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Staff and Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'Some Experience of the Schizoid Voice: Samuel Beckett and the Language of Derangement,' by Dr. Shane Weller (University of Kent)

26th November 2008, 16:30 to 18:00, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House

Shane Weller is a Reader in Comparative Literature. He is the author of A Taste for the Negative: Beckett and Nihilism (Oxford: Legenda, 2005); Beckett, Literature and the Ethics of Alterity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006) and Literature, Philosophy, Nihilism: The Uncanniest of Guests (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008). He has also published on Racine, Sade and Wyndham Lewis, and is the translator of a dual-language edition of Voltaire's Candide. He is currently writing Modernism and Nihilism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) and editing Beckett's novel Molloy for Faber and Faber (2009).

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