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Apocalyptic Moderns

Beckett and Lawrence

Gregory Byala

apart,” may have been motivated by Joyce’s disdain for Lawrence. In a letter to Harriet Shaw Weaver, dated December 1931, Joyce writes as follows: “I also received a letter from a man in England who has nearly completed a long study and exegesis of this work [i.e. Lady Chatterley’s Lover ] and has

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Young-woong Lim’s Waiting for Godot

Its Place in Korean Theatre History

Rina Kim

teach “the principle of self-determination and the freedom of man” (Brandon, 184–185). In his article “Our Nationalist Movement in the Theatre World” (1927), Hyun claims that “by presenting a condensed and refined life” of Korean people via theatre we can empower people and cultivate individuals

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Dirk Van Hulle and Pim Verhulst

to Franzen. Often, Franzen’s suggestions are changed into a more literal translation, for instance “la longue sonate des cadavres” (Franzen’s suggestion: “eine lange Leichenparade”) becomes “die lange Sonate der Leichen” in Beckett’s list of comments (25). Other changes are motivated on grounds of

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Richard van Leeuwen

story has been told. For Saleem, Padma’s presence is indispensable. Padma is his anchor in life, the reason for his storytelling, his reason for living: “What-chews-on-bones refuses to pause … it’s only a matter of time. This is what keeps me going: I hold on to Padma. Padma is what matters – Padma

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Richard van Leeuwen

Eventually he realizes that he can only learn to live his life by living it. Written texts thus seem to become a substitute/surrogate for reality. A journal about writing a novel may become a substitute for the writing of the novel itself; a travel guide for Algeria may become a substitute for the actual

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Richard van Leeuwen

makes living life without a stable identity possible, since it affords HCE the possibility of continually reassessing his life and adjusting his visions of himself and his past. It allows him to link his memories to other – imagined – actors, and this postpones a final judgment and thus keeps open the

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Helena Duffy

a happy family life and the special privilege of living in his own one-bedroom apartment, 35 Ivan’s comrade vegetates in a squalid room in a kommunalka kommunalka on a pension so meagre that, to make ends meet, he must engage in ‘speculation’, as Soviet authorities called any activity involving

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Helena Duffy

, willingly offered themselves as cannon fodder in Stalin’s ruthlessly run war.’ 8 The critic adds that these men’s hopes for a better life were then frustrated by Stalin’s Stalin, Joseph heartless attitude towards war veterans as well as by the dire living conditions resulting from the damage inflicted

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Joanna Klara Teske

floor, Atkinson 177) – all of which disclose the tale’s fictional character. The novel’s playful tone corresponds to its subtitle (“A Comic Novel”), but the question concerning the status of reality is well motivated: to come to terms with her life, Effie needs to know the truth of her origin

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Dániel Panka

the computer helps the protagonist to cope with his everyday life) and to be the real-life proof that the human race can build an ai . The “human vanity” aspect as one of the motivating factors for the creation of an ai is a well-known moral issue in most science fiction stories; but what do