Disjecta: Miscellaneous Writings and a Dramatic Fragment by Samuel Beckett, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Disjecta: Miscellaneous Writings and a Dramatic Fragment

Disjecta: Miscellaneous Writings and a Dramatic Fragment

by Samuel Beckett
     
 

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“[Beckett] is a serious writer with something serious to say about the human condition: and therefore one of the dozen or so writers those who are concerned with modern man in search of his soul should read.”—Stephen Spender, The New York Times

Renowned Beckett scholar Ruby Cohn has selected some of Beckett's criticisms, reviews, letters, and

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“[Beckett] is a serious writer with something serious to say about the human condition: and therefore one of the dozen or so writers those who are concerned with modern man in search of his soul should read.”—Stephen Spender, The New York Times

Renowned Beckett scholar Ruby Cohn has selected some of Beckett's criticisms, reviews, letters, and other unpublished materials that shed new light on his work.

Editorial Reviews

Stephen Spender
Beckett has learned well from his master, Joyce. He is an incomparable spell-binder....He writes with a rhetoric and music that -- as with some passages of Henry James and D. H. Lawrence -- make a poet green with envy....He is a serious writer with something serious to say about the human condition: and therefore one of the dozen or so writers those who are concerned with modern man in search of his soul should read. -- The New York Times
Stephen Spender
Beckett has learned well from his master, Joyce. He is an incomparable spellbinder….He writes with a rhetoric and music that—as with some passages of Henry James and D.H. Lawrence—make a poet green with envy….He is a serious writer with something serious to say about the human condition: and therefore one of the dozen or so writers those who are concerned with modern man in search of his soul should read.
The New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802198426
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2007
Series:
Beckett, Samuel
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
File size:
2 MB

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