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Description - Samuel Beckett and the Prosthetic Body by Yoshiki Tajiri

This book studies the representation of the body in Beckett's work, focusing on the 'prosthetic' aspect of the organs and senses. While making use of the theoretical potential of the concept of 'prosthesis', it aims to resituate Beckett in the broad cultural context of modernism in which the impact of new media and technologies was registered.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230008175
ISBN-10: 0230008178
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 22-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Yoshiki Tajiri

YOSHIKI TAJIRI is Associate Professor of English at the University of Tokyo, Japan. He has written extensively on Samuel Beckett and Twentieth-century English Literature. He has also translated Beckett's Dream of Fair to Middling Women into Japanese and edited a Japanese book on J.M. Coetzee.