's Endgame / Jonathan Boulter

39 "A place without an occupant": Krapp's Rhizome Identity / Jennifer M. Jeffers

63 Voices out of the Air: Freedom, Death, and Constraint in All That Fall / Stephen Dilks

81 Vain Reasonings: Not I / Derval Tubridy

111 Performing Vision(s): Perspectives on Spectatorship in Beckett's Theatre / Anna McMullan

133 "Sadism Demands a Story": Looking at Gender and Pain in Samuel Beckett's Plays / Karen Laughlin

159 Bodily Functions: A Reading of Gender Performativity in Samuel Beckett's Rockaby / Christine Jones

179 Empire of Light: Luminosity and Space in Beckett's Theater / William E. Gruber

203 Exhausted Cameras - Beckett in the TV-Zoo / Eckart Voigts-Virchow