The inspiration for the thesis, "Beckett's Wager: A Pascalian Reading of Waiting for Godot" was found in an article entitled: "History Electrified into Anagogy: A reading of waiting for Godot", by David Stempel. Stempel proposed an anagogic reading of the play, and suggested as a conclusion, that the waiting signified waiting on the safe side of Pascal's wager. In this thesis, the validity of his approach and conclusion are examined.
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(2005).Beckett's Wager: A Pascalian Reading of Waiting for Godot [Thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
Najmuddin, Zainab Juzer. Beckett's Wager: A Pascalian Reading of Waiting for Godot. 2005. American University in Cairo, Thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
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