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Creative Involution: Bergson, Beckett, Deleuze

S. E. Gontarski

Abstract

This book focuses on a philosophical trajectory that not only had a profound impact on critical thought of the twentieth and now twenty-first centuries, but on cosmopolitan, contemporary culture more broadly and on artistic experiment and expression in particular. The book explores how the work of Samuel Beckett intersects with such preoccupations of time as a ‘double headed monster’, of memory and multiplicity, of being and becoming that continue in an involutionary turn through the work of Gilles Deleuze. The book discusses Modernism; it examines the adaptations of Samuel Beckett's prose tex ... More

Keywords: critical thought, contemporary culture, cosmopolitan culture, Samuel Beckett, Gilles Deleuze

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780748697328
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697328.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

S. E. Gontarski, author
Florida State University