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Samuel Beckett's theatre : life journeys

Author: Katharine Worth
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2001.
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In this personal account of Samuel Beckett's theatre, Katharine Worth draws on a wealth of remarkable material, such as her own work producing and directing Beckett's plays, the experience of watching other productions, and conversations and correspondence with Beckett. This book focuses on the power that Beckett's theatre has to fascinate the viewer with the ordinary experiences of life as well as its great  Read more...
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Named Person: Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katharine Worth
ISBN: 0198117450 9780198117452 0198187793 9780198187790
OCLC Number: 40996062
Description: 192 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Cosmic scenery --
Heaven, Hell, and the space between --
Lifelines: humour and homely sayings --
Taking the life journey and telling it --
Be again, memory! --
Shared words: the camaraderie of quotation --
Rhythms --
Magnetic Beckett --
Company.
Responsibility: Katharine Worth.
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This volume focuses on the power that Beckett's theatre has to fascinate people with the ordinary small experiences of life as well as its great mysteries. The critical discussion highlights the  Read more...

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