The Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures / Centre for Irish Studies invites you to a lecture “Krapp’s Last Tape and the End of Art” by Dr Michael D’Arcy (St. Francis Xavier University) on Wednesday 24th April, 9:10-10:40 in Room 111.
Michael D’Arcy is Associate Professor of English at St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada. His research interests include twentieth-century British, Irish, and Anglophone literature, media studies, film and visual culture, and literary theory. His published work includes The Contemporaneity of Modernism: Literature, Media, Culture (Routledge, 2016; co-edited with Mathias Nilges); “Beckett’s Trilogy and the Deaths of (Auto)biographical Form,” in Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd’hui 26 (2014); “Influence,” in Samuel Beckett in Context (Cambridge UP, 2013); and “Indifferent Memory: Beckett, Naipaul, and the Task of Textuality,” in The Journal of Beckett Studies 19.1 (2010). He is currently completing a monograph titled The Slow Novel: Late Modernism and the Adventure of Narrative Stupidity.
The event has been kindly supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ireland.