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Waiting for Godot

Author: Samuel Beckett
Publisher: New York, Grove Press [1954]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 2004 volume offers a comprehensive critical study of Samuel Beckett's most renowned dramatic work, Waiting for Godot, which has become one of the most frequently discussed, and influential plays  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Beckett
ISBN: 0802130348 9780802130341 0521549388 9780521549387
OCLC Number: 779196928
Description: viii, 83 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface; Chronology; Part I. En attendant Godot/Waiting for Godot: Genesis and Reception: 1. Beckett at the beginning; 2. Paris 1946-8; 3. Godot in Paris, London and New York; Part II. Approaching the Play: 4. The drama of unknowingness; 5. The caged dynamic; 6. Rituals and routines; 7. 'Godet ... Godot ... Godin ... anyhow you see who I mean?'; 8. Pozzo and Lucky; 9. Lucky's 'think'; 10. Enter the Boy; 11. Act I/Act II - 'nothing happens, twice'; 12. Pozzo redux; 13. Vladimir's soliloquy, the boy again, the close of the play; Part III. Godot in French and in English; Part IV. The Presence of Godot ... the Play in the Contemporary Theatre and Elsewhere: 14. The growing myth of Godot; 15. Godot and the popular imagination; 16. Godot and the contemporary theatre; Guide to further reading.
Other Titles: En attendant Godot.
Responsibility: by Samuel Beckett. [Translated from his original French text by the author].

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