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Samuel Beckett

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Comprehensive information about Samuel Beckett including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French. His work offers a bleak, tragicomic outlook on human nature, often coupled with black comedy and gallows humour . This educational Samuel Beckett resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Ah earth you old extinguisher. Quote Right
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Quote Left Never but the one matter. The dead and gone. The dying and going. From the word go. Quote Right
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Quote Left Just under the surface I shall be, all together at first, then separate and drift, through all the earth and perhaps in the end through a clif... Quote Right
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Quote Left 'To my thinking' boomed the Professor, begging the question as usual, 'the greatest triumph of the human mind was the calculation of Neptune f... Quote Right
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Quote Left When the object is perceived as particular and unique and not merely the member of a family, when it appears independent of any general notion... Quote Right
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