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Samuel Beckett and the Second World War :

politics, propaganda and a 'universe become provisional' /
William Davies.
Main Creator: Davies, William, 1991- author.
Summary:"In the wake of the Second World War, Samuel Beckett wrote some of the most important literary works of the 20th century. This is the first in-depth historical study to examine the far-reaching impact of the war on Beckett's writing. The book explores a range of Beckett's texts, from his plays and fiction to criticism and poetry, and draws on a substantial body of archival and historical sources, from the diaries describing Beckett's experiences in Nazi Germany before the war to accounts of his resistance work in occupied France, his involvement with the Irish Red Cross and his attitudes to Irish neutrality. Along the way, Samuel Beckett and the Second World War casts new light on Beckett's political commitments and his concepts of history as they were formed during Europe's darkest hour"--
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: London, UK ; New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2021.
Series:Historicizing modernism.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.

Physical description: xvi, 234 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Contained in: Samuel Beckett and the Second World War
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