The Absurd - The Critical Idiom Reissued 4 (Hardback)Arnold P. Hinchliffe (author)
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First published in 1969, provides a helpful introduction to the study of Absurdist writing and drama in the first half of the twentieth century. After discussing a variety of definitions of the Absurd, it goes on to examine a number of key figures in the movement such as Esslin, Sartre, Camus, Ionesco and Genet. The book concludes with a discussion of the limitations of the term `Absurd' and possible objections to Absurdity.
This book will be of interest to those studying Absurdist literature as well as twentieth century drama, literature and philosophy.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 118
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 197 x 133 mm