The Collected Shorter Plays of Samuel Beckett

The Collected Shorter Plays of Samuel Beckett

Author: Samuel Beckett

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

ISBN: 9780802198464

Category: Drama

Page: 320

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Samuel Beckett, the great minimalist master and winner of the 1969 Nobel Prize for Literature, has produced some of his most widely praised work for the stage in the form of the shorter 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 Pignet's The Old Tune, and more recent Catastrophe, What Where, Quad, and Night and Dreams. Includes: All That Fall Act Without Words I Act Without Words II Krapp's Last Tape Rough for Theatre I Rough for Theatre II Embers Rough for Radio I Rough for Radio II 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 Träume What Where
Collected Shorter Plays
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: Eugene O'Neill
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

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The Collected Shorter Plays
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Samuel Beckett
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Grove Press

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The Collected Shorter Plays of Samuel Beckett
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Samuel Beckett
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-24 - Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

Samuel Beckett, the great minimalist master and winner of the 1969 Nobel Prize for Literature, has produced some of his most widely praised work for the stage in the form of the shorter play. This complete and definitive collection of twenty-five plays and "playlets" includes Beckett's celebrated Krapp's Last Tape,
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Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Thornton Wilder
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-01 - Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

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Theatre on Trial
Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Anna McMullan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-19 - Publisher: Routledge

This book, first published in 1993, is the first full-length analysis of Samuel Beckett’s later drama in the context of contemporary critical and performance theory. It employs a close, textual examination of the later plays as a springboard for exploring ideas around authority, gender and the ideology of performance. Recent