The Collected Shorter Plays
ISBN: 0802144381
EAN13: 9780802144386
Language: English
Publication Date: July 13, 2010
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.40" W
Weight: 0.70 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
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 .
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover '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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