The Nightmare of Existence

How philosophy informs dramaturgy in Samuel Beckett’s Not I Louise Kemeny Not I is arguably the most nightmarish of Beckett’s works, an ordeal for both audience and actor. It is also perhaps the most far removed of Beckett’s dramatic works from any kind of naturalistic reality. Any textual reading of the play must be made in the context of the space in which it happens: … Continue reading The Nightmare of Existence