Interrogating Theatre: Samuel Beckett’s Negative Theology and the Eschatological Performance

“The bastard! He doesn’t exist” Endgame, Samuel Beckett Beckett’s oeuvre reflects the ‘transcendental homelessness’ of modernity and his characters illustrate dilemmas of inauthentic existence, that is, of life unable or unwilling to take responsibility for its actions. These existential concerns, the vague but persistent hint at some transcendental meaning, mixed in with Beckett’s uncompromising aesthetics … Read more

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