Samuel Beckett

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Boston Globe
Look who’s talking: Botswhose deep (and days long) philosophical conversation (worthy of the existentia
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
whose deep (and days long) philosophical conversation (worthy of the existential concerns of their namesake’s creator, Samuel Beckett) was livestreamed to the delight of thousands of viewers. Or, for another viral comparison, it may more... Read more
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Daily Mail
Elon Musk to build 'underground hyperloop' between New York and DCwith a levitating chassis, for ‘suspension, lift, guidance and propulsion' Mus
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
with a levitating chassis, for ‘suspension, lift, guidance and propulsion' Musk's mention of 'Godot' appears to reference Samuel Beckett's 1949 play, Waiting for Godot, where two melancholy men old men sit on mounds of Earth waiting for 'Godot' to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
The author who put a human face on the migrant crisis in the Medon the migrant crisis in the Med | Irish Examiner The LÉ Samuel Beckett drop
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
on the migrant crisis in the Med | Irish Examiner The LÉ Samuel Beckett dropped anchor in Bantry Bay yesterday to play an integral part in the West Cork Literary Festival. This... Read more
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Business Standard India
Your literary idols and their wardrobesWhen she was at Radcliffe, Gertrude Stein always wore black and refused to wear
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
When she was at Radcliffe, Gertrude Stein always wore black and refused to wear a corset. Samuel Beckett liked Wallabee boots and Aran sweaters and settled on his hairstyle when he was 17. Edith Sitwell bought furnishing fabrics and had them made... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
10 places to find a little peace and quiet in Parisplanted with more than 1,000 trees. Among the notables buried here are Jean-Pa
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 days ago
planted with more than 1,000 trees. Among the notables buried here are Jean-Paul Sartre and his lover Simone de Beauvoir, Samuel Beckett, Constantin Brancusi and Man Ray. On one grave is a sculpture presumably crafted by the artist buried beneath... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Oh, the dreaded intermission: Long plays at a time when shorter is sweetermore range and ambition, as if depth were a function of backside penance. Anyo
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
more range and ambition, as if depth were a function of backside penance. Anyone who has read the ancient Greek tragedians Samuel Beckett or Caryl Churchill knows what can be achieved in an unbroken act of inexorable drama. But it’s in the more... Read more
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The Irish Times
It's no longer enough to shake your well-educated heads in lazy despairwhat is referred to, often over-fatalistically, as “the refugee crisis”. I had
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
what is referred to, often over-fatalistically, as “the refugee crisis”. I had been sitting in the drowsy heat of the Samuel Beckett Theatre in Trinity College Dublin, a member of a packed audience consisting largely of parents and educators –... Read more
16d
The Irish Times
Witnessing teenage outrage over our treatment of refugees is the closest I come to hopewhat is referred to, often over-fatalistically, as “the refugee crisis”. I had
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
what is referred to, often over-fatalistically, as “the refugee crisis”. I had been sitting in the drowsy heat of the Samuel Beckett Theatre in Trinity College Dublin, a member of a packed audience consisting largely of parents and educators –... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
We Are Getting Passed Byvote for every seated commissioner right now but what I would give to have twic
The Chattanoogan / Posted 17 days ago
vote for every seated commissioner right now but what I would give to have twice the brain trust with the courage to constantly get better. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett royexum@a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Canadian Kris Nelson to leave the Dublin Fringe Festival for London's Liftarchitecture could be transformed into a musical instrument, when Ulysses Opera
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
architecture could be transformed into a musical instrument, when Ulysses Opera Theatre performed Harp: A River Cantata on Samuel Beckett Bridge, or the aerial company Loosysmokes could made a haunting circus from natural resources, descending from... Read more
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The Irish Times
When Push comes to Lift: Kris Nelson to leave the Dublin Fringe Festivalarchitecture could be transformed into a musical instrument, when Ulysses Opera
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
architecture could be transformed into a musical instrument, when Ulysses Opera Theatre performed Harp: A River Cantata on Samuel Beckett Bridge, or the aerial company Loosysmokes could made a haunting circus from natural resources, descending from... Read more
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The Hindu
I don’t seem to be able to depart: Beckett’s line for the BCCIthat is Indian cricket administration has been borrowing unashamedly – to be fa
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
that is Indian cricket administration has been borrowing unashamedly – to be fair, perhaps unknowingly – from the master, Samuel Beckett himself. Take Niranjan Shah, who is over 70, has overstayed and is yet to be overthrown. Beckett provided the... Read more
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The New Statesman
Queer City reveals a long tradition of gender-fluid Londonersinclude the author’s naming of the BT Tower, instead of St Paul’s, as London’s
The New Statesman / Posted 21 days ago
include the author’s naming of the BT Tower, instead of St Paul’s, as London’s “religious heart” and his claim that Samuel Beckett is a better Holocaust writer than Primo Levi.) But then McCarthy, again channelling Toussaint, decides that... Read more
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The New Statesman
Typewriters, Bombs, Jellyfish: Tom McCarthy's essays are both impressive and frustratinginclude the author’s naming of the BT Tower, instead of St Paul’s, as London’s
The New Statesman / Posted 22 days ago
include the author’s naming of the BT Tower, instead of St Paul’s, as London’s “religious heart” and his claim that Samuel Beckett is a better Holocaust writer than Primo Levi.) But then McCarthy, again channelling Toussaint, decides that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Elon Musk's first tunnel is outside the SpaceX headquarterssame time making bizarre declarations about his love of floors and tunnels. Mu
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
same time making bizarre declarations about his love of floors and tunnels. Musk's mention of 'Godot' appears to reference Samuel Beckett's 1949 play, Waiting for Godot, where two melancholy men old men sit on mounds of Earth waiting for 'Godot' to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Elon Musk reveals his Boring Company has started tunnelling under LArevealed that his controversial Boring Company has started tunnelling underneat
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
revealed that his controversial Boring Company has started tunnelling underneath LA. His reference of 'Godot' alludes to Samuel Beckett's play Waiting for Godot 'Waiting for Godot' is a two act play by Samuel Beckett that was published in... Read more
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CNBC
Elon Musk's boring machine completes the first section of an LA tunnelhas officially started digging underneath Los Angeles. Musk announced the news
CNBC / Posted 24 days ago
has officially started digging underneath Los Angeles. Musk announced the news on Twitter, where he said "Godot," the Samuel Beckett-inspired name of the company's tunnel boring machine, had completed the the first segment of a tunnel in the... Read more
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The Irish Times
What is the most popular Irish book?Eoin Colfer, Bram Stoker and Marian Keyes join Wilde, Shaw, Swift, Joyce and Ye
The Irish Times / Posted 24 days ago
Eoin Colfer, Bram Stoker and Marian Keyes join Wilde, Shaw, Swift, Joyce and Yeats. We also see the first appearance of Samuel Beckett. So again, we can see the dominance of now classic authors. However, it is also interesting to see the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Steppenwolf's 'Pass Over' is life-changingIf Samuel Beckett were alive today, Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s playful world
Northwest Herald / Posted 25 days ago
If Samuel Beckett were alive today, Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s playful world premier spin of his famous “Waiting for Godot,” “Pass Over,” would leave him speechless. This modernization on a play that has become part of the theater canon does not... Read more
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Extra TV
'Preacher' Star Ruth Negga Opens Up About Her Childhood, the Death of Her Father, and Morein Dublin, but changed paths when a relative mentioned that she could apply for
Extra TV / Posted 26 days ago
in Dublin, but changed paths when a relative mentioned that she could apply for a scholarship to study acting at Trinity’s Samuel Beckett Theatre. Negga said she always wanted to be an actress. "I didn’t act as a child, I just knew I wanted to do... Read more

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