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The Complete Dramatic Works Paperback – October 1, 1990


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber (October 1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571144861
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571144860
  • Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 5 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,374,238 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Samuel Beckett was born in Dublin in 1906. He was educated at Portora Royal School and Trinity College, Dublin, where he graduated in 1927. His made his poetry debut in 1930 with Whoroscope and followed it with essays and two novels before World War Two. He wrote one of his most famous plays, Waiting for Godot, in 1949 but it wasn't published in English until 1954. Waiting for Godot brought Beckett international fame and firmly established him as a leading figure in the Theatre of the Absurd. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1961. Beckett continued to write prolifically for radio, TV and the theatre until his death in 1989. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Samuel Beckett was born in Dublin in 1906. He was educated at Portora Royal School and Trinity College, Dublin, where he graduated in 1927. His made his poetry debut in 1930 with Whoroscope and followed it with essays and two novels before World War Two. He wrote one of his most famous plays, Waiting for Godot, in 1949 but it wasn't published in English until 1954. Waiting for Godot brought Beckett international fame and firmly established him as a leading figure in the Theatre of the Absurd. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969. Beckett continued to write prolifically for radio, TV and the theatre until his death in 1989.

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77 of 79 people found the following review helpful By Jared M. Polonowski on November 21, 2009
Format: Paperback
For everyone else wondering I finally found the names of pieces in this collection;

Waiting for Godot, Endgame, Happy Days, All That Fall, Acts Without Words, Krapp's Last Tape, Roughs for the Theatre, Embers, Roughs for the Radio, Words and Music, Cascando, Play, Film, The Old Tune, Come and Go, Eh Joe, Breath, Not I, That Time, Footfalls, Ghost Trio, ... but the clouds ..., A Piece of Monologue, Rockaby, Ohio Impromptu, Quad, Catastrophe, Nacht und Traume, What Where

So hopefully this helps people like me. I can't be sure this is the true list but it is what the manufacturer had listed.
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Liz Lou on July 10, 2010
Format: Paperback
This book arrived in a timely manner and in perfect condition. As stated in the description, all of Samuel Beckett's dramatic works are in this collection, and it totals over 400 pages. Highly recommend to fans of the Theater of the Absurd or dark humor.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By JH2013 on August 4, 2012
Format: Paperback
all of life's here.

(though: where's eleutheria?)

the review demands that I add a few more words.

the works herein are also the funniest i've read.
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