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By Paul Stewart

Intercourse and Aesthetics in Samuel Beckett’s Works areas intercourse and sexuality firmly on the middle of Beckett’s ouevre. From the earliest prose to the overdue performs, Paul Stewart uncovers a profound distrust of procreation and a stunning number of non-reproductive sorts of intercourse— the solitary, the homoerotic, and the geriatric—which problem demonstrated notions of propriety and identification politics. intercourse informs Beckett’s look for a method of aesthetic construction now not contaminated via elements of common procreation, and the soreness and loss of life which it involves, within the desire that the tyranny of Schopenhauer’s will-to-live could be conquer. Paul Stewart ably and amply indicates that intercourse, goodbye ignored, is an crucial, and troubling, side of Beckett’s artwork.

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