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Product NameThe Collected Shorter Plays Beckett
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHeight:8.31 inches / Length:5.51 inches / Weight:0.66 pounds / Width:0.83 inches
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AuthorSamuel Beckett
Page Count320
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Long DescriptionSamuel Beckett, the great minimalist master and winner of the 1969 Nobel Prize for Literature, produced some of his most widely praised work for the stage in the form of the short play. This complete and definitive collection of twenty-five plays and “playlets” includes Beckett’s celebrated Krapp’s Last Tape , Embers , Cascando , Play , Eh Joe , Not I , and Footfalls , as well as his mimes, all his radio and television plays, his screenplay for Film , his adaptation of Robert Pinget’s The Old Tune , and the more recent Catastrophe , What Where , Quad , and Night and Dreams .
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