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Kinds of Insight

By Kate McLoughlin This article arose from a paper I gave at the conference on the Long Modernist Novel at Birkbeck, University of London, in April 2014, organised by Scott McCracken and Jo Winning, the editors of this volume of…

Guest Blog – Beckett’s odd things

“What’s wrong with that bed, Joe?” — Samuel Beckett, Eh Joe (1965) There is something conspicuously odd about many of the everyday objects depicted in Samuel Beckett’s work. Items that are typically associated with the mundane, that usually sink into…