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Denaturing Knowledge in Texts for Nothing

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This paper looks at Texts for Nothing, which Beckett attempts as a way to go on after the conceptual aporias he confronts in The Unnamable. It examines Beckett’s own comments with regard to this attempt to go on, set out in an interview with Israel Shenker and seeks to unpack these comments and the assertion that Texts for Nothing was a failure. In doing so it examines Beckett’s relation to knowing, being, having, and acting, in relation to concepts drawn from Spinoza and Deleuze and to the various literary tropes Beckett works with that traditionally generate meaning in relation to these concepts.

Affiliations: 1: Professor, Director, Writing and Society Research Centre, Western Sydney University, Australia A.Uhlmann@westernsydney.edu.au

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