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Senior Seminars in Reading: Author Immersion: Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett

Photo source: Roger Pic, Wikimedia Commons

Born 1906, Dublin, Ireland; Died 1989, Paris, France. Novelist, playwright, poet, theatre director, essayist.

Brief bio from The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

Notable Works:

Murphy (1938)

Molloy (1951)

Malone Dies (1951)

The Unnamable (1953)

Waiting for Godot (1953)

Watt (1953)

Endgame (1957)

Krapp's Last Tape (1958)



A Preview of Waiting for Godot

Beckett reads an excerpt from Watt