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Beckett on File

Beckett on File

1st Edition

Edited By Virginia Cooke
May 19, 2021

This book, first published in 1985, assembles essential facts on Samuel Beckett and makes vital but elusive information available. It contains a comprehensive checklist of all the writer’s plays, with a detailed performance history, excerpted reviews, and most importantly, a selection of Beckett’s ...

Beckett the Playwright

Beckett the Playwright

1st Edition

By John Fletcher, John Spurling
May 19, 2021

This book, first published in 1985, stresses Beckett’s success as an innovator in the theatre through a close reading and analysis of his plays. The differing backgrounds of the two authors enables them to approach Beckett’s drama in a particularly fruitful way: ‘Their analysis is clever yet ...

Beckett the Shape Changer A Symposium

Beckett the Shape Changer: A Symposium

1st Edition

Edited By Katharine Worth
May 19, 2021

The essays in this book, first published in 1975, suggest how best to approach Beckett, how to read him, how to get closer to the concrete experience offered by this most concrete of writers. It aims to bring out the full diversity of Beckett’s art as dramatist and story-teller. His astonishing ...

Routledge Library Editions: Beckett

Routledge Library Editions: Beckett

1st Edition

By Various
May 19, 2021

This collection of five previously out-of-print titles examines Samuel Beckett’s works and their impact on the theatre, and on people who came into creative contact with his ideas. His plays are assessed, as are his works for film and television. A titan of original thinking, these books by leading...

Samuel Beckett and the Arts Music, Visual Arts and Non-Print Media

Samuel Beckett and the Arts: Music, Visual Arts and Non-Print Media

1st Edition

Edited By Lois Oppenheim
May 19, 2021

This book, first published in 1999, addresses Beckett’s visual and musical sensibilities, and examines his visionary use of such diverse modes of creative expression as stage, radio, television and film, when his medium was the written word. The first section of the book focuses on music; the ...

Theatre on Trial Samuel Beckett's Later Drama

Theatre on Trial: Samuel Beckett's Later Drama

1st Edition

By Anna McMullan
May 19, 2021

This book, first published in 1993, is the first full-length analysis of Samuel Beckett’s later drama in the context of contemporary critical and performance theory. It employs a close, textual examination of the later plays as a springboard for exploring ideas around authority, gender and the ...

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