Tag Archives: Samuel Beckett

Rockaby & Other Short Pieces

“In love with the aside, the tangential comment, the footnote and the mathematical calculation . . . Beckett has fashioned a vehicle for himself in drama and prose that allows him to be romantic and irreverent at one and the same instant.” —The New Republic…


“I could show you a Beckett sentence as elegant in its implications as the binomial theorem, and another as economically sphinx-like as the square…

Three Novels

“More powerful and important than Godot. . . . Mr. Beckett seeks to empty the novel of its usual recognizable objects—plot, situation, characters—and yet…

Stories and Texts for Nothing

“This volume of Beckett miniatures–three longish stories and thirteen vignettes, [comprises] fragments from the finest body of work produced by any [contemporary] writer.” –Newsweek