Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett

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Many of the items collected in this volume have never been published, among them the transcription of a 1938 letter from James Joyce to Beckett's brother Frank, assuring that Beckett was recovering under the Joyce family's care after an unprovoked stabbing by a Paris pimp. Photos from many of Beckett's play productions, his childhood home and family in Dublin, and manuscript pages complement an incisive biography by Beckett scholar Gerry Dukes, providing a unique introduction to the life and work of one of drama's great more

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  • Hardback | 161 pages
  • 134.6 x 186.9 x 19.8mm | 331.13g
  • Overlook Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 1585672661
  • 9781585672660

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"A beautifully designed new series ... scores of pictures with crisply related biography and commentary ... Look no further for the perfect literary stocking stuffer."show more

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