Letters of samuel beckett : 1966-1989 volume 4. (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Letters of samuel beckett : 1966-1989 volume 4.

Letters of samuel beckett : 1966-1989 volume 4.

Author: Samuel Beckett
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Cambridge Univ Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
"The fourth and final volume of The Lettesr of Samuel Beckett takes the author through the final twenty four years of what was, as he saw it, a surprisingly long life. Beckett may always have feel sympathy for the aged, buut now he has to live the aging process from withion, with the various privations it brings, not least the winnowing of old friends and artistic collaborators. He demonstrates a remarkable  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Named Person: Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Beckett
ISBN: 0521867967 9780521867962
OCLC Number: 949910689
Description: 942 pages
Contents: List of illustrations; General introduction; French translator's preface George Craig; Editorial procedures; Acknowledgments; Permissions; Collections and abbreviations; Introduction to Volume 4 Dan Gunn; Letters, 1966-1989; Appendix: selection of letters from Samuel Beckett found after the appropriate volume of correspondence was published; Profiles; Bibliography of works cited; Index of recipients; Index of first names, abbreviations, and nicknames; Summary listing of Samuel Beckett's works, Volume 4; General index.


This last volume in the acclaimed edition of The Letters of Samuel Beckett covers the last twenty-four years of Beckett's life. During this time, he continued to produce major plays, won the Nobel  Read more...


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