Christopher Prendergast, 14 November 1996
Show More Damned to Fame: The Life of Samuel Beckett by James Knowlson.
Bloomsbury, 872 pp., £25, September 1996, 0 7475 2719 9Show More
Samuel Beckett: The Last Modernist by Anthony Cronin.
HarperCollins, 645 pp., £25, October 1996, 9780246137692Show More
The Theatrical Notebooks of Samuel Beckett. Vol I: Waiting for Godot edited by Dougald McMillan and James Knowlson.
Faber, 472 pp., £75, March 1994, 0 571 14543 4Show More
The Theatrical Notebooks of Samuel Beckett. Vol II: Endgame edited by S.E. Gontarski.
Faber, 276 pp., £50, November 1992, 0 571 14544 2Show More
The Theatrical Notebooks of Samuel Beckett. Vol III: Krapp’s Last Tape edited by James Knowlson.
Faber, 286 pp., £50, May 1992, 0 571 14563 9Show More
Eleutheria by Samuel Beckett, translated by Barbara Wright.
Faber, 170 pp., £6.99, September 1996, 9780571178261Show More
“... There is also the place of photography in Beckett’s literary and dramatic thinking. Knowlson sees the late text Still as inspired by painting, but misses the obvious allusion in the title to a photograph (Gontarski, on the other hand, makes a passing reference to the frozen postures in Endgame as reminiscent of still ...”