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Author Carpenter, Charles A.

Title The Dramatic Works of Samuel Beckett : a Selective Bibliography of Publications About his Plays and their Conceptual Foundations
Published London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (525 pages)
Contents Part I: Preliminaries; A. Introduction and Acknowledgements; B: Sources Consulted; C. Abbreviations and Variant Names; D1. Beckett's Writings and Selected Statements; E. Analyzed Collections of Essays; F. Bibliographic and Reference Works; Websites ; G. Textual Studies; Part II: Publications that Focus on Beckett's Drama; A. Commentaries that Extend Beyond One Distinct Phase or Genre of Drama; B. Commentaries on Early Theatrical Works (before Play); C. Commentaries on Later Theatrical Works (Play and after); D. Radio Plays, Television Plays, and 'Dramaticules'
1. Studies of Two or More Types (including film)2. Radio Plays (All That Fall, Embers, Words and Music, Cascando, Rough for Radio I, Rough for Radio II); 3. Television Plays (Eh Joe, Ghost Trio ... but the clouds ..., Nacht und Träume, Quad); 4. 'Dramaticules' (Come and Go, Not I, That Time, Footfalls, A Piece of Monologue, Rockaby, Ohio Impromptu, What Where, Catastrophe); E. Beckett and Other Dramatists; 1. William Shakespeare; 2. Henrik Ibsen; 3. August Strindberg; 4. William Butler Yeats; 5. Luigi Pirandello; 6. John Millington Synge; 7. Thomas Stearns Eliot; 8. Antonin Artaud
10. Eh Joe / Dis Joe / He Joe11. Eleutheria / Eleuthéria; 12. Embers/Cendres/Aschenglut; 13a. Endgame / Fin de partie / Endspiel: Publications 1974 to Date; 13b. Endgame / Fin de partie / Endspiel: Pre-1974 Publications; 14. Film; 15. Footfalls / Pas / Tritte; 16. Ghost Trio / Trio du fantôme / Geister Trio; 17. Happy Days / Oh les beaux jours / Glückliche Tage; 18. 'Human Wishes' (Abandoned dramatic fragment); 19. 'J. M. Mime' (Abandoned 1963 dramatic fragment); 20. 'Le Kid' (Performed 1931; text not extant); 21. Krapp's Last Tape / La dernière bande / Das letzte Band; 22. Nacht und Träume
9. Bertolt Brecht10. Jean-Paul Sartre; 11. Arthur Adamov; 12. Jean Genet; 13. Eugène Ionesco; 14. Albert Camus; 15. Tadeusz Różewicz; 16. Edward Albee; 17. Heiner Müller; 18. Brian Friel; 19. Harold Pinter; 20. Thomas Bernhard; 21. Václav Havel; 22. Tom Stoppard; 24. Other Playwrights; F. Theatrical Commentaries ; Part III: Publications Relevant to but not Focused on Beckett's Drama; A. General and Miscellaneous ; B. Selected Publications of Primarily Biographical Interest; C. Beckett's Philosophy, Aesthetics and Criticism; D. Translation and Bilingualism; E. The Irish Connection
Part IV: Publications Relevant to Beckett's Drama Through 1973V: Commentaries on Individual Dramatic Works; 1. Act Without Words I / Actes sans paroles I / Spiel ohne Worte I; 2. Act Without Words II / Actes sans paroles II / Spiel ohne Worte II; 3. All That Fall / Tous ceux qui tombent / Alle, die da fallen; 4. Breath / Breath / Atem; 5. ... but the clouds ... / ... que nuages ... / ... nur noch Gewölk ... ; 6. Cascando; 7. Catastrophe / Catastrophe / Katastrophe; 8. Come and Go / Va et vient / Kommen und Gehen; 9. 'Dreamer's Mime A' / 'Mime du rêveur A' (Abandoned dramatic fragment)
Summary A selectively comprehensive bibliography of the vast literature about Samuel Beckett''s dramatic works, arranged for the efficient and convenient use of scholars on all levels
Notes 23. Not I / Pas moi / Nicht ich
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Subject Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Bibliography.
Genre/Form Bibliography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1441159746