All unimportant,” writes Beckett, “but they had better be corrected before you send it out.
The title of his first novel is taken from DeLillo, the second from Beckett.
Kabakov is the Beckett of the art world, creating silences and divorcing himself from the cackle.
This week: Kazuo Ishiguro's new Hollywood short story, and musical influences in Joyce, Beckett, and other classic Irish writers.
From Joyce and Beckett through Georges Perec, playing with form is nothing new, of course.
There is another engraving from the first-named Vandyck by Beckett.
There is more silence in the plays of Beckett and Ionesco than there are words.
And I went to him, and took possession of the hand Mrs. Beckett had left free.
Are such books as Beckett, Jackson and others, to be examined?
There was an asking smile on his lips, and—by accident, of course—his dear blind eyes looked straight at Mrs. Beckett.