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Beckett and the matter of language
Laura Salisbury

strangely materialised, perhaps 214 Beckett and nothing even neurological, conception of language to be found there, can be traced as far back as the work of the 1930s. What lies behind textual images of the hard surface of the skull in Beckett’s work is, of course, in the end, nothing but words – linguistic matter that describes cranial interiorities, wounded heads and a way of uttering traced through with lesions and disturbances. But there is a strange translation at work, here, a shuttling back and forth, in which language shapes the imagined appearance of a

in Beckett and nothing