Samuel Beckett

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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 4 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 5 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 7 days 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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Boise Weekly
Caldwell-Born Green Zoo is Weird and Wonderfulhe said. "And then you have to stand and say those lines in front of people, so
Caldwell-Born Green Zoo is Weird and Wonderful
Boise Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
he said. "And then you have to stand and say those lines in front of people, so it's like forced interaction." Inspired by Samuel Beckett and other Theatre of the Absurd writers, Newby started writing his own plays. His songs share a sense of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Summer on the Roof: Open Air Films at Moscow's Garage MuseumNew York and Venice. The documentary also explores her colorful personal life —
Summer on the Roof: Open Air Films at Moscow's Garage Museum
The Moscow Times / Posted 9 days ago
New York and Venice. The documentary also explores her colorful personal life — Peggy had affairs with men including Samuel Beckett and Max Ernst. In July cinephiles can enjoy the intriguing documentary "Finding Vivian Maier." A career nanny... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Louis Nowra says playwrights don't matter, 'people go to see actors'Nowra says. "A play is a piece of plasticine. A director should be able to make
Louis Nowra says playwrights don't matter, 'people go to see actors'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Nowra says. "A play is a piece of plasticine. A director should be able to make of it what they will. That's why I hate the Samuel Beckett estate. They treat Beckett's plays as museum pieces. Wait until the f---ing copyright expires, then we'll see... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Joyce Girl by Annabel Abbsa claustrophobic family and striving to bring her own artistic expression to li
The Joyce Girl by Annabel Abbs
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
a claustrophobic family and striving to bring her own artistic expression to life through dance. She falls in love with Samuel Beckett and sculptor Alexander Calder, but is abandoned by both, sending her into temporary mania and, sometimes,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ger Reidy: a pastoral gaze with a hard edgecheque was a lifeline and brutality, bleakness and desolation had to be wrestle
Ger Reidy: a pastoral gaze with a hard edge
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
cheque was a lifeline and brutality, bleakness and desolation had to be wrestled with on a daily basis.There is a nod to Samuel Beckett too, I think, in the gombeen rural characters who seem to be always on the road. Often one needs to be totally... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Appledore Shipyard wins new £43.1million contractothers made by the yard. LE William Butler Yeats is due to leave the shipyard
Appledore Shipyard wins new £43.1million contract
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 14 days ago
others made by the yard. LE William Butler Yeats is due to leave the shipyard on sea trials next month, to then join LE Samuel Beckett, which was handed over at the end of April 2014, and the LE James Joyce, delivered in July last year. Check... Read more
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The Irish Times
Why was James Joyce’s daughter Lucia written out of history?more about this beautiful girl who’d studied modern dance in 1920s Paris. I wa
Why was James Joyce’s daughter Lucia written out of history?
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
more about this beautiful girl who’d studied modern dance in 1920s Paris. I wanted to know what happened between her and Samuel Beckett, and between her and the American artist, Alexander Calder. Why had her lovers had such stellar careers, while... Read more
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BBC News
Hidden bars - the growth of the speakeasyneighbourhood of Prenzlauer Berg, rather than have its name outside, the owners
Hidden bars - the growth of the speakeasy
BBC News / Posted 15 days ago
neighbourhood of Prenzlauer Berg, rather than have its name outside, the owners have simply hung a picture of Irish poet Samuel Beckett (from whom the bar takes its name) in the window. "We wanted to create an atmosphere of discovery, and bring... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
"Film" and "NotFilm": Buster Keaton & Samuel Beckett visit Brooks MuseumIt should have worked. It should have been amazing. What could be better than
"Film" and "NotFilm": Buster Keaton & Samuel Beckett visit Brooks Museum
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 15 days ago
It should have worked. It should have been amazing. What could be better than a team up between absurdist playwright Samuel Beckett, and cinema's great clown Buster Keaton? Add to that, a story that's nothing more than a chase scene boiled down to... Read more
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The New Statesman
Travelling 320 years through the mind of Annie Proulx in BarkskinsJay Griffiths, in Tristimania, defers above all other sources to literature: to
Travelling 320 years through the mind of Annie Proulx in Barkskins
The New Statesman / Posted 16 days ago
Jay Griffiths, in Tristimania, defers above all other sources to literature: to Shakespeare, Christopher Smart and Samuel Beckett. Her book – which recounts a bruising year of being held captive by bipolar disorder, feeling alternately... Read more
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BBC News
When will US interest rates rise again?in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Perhaps the playw
When will US interest rates rise again?
BBC News / Posted 17 days ago
in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Perhaps the playwright Samuel Beckett was a secret economist. We are about to enjoy (!) the next act in the absurdist drama "Waiting for the Fed"... Read more
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Calgary Sun
River: A Puppet Myth muddies dystopian waters with existential gibberish, but earns A for creativityrunning time I felt trapped in some kind of existential, metaphysical mirage.
River: A Puppet Myth muddies dystopian waters with existential gibberish, but earns A for creativity
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
running time I felt trapped in some kind of existential, metaphysical mirage. That's not necessarily a bad thing as Samuel Beckett proved in Waiting for Godot but what he gave us were some far more compelling clowns than what Mudfoot... Read more
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walesonline
Why I voted for Brexit in 1975 but want to stay in the EU todayIn 1975 I was a 21-year-old student at University of York, my literary head ful
Why I voted for Brexit in 1975 but want to stay in the EU today
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
In 1975 I was a 21-year-old student at University of York, my literary head full of Samuel Beckett and my political head full of arguments made in the Socialist Worker newspaper, to which I had a subscription. I’d taken out the subscription not... Read more
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The New Statesman
Metaphors for madness: the new wave of mental health memoirsJay Griffiths, in Tristimania, defers above all other sources to literature: to
Metaphors for madness: the new wave of mental health memoirs
The New Statesman / Posted 17 days ago
Jay Griffiths, in Tristimania, defers above all other sources to literature: to Shakespeare, Christopher Smart and Samuel Beckett. Her book – which recounts a bruising year of being held captive by bipolar disorder, feeling alternately... Read more
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Scotsman
Lyceum Theatre’s Godot scoops prestigious Critics Awardhas scooped a top industry award after its run as part of the Royal Lyceum’s 50
Lyceum Theatre’s Godot scoops prestigious Critics Award
Scotsman / Posted 18 days ago
has scooped a top industry award after its run as part of the Royal Lyceum’s 50th anniversary celebrations this year. The Samuel Beckett classic was been named Best Production at the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland (Cats) in a glittering... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Breaking down this year’s Tony Award nominees for best playit produces a similar effect – at least, it does in Joe Mantello’s production,
Breaking down this year’s Tony Award nominees for best play
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
it produces a similar effect – at least, it does in Joe Mantello’s production, which inspires existential dread on par with Samuel Beckett. Tony odds:The Humans is the front-runner – and I’m rooting for Birney for featured actor. Eclipsed: The... Read more
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The Temasek Review
GIC rushing in after Temasek got taken to the cleaners « Opinion « TR EMERITUSincluding Singapore Technologies Telemedia (STT) — owned by Singaporean investm
GIC rushing in after Temasek got taken to the cleaners « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 19 days ago
including Singapore Technologies Telemedia (STT) — owned by Singaporean investment arm Temasek — and all the more junior levels of debt holders. Reminds me of “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better,” Samuel Bec... Read more
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Gazette News
Author Jo Baker on unveiling a literary enigmaDaragh Carville and their two children. Her latest book is inspired by another
Author Jo Baker on unveiling a literary enigma
Gazette News / Posted 20 days ago
Daragh Carville and their two children. Her latest book is inspired by another literary hero of her's, the playwright Samuel Beckett and his incredible little known story of his time spent in Paris during the Second World War. A Country Road,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Arts festival boss axed amid spending concerns once headed event that made a £1.8m lossof the fifth Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival, which celeb
Arts festival boss axed amid spending concerns once headed event that made a £1.8m loss
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
of the fifth Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival, which celebrates the life and works of playwright Samuel Beckett. But a statement from Mr Doran and another artistic director, Liam Browne, that was posted on the event's... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Rosset Estate In East Hampton Hits Market For $6.5 Million - East HamptonChatterley’s Lover” by D.H. Lawrence and “Tropic of Cancer” by Henry Miller. Am
Rosset Estate In East Hampton Hits Market For $6.5 Million - East Hampton
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 23 days ago
Chatterley’s Lover” by D.H. Lawrence and “Tropic of Cancer” by Henry Miller. Among the other authors he published were Samuel Beckett, Jack Kerouac, Malcom X, David Mamet, William S. Burroughs, and Marguerite Duras. How did he wind up on the... Read more
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The Irish Times
At Swim, Two Boys: a labour of love to adapt this modern classic1916 with them. These heroes, however, don’t stoke the fiery spirit of rebellio
At Swim, Two Boys: a labour of love to adapt this modern classic
The Irish Times / Posted 23 days ago
1916 with them. These heroes, however, don’t stoke the fiery spirit of rebellion but rather what truly matters in the wake of brutal violence. At Swim, Two Boys runs from June 6th-18th at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, Trinity College Dublin. atswi... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Review: Samuel Beckett's early yearswriting skills. At present she lives in Lancaster, England. In her new novel,
Review: Samuel Beckett's early years
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 23 days ago
writing skills. At present she lives in Lancaster, England. In her new novel, A Country Road, A Tree”, she writes about Samuel Beckett (1906 – 1989) leaving his mother’s house in Ireland and returning to Nazi-occupied Paris in 1939 to be with... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Melbourne Theatre Company's Sam Strong on spotting emerging talent, The Speechmaker and new writingwelcomed their first child into the world. As Strong pulls out his phone to sha
Melbourne Theatre Company's Sam Strong on spotting emerging talent, The Speechmaker and new writing
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 27 days ago
welcomed their first child into the world. As Strong pulls out his phone to share some photos of the new baby, he is as blissfully, tiredly happy as any new parent. Then, it's back to Beckett. Endgame, by Samuel Beckett, is currently on at the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
TV Pick: 'Teletubbies' are back to say 'Eh-oh!'its twice-played video interludes (repeated to cries of "Again! Again!") and us
TV Pick: 'Teletubbies' are back to say 'Eh-oh!'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 27 days ago
its twice-played video interludes (repeated to cries of "Again! Again!") and use of repetition, it is a children's show, as Samuel Beckett might have written it, in a good mood. "Eh-oh, Vladimir!" "Eh-oh, Estragon!" Although it is dangerous to mess... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Malvolio has an ax to grind in alternative take on 'Twelfth Night'the cruel plots of others. "Is this funny to you?" he asks us as he prepares t
Malvolio has an ax to grind in alternative take on 'Twelfth Night'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
the cruel plots of others. "Is this funny to you?" he asks us as he prepares to receive his kick. And of course it is. As Samuel Beckett once wrote, "Nothing is funnier than unhappiness." As long as it's not our own. But for the most part... Read more
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metro
Barman defends Johnny Depp after 'brawl' photos emergeacting stuff with me.The actor’s estranged wife has accused him of domestic abu
Barman defends Johnny Depp after 'brawl' photos emerge
metro / Posted 27 days ago
acting stuff with me.The actor’s estranged wife has accused him of domestic abuse (Picture: Getty Images) ‘And he loves Samuel Beckett.’ His words come after reports claimed Johnny, 52, got into a heated exchange with a member of his security... Read more
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The Irish Times
At Swim, Two Boys: from page to stageWorld War. Adapted by Tim Scott and directed by Seán Roper-Nolan, the producti
At Swim, Two Boys: from page to stage
The Irish Times / Posted 28 days ago
World War. Adapted by Tim Scott and directed by Seán Roper-Nolan, the production, with a cast of 20, will be staged at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin, on June 6th-18th. For a book that is out of print, it appears still to be prominent in the... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Don’t miss Barnstaple Fringe TheatreFestsit back as James Elston stages Krapp’s Last Tape, celebrating the 110th annive
Don’t miss Barnstaple Fringe TheatreFest
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 28 days ago
sit back as James Elston stages Krapp’s Last Tape, celebrating the 110th anniversary of Irish playwright, poet and novelist Samuel Beckett. This play forces its audience to question who they are, where they are going, and why they are going... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Parramatta Eels officials' suspensions by NRL 'breached rules'was going on for some time ... You could say you were waiting for Godot," Mr Mo
Parramatta Eels officials' suspensions by NRL 'breached rules'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted a month ago
was going on for some time ... You could say you were waiting for Godot," Mr Moses said, referring to the absurdist play by Samuel Beckett in which the characters wait for the arrival of "Godot", who never arrives. "One cannot know how long the CEO... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Would you believe a novel about the early life of Samuel Beckett?writing skills. At present she lives in Lancaster, England. In her new novel,
Would you believe a novel about the early life of Samuel Beckett?
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
writing skills. At present she lives in Lancaster, England. In her new novel, “A Country Road, A Tree,” she writes about Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) leaving his mother’s house in Ireland and returning to Nazi-occupied Paris in 1939 to be with his... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
THEATREas well as numerous other aspects of the play, have led to many interpretations
THEATRE
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
as well as numerous other aspects of the play, have led to many interpretations since the play’s premiere. Written by Samuel Beckett, it was voted the most important English language play of the 20th century. The play is directed by Mustafa... Read more
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New York Post
How the Mets are using data to bail out their lousy infieldand attended a Mets doubleheader sweep of the Astros. Your answers: 1. Dave S
How the Mets are using data to bail out their lousy infield
New York Post / Posted 1 months ago
and attended a Mets doubleheader sweep of the Astros. Your answers: 1. Dave Stewart 2. Rick Wright 3. Bob Welch 4. Samuel Beckett (As Howard Gold pointed out, Stewart, Wright and Welch — as well as troubled reliever Steve Howe, who shared... Read more

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