Worstward Ho!

Worstward Ho!

by Samuel Beckett


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The second last prose text, Worstward Ho, the latter is a novella written in 1983, shortly after the largely autobiographical Company and an ironic theological speculation, both previously published as the first two parts of a late trilogy of short novels. The concentration of language and precision of description in the current work is revolutionary, even for Beckett, the great reshaper of literary expression, and its theme is the creation of life, as if by a malignant God or Demiurge. Life, against all possibility, finally exists, and man becomes a painful presence. It is one of the supreme poetic texts of the 20th century.

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ISBN-13: 9780394620640
Publication date: 03/01/1984
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

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