Chronicles of Disorder

Chronicles of Disorder

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Offers a striking new interpretation of Beckett's major fiction, demonstrating how his development as a writer was shaped by shifting twentieth-century ideas about the social function of literature.Joyceaquot; (sic) and an extended essay on Marcel Proust, commissioned by a London publisher and published in 1931, are ... more than anything else, Becketta#39;s earliest attempts to smooth over a set of conflicting, contradictory ideas and claims about modernist literary art.6 The earlier essay discovers in Joycea#39;s aquot; Work in Progressaquot; an ideal of aesthetic autonomy: aquot;Here form is content, content is form.

Title:Chronicles of Disorder
Author:David Weisberg
Publisher:SUNY Press - 2000-09-22


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