Chapter

Institutions and authorship

Jonathan Bignell

in Beckett on Screen

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print April 2012 | ISBN: 9780719064203
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781701867 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719064203.003.0004
Institutions and authorship

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter takes a look at the institutional frameworks where Beckett gained access to television personnel and what his authorship meant to them. It identifies the role of the authorial signature in his television work, and notes that some of the programmes studied in this chapter were directed by Beckett himself. This chapter also evaluates Beckett's authorship in relation to the particular conflicts and divergent assumptions around authorship in television institutions.

Keywords: institutional frameworks; television personnel; authorial signature; authorship; television institutions

Chapter.  13488 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.