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The Letters of Samuel Beckett free pdf The letters written by Samuel Beckett between 1929 and 1940 provide a vivid and personal view of Western Europe in the 1930s, and mark the gradual emergence of Beckett's unique voice and sensibility. The Cambridge University Press edition of The Letters of Samuel Beckett offers for the first time a comprehensive range of letters of one of the greatest literary figures of the twentieth century. Selected for their bearing on his work from over 15,000 extant letters, the letters published in this four-volume edition encompass sixty years of Beckett's writing life (1929-1989), and include letters to friends, painters and musicians, as well as to students, publishers, translators, and colleagues in the world of literature and theatre. For anyone interested in twentieth-century literature and theatre this edition is essential reading, offering not only a record of Beckett's achievements but a powerful literary experience in itself.

About Samuel Beckett

Martha Dow Fehsenfeld was authorised to edit Beckett's correspondence in 1985. Lois More Overbeck is Research Associate in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Emory University, Atlanta.

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Author : Samuel Beckett
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 05 February 2009
ISBN : 0521867932
EAN : 9780521867931
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 865 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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