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Beckett's Molloy: As the story was told. Or not.
Duffy, Brian
Narrative convention and exPectation lead us to conceive of Molloy's narrative as a chronologically consistent account of a single journey, the events of which -are causally, spatially lind temporally related to each other. Drawing -first upon the narration of the A and B episode, and then upon the evidence of the entire text, this article proposes that what Molloy relates is not, in fact, the story of a journey, nor of .!. journey, nor of a journey -to his mother, but is, rather, an achronic narrative organised according to the sylleptic theme of Molloy's permanent condition of journeying around the figure of his mother.
Keyword(s): Literature; Samuel Beckett; Narrative
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Type: Other
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: Dublin City University
Citation(s): Duffy, Brian (1998) Beckett's Molloy: As the story was told. Or not. Samuel Beckett Today / Aujord'hui, 7 . pp. 177-193. ISSN 1875-7405
Publisher(s): Brill
File Format(s): application/pdf
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