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About Beckett : the playwright and the work

Author: John Fletcher
Publisher: London ; New York : Faber and Faber, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the work of Samuel Beckett, this is one of a series of guides to individual playwrights which is a companion series to 'Faber Critical Notes'. Each book includes conversations with the writer himself and with directors, actors and designers, as well as a detailed chronology.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Fletcher
ISBN: 0571201245 9780571201242
OCLC Number: 51438592
Description: xiv, 230 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The Literary and Cultural Context: Modernism and Postmodernism --
3. Beckett's Development as a Dramatist --
4. Survey of Interviews Given by Beckett --
5. Beckett as Director --
6. Collaboration and Resistance.
Responsibility: John Fletcher.

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Each volume in the "About" series contains an introduction to a specific writer, which sets his work in the relevant social and political context; a digest of interviews; and a bibliography. Here,  Read more...

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