The Collected Shorter Plays Beckett by Samuel BeckettThe Collected Shorter Plays Beckett by Samuel Beckett

The Collected Shorter Plays Beckett

bySamuel Beckett

Paperback | July 23, 2010

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Samuel Beckett, the great minimalist master and winner of the 1969 Nobel Prize for Literature, produced some of his most widely praised work for the stage in the form of the short play. This complete and definitive collection of twenty-five plays and 'playlets' includes Beckett's celebrated Krapp's Last Tape, Embers, Cascando, Play, Eh Joe, Not I, and Footfalls, as well as his mimes, all his radio and television plays, his screenplay for Film, his adaptation of Robert Pinget's The Old Tune, and the more recent Catastrophe, What Where, Quad, and Night and Dreams .
Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett was born on April 13, 1906 near Dublin, Ireland into a middle-class Protestant family. As a boy, he studied French and enjoyed cricket, tennis, and boxing. At Trinity College he continued his studies in French and Italian and became interested in theater and film, including American film. After graduat...
Title:The Collected Shorter Plays BeckettFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.86 inPublished:July 23, 2010Publisher:Grove/AtlanticLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0802144381

ISBN - 13:9780802144386

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Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not my thing While I don't like Beckett's writing, I can appreciate his ideas. This is a good collection of his plays!
Date published: 2017-01-23