Stanley Cavell's "Ending the Waiting Game"

The next meeting for the Quilting Points Reading Group will be in Seminar Room 5 of the School of English at 5.15 on January 31st. The text under discussion will be Stanley Cavell's essay on Samuel Beckett's "Endgame", "Ending the Waiting Game". Michael Springer (York) will give a short introduction to Cavell's work and its relation to Samuel Beckett's writing, which will be followed by a general discussion of the essay as both theory and commentary. Some wine will be served and people are welcome to bring their own.


  1. Is it a fairly standard response to read Hamm's mad engraver as being Albrecht Durer, as per Giuseppina Restivo's essay "The Iconic Core of Beckett's Endgame"?


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