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Light and darkness in the theatre of Samuel Beckett

James Knowlson

Light and darkness in the theatre of Samuel Beckett

text of a public lecture delivered at Trinity College, Dublin, on February 7th, 1972.

by James Knowlson

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Published by Turret Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beckett, Samuel, 1906- -- Dramatic works.,
  • Light and darkness in literature.,
  • Drama -- Technique.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6003.E282 Z766
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41, [7] p.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5448463M
    LC Control Number73150370

    The Samuel Beckett Theatre is situated towards the centre of the Trinity campus. When entering Trinity via the College Green Arch, continue walking eastwards, keeping to the left (north/Pearse Street) side of Front Square and New Square. The Theatre is past the northeast corner of New Square, facing the Rugby Grounds.   Samuel Beckett isn’t known for his sweetness and light; his plays address mortality head on - darting through pretension and artifice and portraying the stark, brutal reality of the human state. Download Irish writer, dramatist, and poet Samuel Beckett is widely recognized as one of the most important literary figures of our time. In the numerous worldwide events celebrating the centenary of Beckett's birth were a striking testament to the importance of his works.


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