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The Complete Short Prose of Samuel Beckett: 1929-1989

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Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett was one of the most profoundly original writers of the 20th century. He gave expression to the anguish and isolation of the individual consciousness with a purity and minimalism that have altered the shape of world literature. A tremendously influential poet and dramatist, Beckett spoke of his prose fiction as the "important writing," the medium in which he distilled his ideas most powerfully. Here, for the first time, his short prose is gathered in a definitive, complete volume by leading Beckett scholar S. E. Gontarski.

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Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett was one of the most profoundly original writers of the 20th century. He gave expression to the anguish and isolation of the individual consciousness with a purity and minimalism that have altered the shape of world literature. A tremendously influential poet and dramatist, Beckett spoke of his prose fiction as the "important writing," the medium in which he distilled his ideas most powerfully. Here, for the first time, his short prose is gathered in a definitive, complete volume by leading Beckett scholar S. E. Gontarski.

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ISBN:
9780802134905
Editor:
Gontarski, S. E.
Author:
Gontarski, S. E.
Author:
Beckett, Samuel
Publisher:
Grove Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Continental european fiction (fictional works
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Beckett, Samuel
Series Volume:
no. 9A
Publication Date:
19970331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 14 oz

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Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett was one of the most profoundly original writers of the 20th century. He gave expression to the anguish and isolation of the individual consciousness with a purity and minimalism that have altered the shape of world literature. A tremendously influential poet and dramatist, Beckett spoke of his prose fiction as the "important writing," the medium in which he distilled his ideas most powerfully. Here, for the first time, his short prose is gathered in a definitive, complete volume by leading Beckett scholar S. E. Gontarski.
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