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“In Control … Under Control”

Alternative title:
Not I, sexual trauma, and rape play
Abstract:

Allusions to gendered violence and sexual assault in Samuel Beckett’s works raise difficult questions in today’s classroom and theatre auditoria. So too does the physical subjugation that Beckett’s female actors often endure on stage. How far might our post-#MeToo sensibilities usefully inform our reading of instances of gendered subjugation and sexualised violence in Beckett’s theatre? This article focuses on Not I as a playtext that combines intimations of sexual assault with a history of f...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1163/18757405-03401003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
ContEd
Department:
Continuing Education
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2544-7787
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Samuel Beckett Today / Aujourd'hui Journal website
Volume:
34
Pages:
24-38
Publication date:
2022-04-25
Acceptance date:
2022-01-31
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EISSN:
1875-7405
ISSN:
0927-3131
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1254874
Local pid:
pubs:1254874
Deposit date:
2022-04-28

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