Download e-book for iPad: Beckett on Web 2.0: Damned to fail...fail better by Eike Rüdebusch

By Eike Rüdebusch

ISBN-10: 3640619781

ISBN-13: 9783640619788

Seminar paper from the yr 2009 within the topic Speech technology / Linguistics, grade: 1,0, collage of Siegen (Sprach-, Literatur- und Medienwissenschaften), direction: Samuel Beckett – Playwright, Novelist and author for the TV-Screen, language: English, summary: Samuel Beckett definitely used to be the most very important artists of the twentieth century. His literature and drama replaced the best way humans understand arts and the tragic of human life, additional the best way media screens them. even if Beckett was once inflexible concerning the realisation of his performs he was once very open in the direction of new media and methods. He was once modern and wrote performs for the theatre, the radio or even for tv. yet he died sooner than he may have used the chances the web deals nowadays.
Nevertheless, Beckett is omnipresent in today‟s web. you simply need to sort his identify into Google and you'll find 1.470.000 hits touching on him.1 specially his presence on Youtube, a video neighborhood on the web, is fantastic. There humans have discovered some ways to conform one or numerous of Beckett‟s works the best way they desired to. you can still increase the query if this used to be what Beckett sought after, if this would were refrained from or if this was once a part of a logical end result of the technological growth and the advancements the web has undergone in the final decade.
Having Paul Virilio‟s media thought in brain, the Aesthetics of Disappearance, during which he argues in regards to the velocity of knowledge and the transformation of media, there's continuously a subsequent step by way of media, which after all has ended in the web because it is this day. Beckett constantly took that subsequent step himself. as a result, Beckett being a part of the net is the logical end result of his paintings, of ways he used or used to be intrigued by means of assorted media, of ways he introduced artwork to the newest medium – or is it not?
Throughout this paper i'll argue that Beckett‟s paintings Play had to be put on the web. i'll try and turn out that Play could make use of its complete power basically inside internet 2.0. i'll commence by way of reconstructing the media-history Play has passed through, from textual content to level, from radio to tv play. through doing that, i'm going to indicate that Beckett has continuously incorporated one other medium‟s potentials and strategies whilst adapting Play. Then, i'm going to proceed with Play on net 2.0. i'm going to describe what net 2.0 truly skill and the place it got here from, with a purpose to later examine Play on the net, theoretically and aesthetically to eventually finish if Play particularly is healthier tailored at the internet.

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