Samuel Beckett

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ajc.com
David Hesla, 86: Emory professor’s gruff exterior hid ‘heart...colleague, said. Hesla was an accomplished scholar. His most notable book “The
David Hesla, 86: Emory professor’s gruff exterior hid ‘heart...
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
colleague, said. Hesla was an accomplished scholar. His most notable book “The Shape of Chaos,” was about the writings of Samuel Beckett in terms of the history of ideas, discussing philosophical sources and analogues from the Pre-Socratics... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
What choice do we have?endless possibilities in healthy learning and human welfare,” said Rediger, “an
What choice do we have?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
endless possibilities in healthy learning and human welfare,” said Rediger, “and beyond the immediate practical benefits of her research, she also made the cosmos smile.” We can all know how much the cosmos needs a smile. Samuel Beckett (1906-1... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Canada's non-invitation to the man who will be king, eventuallyPrince Charles sits on the sidelines waiting for fate to deliver the mortal blo
Canada's non-invitation to the man who will be king, eventually
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Prince Charles sits on the sidelines waiting for fate to deliver the mortal blow. He must feel like he’s locked inside a Samuel Beckett play. Waiting, and waiting. Of course, we all know why our PM recently sent out an invitation for the Duke... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Low Level Panicin some way, that you realise how ingrained it really is." McIntyre, who died
Low Level Panic
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
in some way, that you realise how ingrained it really is." McIntyre, who died in 2009, wrote her breakthrough Samuel Beckett Award-winning play to examine the effects of pornography on women's behaviour and self-image. It was created... Read more
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Canberra Times
Low Level Panicin some way, that you realise how ingrained it really is." McIntyre, who died
Low Level Panic
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
in some way, that you realise how ingrained it really is." McIntyre, who died in 2009, wrote her breakthrough Samuel Beckett Award-winning play to examine the effects of pornography on women's behaviour and self-image. It was created... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can to Stage Endgame Next Monthin the annual theatre festival of Committed Artists of Namibia (CAN) will be st
Can to Stage Endgame Next Month
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
in the annual theatre festival of Committed Artists of Namibia (CAN) will be staged next month. Interest in this absurd Samuel Beckett play, depicting the life style of a quadriplegic patient in relation to his family and his caregiver, already... Read more
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Irish Central
The most popular Irish baby names for 2016… so farafter, at 58th, making a big jump from its 2015 ranking at 80. Beckett (which
The most popular Irish baby names for 2016… so far
Irish Central / Posted 9 days ago
after, at 58th, making a big jump from its 2015 ranking at 80. Beckett (which calls to mind the Irish playwright Samuel Beckett) ranks 60th, down from 33rd last year. Owen (Usually a Welsh name, though it can also be an Anglicization of... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Such glorious decay: The musical 'Grey Gardens' at the Ahmansonbut it takes on a theatrical life of its own. The aesthetic is an amalgam of th
Such glorious decay: The musical 'Grey Gardens' at the Ahmanson
Los Angeles Times / Posted 9 days ago
but it takes on a theatrical life of its own. The aesthetic is an amalgam of the Maysles brothers, Tennessee Williams, Samuel Beckett and Charles Addams, but the inimitable style of the Beale women is the creators’ guiding star. York, a... Read more
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Limerick Post
'A Day in May' Launchstunning selection of portraits by leading Irish photographers like Karl Hayden
'A Day in May' Launch
Limerick Post / Posted 10 days ago
stunning selection of portraits by leading Irish photographers like Karl Hayden, John Minihan (famous for his portraits of Samuel Beckett) Tristan Hutchinson, Peter MacMenamin, John Colgan (of Riverdance fame) and Kate Nolan. Included in the... Read more
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Philly.com
Theater down the Shore? It's getting bettercalls "embracing poetic theater and bringing female voices to our repertory," w
Theater down the Shore? It's getting better
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
calls "embracing poetic theater and bringing female voices to our repertory," with the work of playwrights such as Samuel Beckett and Suzan Lori Parks. Gayle Stahlhuth, artistic director of the East Lynne Theater Company, says it aims to... Read more
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Philly.com
Theater makes strides up and down the Jersey Shorecalls "embracing poetic theater and bringing female voices to our repertory," w
Theater makes strides up and down the Jersey Shore
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
calls "embracing poetic theater and bringing female voices to our repertory," with the work of playwrights such as Samuel Beckett and Suzan Lori Parks. Gayle Stahlhuth, artistic director of the East Lynne Theater Company, says it aims to... Read more
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Perth Now
The drama that could have killed Seinfeldscuffle went public. “Barr called Louis-Dreyfus a bitch on Letterman, then add
The drama that could have killed Seinfeld
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
scuffle went public. “Barr called Louis-Dreyfus a bitch on Letterman, then added derisively, ‘They think they’re doing Samuel Beckett instead of a sitcom.” Asked about the incident later, Alexander commented, “I am willing to bet that she has... Read more
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Herald Sun
The drama that could’ve killed Seinfeldscuffle went public. “Barr called Louis-Dreyfus a bitch on Letterman, then add
The drama that could’ve killed Seinfeld
Herald Sun / Posted 13 days ago
scuffle went public. “Barr called Louis-Dreyfus a bitch on Letterman, then added derisively, ‘They think they’re doing Samuel Beckett instead of a sitcom.” Asked about the incident later, Alexander commented, “I am willing to bet that she has... Read more
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News.com.au
We could’ve been without Seinfeldscuffle went public. “Barr called Louis-Dreyfus a bitch on Letterman, then add
We could’ve been without Seinfeld
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
scuffle went public. “Barr called Louis-Dreyfus a bitch on Letterman, then added derisively, ‘They think they’re doing Samuel Beckett instead of a sitcom.” Asked about the incident later, Alexander commented, “I am willing to bet that she has... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The drama that could’ve killed Seinfeldscuffle went public. “Barr called Louis-Dreyfus a bitch on Letterman, then add
The drama that could’ve killed Seinfeld
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
scuffle went public. “Barr called Louis-Dreyfus a bitch on Letterman, then added derisively, ‘They think they’re doing Samuel Beckett instead of a sitcom.” Asked about the incident later, Alexander commented, “I am willing to bet that she has... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Deborah Hill Cone: Embracing pain helps the healingif I can go on." But perversely, it is only by acknowledging the bleak truth of
Deborah Hill Cone: Embracing pain helps the healing
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
if I can go on." But perversely, it is only by acknowledging the bleak truth of your situation that you can transcend it. Samuel Beckett captured this contradiction: "I can't go on; I'll go on." Instead of seeing your symptoms, your pain, your... Read more
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New York Post
The backstage drama that almost brought down ‘Seinfeld’scuffle went public. “Barr called Louis-Dreyfus a bitch on ‘Letterman,’ then a
The backstage drama that almost brought down ‘Seinfeld’
New York Post / Posted 14 days ago
scuffle went public. “Barr called Louis-Dreyfus a bitch on ‘Letterman,’ then added derisively, ‘They think they’re doing Samuel Beckett instead of a sitcom.”Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld talk on set.Photo: Getty Images Asked about the incident... Read more
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Salon.com
Before Tony Soprano, there was “Seinfeld”: “It turns out we love nothing more than terrible people, but at that time it was unheard of”how the comic energy between Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David led to them scripti
Before Tony Soprano, there was “Seinfeld”: “It turns out we love nothing more than terrible people, but at that time it was unheard of”
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
how the comic energy between Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David led to them scripting a show they dreamed up as a TV version of Samuel Beckett: Seinfeld described it as “Two guys talking.” In some ways, the show never changed – even if it became four... Read more
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Philly.com
Billy Joel returns to Citizens Banks Park and 15 others things to do in Philly, July 8-10$7 seniors and students. 215-387-5125, . It should come as no surprise that th
Billy Joel returns to Citizens Banks Park and 15 others things to do in Philly, July 8-10
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
$7 seniors and students. 215-387-5125, . It should come as no surprise that the great absurdist playwright and novelist Samuel Beckett once collaborated with silent-film genius Buster Keaton. After all, Beckett's was a life that included both... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Reviews of new chapbooks by Lori Jakiela and Judith Robinsonis beautiful. The most beautiful thing. / His hair is a poppy blossom in the th
Reviews of new chapbooks by Lori Jakiela and Judith Robinson
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 18 days ago
is beautiful. The most beautiful thing. / His hair is a poppy blossom in the thick gray light.” In between, Jakiela quotes Samuel Beckett and Dee Snider, offers a scene of her parents lovingly sharing take-out, and refers to a large rubber duck as... Read more
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The Forward
Elie Wiesel, the Moral Force Who Made Sure We Will Never Forgetwith the Germans in the deportation of Jewish children and the betrayal of non-
Elie Wiesel, the Moral Force Who Made Sure We Will Never Forget
The Forward / Posted 21 days ago
with the Germans in the deportation of Jewish children and the betrayal of non-citizens and even French Jews. Like Samuel Beckett, Wiesel chose to write in his adopted language French, neither Yiddish even though Yiddish was his native... Read more
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TribLIVE
New theater company to perform works  by Samuel BeckettNew theater company to perform works by Samuel Beckett | TribLIVE New theater
New theater company to perform works  by Samuel Beckett
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
New theater company to perform works by Samuel Beckett | TribLIVE New theater company to perform works by Samuel Beckett ‘Krapp's Last Tape' and ‘Not I' When Connor Bahr graduated from Point Park University two years ago, he tried waiting for... Read more
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ESPN
Wimbledon Diary: Republicans and tattoos in SW19life than being ordinary". Clearly, Stan Wawrinka's approach to tennis, and to
Wimbledon Diary: Republicans and tattoos in SW19
ESPN / Posted 22 days ago
life than being ordinary". Clearly, Stan Wawrinka's approach to tennis, and to life, is a little different, as he has this Samuel Beckett quote tattooed on his arm: "Ever tried. Ever failed. No Matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." Janko... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Wimbledon Diary: Republicans and tattoos in SW19life than being ordinary". Clearly, Stan Wawrinka's approach to tennis, and to
Wimbledon Diary: Republicans and tattoos in SW19
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 23 days ago
life than being ordinary". Clearly, Stan Wawrinka's approach to tennis, and to life, is a little different, as he has this Samuel Beckett quote tattooed on his arm: "Ever tried. Ever failed. No Matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." Janko... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dexys usher in their new Irish visionagainst the stereotype of the thick Paddy by name-checking Oscar Wilde, Brendan
Dexys usher in their new Irish vision
The Irish Times / Posted 27 days ago
against the stereotype of the thick Paddy by name-checking Oscar Wilde, Brendan Behan, Seán O’Casey, George Bernard Shaw, Samuel Beckett, Eugene O’Neill, Edna O’Brien and Laurence Stern. Their subsequent first album, Searching for the Young Soul... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Jo Baker: ‘If you don’t do it, no one else is going to do it for you’international bestseller. Baker, who lives in Lancaster, Britain, recently publ
Jo Baker: ‘If you don’t do it, no one else is going to do it for you’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 28 days ago
international bestseller. Baker, who lives in Lancaster, Britain, recently published A Country Road, A Tree, a novel about Samuel Beckett. Why did you write your new book? Books always, for me, come from the same impulse. There’s an itch to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Lisa McInerney wins second major prizeCentre. Here, the visitor can explore the gallery which features the work of 45
Lisa McInerney wins second major prize
The Irish Times / Posted a month ago
Centre. Here, the visitor can explore the gallery which features the work of 45 creative artists from James Joyce to Bono, Samuel Beckett, Binchy and more. While the guided walk is focused on Maeve Binchy, it includes other well-known... Read more

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