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Samuel Beckett: the complete short prose, 1929-1989

Author: Samuel Beckett; S E Gontarski
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An anthology of short stories by a poet and dramatist who considered his prose fiction "the important writing." The collection represents the seeds of creation for his later works in which he looked at the tragicomic plight of man. The titles range from Assumption, published in a magazine when Beckett was 23, to Stirrings Still, written when he was 82.
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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Named Person: Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Beckett; S E Gontarski
ISBN: 0802115772 9780802115775 0802134904 9780802134905
OCLC Number: 32236548
Description: xxxii, 294 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Assumption --
Sedendo et quiescendo --
Text --
A case in a thousand --
First love --
Stories. The expelled ; The calmative ; The end --
Texts for nothing --
From an abandoned work --
The image --
All strange away --
Imagination dead imagine --
Enough --
Ping --
Lessness --
The lost one --
Fizzles. [He is barehead] ; [Horn came always] ; Afar a bird ; [I gave up before birth] ; [Closed place] ; [Old earth] ; Still ; For to end yet again --
Heard in the dark 1 --
Heard in the dark 2 --
One evening --
As the story was told --
The cliff --
Neither --
Stirrings still.
Other Titles: Prose works.
Complete short prose, 1929-1989
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction and notes by S.E. Gontarski.

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An anthology of short stories by a poet and dramatist who considered his prose fiction "the important writing." The collection represents the seeds of creation for his later works in which he looked at the tragicomic plight of man. The titles range from Assumption, published in a magazine when Beckett was 23, to Stirrings Still, written when he was 82.

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