The Unnamable Summary
Samuel Beckett

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The Unnamable Overview

The last installment in Samuel Beckett’s Trilogy, The Unnamable, is a philosophic novel that is comprised of a continuous monologue from the perspective of an unnamed narrator who exists in ambiguous circumstances. First published in French in 1953, and later translated into English by Beckett himself, the novel deals with themes such as the deconstruction of oppositions, the search for the self, absurdism, the problems of language, and perseverance.

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