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Baker treats the presence of psychoanalytic material in Beckett’s work as the manifestation of a “hostile dialogue” 24 Philosophical Vagrancy in Molloy: A Deleuzean Reading whereby Beckett simultaneously incorporates and ridicules psychoanalytic material. 16 Baker suggests that any attempt to read Beckett psychoanalytically will fail because Beckett has already sabotaged his own material. Baker prefers to take an intertextual approach and his book investigates “the psychoanalytic and quasi-psychoanalytic material which is already present”17 in the text, deliberately placed there by Beckett.
1983. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992. —. Being and Nothingness. Translated by Hazel E. Barnes. Originally published in 1949. London: Routledge, 2002. —. The Writings of Jean-Paul Sartre: Vol. 2, Selected Prose. Translated by Richard McCleary. Edited by Michel Contat and Michel Rybalka. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1974. Trotter, David. Cooking with Mud: The Idea of Mess in NineteenthCentury Art and Fiction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. PHILOSOPHICAL VAGRANCY IN MOLLOY: A DELEUZEAN READING BENJAMIN KEATINGE One of the first things that strikes us about Molloy is the peculiar juxtaposition of movement and stasis.
57 Gilles Deleuze, “He Stuttered,” in Essays Critical and Clinical, trans. Daniel W. Smith and Michael A. Greco, (London: Verso, 1998), 111. 58 Samuel Beckett, “From an Abandoned Work,” in The Complete Short Prose 1929-1989, ed. E. Gontarski, (New York: Grove Press, 1995), 157-158. 59 Beckett, “From an Abandoned Work,” 161. 60 Deleuze and Guattari, Anti-Oedipus, 361-2. 61 Beckett, “From an Abandoned Work,” 161. 62 Deleuze and Guattari, Anti-Oedipus, 362. , 361-2. , 35. , 133. 41 Bibliography Adams, Percy G.