Tempo e percezione in The Body Artist di Don DeLillo e Ghost Trio di Samuel Beckett

Davide Barbuscia

Abstract


This essay provides a critical analysis of Don DeLillo’s novel The Body Artist and Samuel Beckett’s work for television Ghost Trio. In particular it analyses the representation of time and its perception in both these works, highlighting some shared aesthetic modalities such as their attempt to depict duration through a poetics of slow motion. The essay also foregrounds how both these works give narrative form to Merleau-Ponty’s understanding of ‘time as its perception’.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13128/SIJIS-2239-3978-12428



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