By P.J. Murphy,Nick Pawliuk
This selection of new essays (one exception) reveals him included into almost all features of renowned culture—television, renowned fiction, video clips, tattoos, even sports—in a way that turns out to defy classifying. Is it image-making or image-taking? Why is our tradition so enthusiastic about an imprecise Irish author most folk haven't learn? every one essay offers a distinct appraisal of Beckett’s branding.
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