Collected Shorter Plays

Collected Shorter Plays

by Samuel Beckett


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'Beckett reduces life, perception, and writing to barest minimums: a few dimly seen, struggling torsos; a hopeless intelligence compulsively seeking to come to terms, in rudimentary yet endlessly varied language, with the human condition they represent. Within these extraordinary limitations, Beckett's verbal ability nonetheless generates great intensity.'--Library Journal

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ISBN-13: 9780571229147
Publisher: Gardners Books
Publication date: 01/05/2006

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Collected Shorter Plays 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought it in Dublin because I had tickets to Embers, grateful for the availability of etexts when you need them. Several pages from the play I most wanted to read were missing, an depressingly common experience.
CliffBurns on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
One of the great 20th century authors, in the highest pantheon, along with Joyce and Celine. Beckett never once averted his eyes; he couldn't. An affliction of all fine artists...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago