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Product Description: In the last half-century Ludwig Wittgenstein's relevance beyond analytic philosophy, to continental philosophy, to cultural studies, and to the arts has been widely acknowledged. Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus was published in 1922 - the annus mirabilis of modernism - alongside Joyce's Ulysses, Eliot's The Waste Land, Mansfield's The Garden Party and Woolf's Jacob's Room...read more
By S. E. Gontarski (editor)

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9781501302435 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: In the last half-century Ludwig Wittgenstein's relevance beyond analytic philosophy, to continental philosophy, to cultural studies, and to the arts has been widely acknowledged.

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Product Description: Psychologist, philosopher, teacher, writer-William James stood closer than any other thinker to the center of the confluence of intellectual and artistic forces that defined the culture of modernism. The outstanding feature of this volume lies in its intent to investigate James's influence on both American and International Modernism...read more
By S. E. Gontarski (editor)

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9781501302749 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Psychologist, philosopher, teacher, writer-William James stood closer than any other thinker to the center of the confluence of intellectual and artistic forces that defined the culture of modernism.

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Product Description: The contemporary philosopher Jacques Rancière has become over the last two decades one of the most influential voices in philosophy, political theory, and literary, art historical, and film criticism. His work reexamines the divisions that have defined our understanding of modernity, such as art and politics, representation and abstraction, and literature and philosophy...read more
By S. E. Gontarski (editor)

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9781501311383, titled "Understanding Rancière, Understanding Modernism" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The contemporary philosopher Jacques Rancière has become over the last two decades one of the most influential voices in philosophy, political theory, and literary, art historical, and film criticism.

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Product Description: Michel Foucault continues to be regarded as one of the most essential thinkers of the twentieth century. A brilliantly evocative writer and conceptual creator, his influence is clearly discernible today across nearly every discipline-philosophy and history, certainly, as well as literary and critical theory, religious and social studies, and the arts...read more
By S. E. Gontarski (editor)

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9781628927702 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Michel Foucault continues to be regarded as one of the most essential thinkers of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: Creative Involution: Bergson, Beckett Deleuze focuses on a force, on a philosophical trajectory that not only had a profound impact on critical thought of the 20th and now 21st centuries, but on cosmopolitan, contemporary culture more broadly and on artistic experiment and expression in particular...read more

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9780748697328 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, October 1, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Creative Involution: Bergson, Beckett Deleuze focuses on a force, on a philosophical trajectory that not only had a profound impact on critical thought of the 20th and now 21st centuries, but on cosmopolitan, contemporary culture more broadly and on artistic experiment and expression in particular.

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Product Description: The three pieces that comprise this volume are among the most delicate and disquieting of Samuel Beckett’s later prose. Each confined to a single consciousness in a closed space, these stories are a testament to the mind’s boundless expanse...read more
By Samuel Beckett and S. E. Gontarski (introduced by)

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9780802144461 | Grove Pr, November 11, 2014, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The three pieces that comprise this volume are among the most delicate and disquieting of Samuel Beckett’s later prose.

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Product Description: A landmark collection showcasing the diversity of Samuel Beckett's creative outputThe 35 original chapters in this Companion capture the continued vitality of Beckett studies in drama, music and the visual arts and establish rich and varied cultural contexts for Beckett's work world-wide...read more
By S. E. Gontarski (editor)

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9780748675685 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, March 28, 2014, cover price $250.00 | About this edition: A landmark collection showcasing the diversity of Samuel Beckett's creative outputThe 35 original chapters in this Companion capture the continued vitality of Beckett studies in drama, music and the visual arts and establish rich and varied cultural contexts for Beckett's work world-wide.

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Product Description: “On Beckett: Essays and Criticism” is the first collection of writings about the Nobel Prize–winning author that covers the entire spectrum of his work, and also affords a rare glimpse of the private Beckett. More has been written about Samuel Beckett than about any other writer of this century – countless books and articles dealing with him are in print, and the progression continues geometrically...read more
By S. E. Gontarski (editor)

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9780857286635 | Revised edition (Anthem Pr, December 15, 2012), cover price $115.00 | About this edition: “On Beckett: Essays and Criticism” is the first collection of writings about the Nobel Prize–winning author that covers the entire spectrum of his work, and also affords a rare glimpse of the private Beckett.

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9781783081547 | Reprint edition (Anthem Pr, January 15, 2014), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: “On Beckett: Essays and Criticism” is the first collection of writings about the Nobel Prize–winning author that covers the entire spectrum of his work, and also affords a rare glimpse of the private Beckett.
9780394553542 | Grove Pr, November 1, 1986, cover price $12.95 | also contains Infinity Explained | About this edition: Essays discuss Beckett's background and personality, examine his major works, and interpret the themes of his plays
9780802151605 | Grove Pr, September 1, 1986, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Essays discuss Beckett's background and personality, examine his major works, and interpret the themes of his plays

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Product Description: Provides Beckett scholars with a range of first-class essays in a single volume. The Reader makes readily available for the first time 18 major, previously uncollected significant essays from the Journal of Beckett Studies from 1992 to the present...read more
By S. E. Gontarski (editor)

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9780748665709 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, October 3, 2012, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Provides Beckett scholars with a range of first-class essays in a single volume.

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Product Description: A collection of original essays by a team of leading Beckett scholars and two of his biographers, Companion to Samuel Beckett provides a comprehensive critical reappraisal of the literary works of Samuel Beckett. Builds on the resurgence of international Beckett scholarship since the centenary of his birth, and reflects the wealth of newly released archival sources Informed by the latest in scholarly, critical, and theoretical debates A valuable addition to contemporary Beckett scholarship, and testament to the enduring influence of Beckett’s work and his position as one of the most important literary figures of our time...read more
By S. E. Gontarski (editor)

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9781405158695, titled "A Companion to Samuel Beckett" | Blackwell Pub, March 15, 2010, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: A collection of original essays by a team of leading Beckett scholars and two of his biographers, Companion to Samuel Beckett provides a comprehensive critical reappraisal of the literary works of Samuel Beckett.

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Product Description: These essays by major international critics and philosophers examine Beckett’s reputation “after Beckett,” the years of scholarship and performance since his death in 1989. Focusing on the afterimage that lingers as a memory—a persistent, evocative, hovering but not fully present impression that haunted Beckett and his work—the contributors simultaneously critique how Beckett’s work haunts history...read more

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9780813029092 | Univ Pr of Florida, March 2, 2006, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: These essays by major international critics and philosophers examine Beckett’s reputation “after Beckett,” the years of scholarship and performance since his death in 1989.

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Product Description: The Nobel Prize winning author Samuel Beckett is a literary treasure, and this work represents the only comprehensive reference to the concepts, characters, and biographical details mentioned by, or related to, Beckett. Painstakingly and lovingly compiled by acclaimed Beckett scholars C...read more

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9780802140494 | Grove Pr, February 1, 2004, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The Nobel Prize winning author Samuel Beckett is a literary treasure, and this work represents the only comprehensive reference to the concepts, characters, and biographical details mentioned by, or related to, Beckett.

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Celebrating fifty years of independent publishing, this unique anthology encompasses correspondence, retrospective essays, and other writings by William Burroughs, Will Self, Jean Genet, Dennis Cooper, Marguerite Duras, Jeannette Winterson, Samuel Beckett, and Tom Stoppard, among other influentials authors. Original. (view table of contents)
By S. E. Gontarski (editor) and Grove Press (corporate author)

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9780802137807 | Grove Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Celebrating fifty years of independent publishing, this unique anthology encompasses correspondence, retrospective essays, and other writings by William Burroughs, Will Self, Jean Genet, Dennis Cooper, Marguerite Duras, Jeannette Winterson, Samuel Beckett, and Tom Stoppard, among other influentials authors.

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Product Description: Shorter Plays follows Waiting for Godot, Endgame, and Krapp's Last Tape in this highly praised series of Beckett's notebooks, which show for the first time the extensive revisions made by Beckett during revivals of his plays and presents the complete and definitive texts for Play, Footfalls, Come and Go, What Where, That Time, Eh Joe, and Not I...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780802116543 | Box edition (Grove Pr, December 1, 1999), cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Shorter Plays follows Waiting for Godot, Endgame, and Krapp's Last Tape in this highly praised series of Beckett's notebooks, which show for the first time the extensive revisions made by Beckett during revivals of his plays and presents the complete and definitive texts for Play, Footfalls, Come and Go, What Where, That Time, Eh Joe, and Not I.

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Gathers the Nobel Prize winning poet and dramatist's short prose into one volume that affords the reader a view of Beckett's development as an artist (view table of contents)

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9780802134905 | Grove Pr, April 1, 1997, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Gathers the Nobel Prize winning poet and dramatist's short prose into one volume that affords the reader a view of Beckett's development as an artist

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A collection of the Irish author's short prose, arranged chronologically from 'Assumption' written in 1929 to 'Stirrings Still,' written just before his death sixty years later

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9780802115775 | Grove Pr, April 1, 1996, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A collection of the Irish author's short prose, arranged chronologically from 'Assumption' written in 1929 to 'Stirrings Still,' written just before his death sixty years later

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Product Description: Samuel Beckett was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature n 1969; his literary output of plays, novels, stories and poetry has earned him an uncontested place as one of the greatest writers of our time. "Endgame, " originally written in French and translated into English by Beckett himself, is considered by many critics to be his greatest single work...read more

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9780802110893 | Grove Pr, June 1, 1993, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Samuel Beckett was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature n 1969; his literary output of plays, novels, stories and poetry has earned him an uncontested place as one of the greatest writers of our time.

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Product Description: "A distinguished gathering of Beckett commentary. . . . All of the critics in Gontarski's collection excel."--Melvin J. Friedman, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee"Original, well thought out, and unique contributions to the field of Beckett scholarship...read more
By S. E. Gontarski (editor)

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9780813011974 | Univ Pr of Florida, April 1, 1993, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: "A distinguished gathering of Beckett commentary.

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