The arrival of Godot: ritual patterns in modern drama

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1986 - Literary Criticism - 170 pages
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A critical analysis of the ritual quest for renewal that revolves around the arrival, or nonarrival, of Godot/savior figures in the plays of Beckett, Pinter, Ionesco, Albee, Grass, and Genet. The discussion leads to a consideration of modern man's fate as an exile and his own possibilities for coming home.

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Acknowledgments
9
An Introduction
13
Initiation into the Sacred Void
33
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