The Development of Samuel Beckett's Dramatic Technique

Aboulnaga, A., The Development of Samuel Beckett's Dramatic Technique, , Germany, LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2013.


A semiotic analysis can be of great help in understanding a given dramatic text.This book offers in-depth analysis of how Beckett makes use of verbal and non-verbal elements in his plays. The book examines the development of his technique from using verbal elements in his earlier plays to non-verbal ones in his later plays.The plays reflect Beckett's attempt to dispense with language as a means of communication and to use mime instead.The plays discussed reflect the suffering and anguish of the characters who find relief in resorting to silence.

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