- Samuel,1906–1989, Irish playwright and novelist, living in France: Nobel Prize in Literature 1969.
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The title of his first novel is taken from DeLillo, the second from Beckett.Joshua Ferris’s New Novel Chronicles an Existential Dentist in Despair
May 6, 2014
This isn't a comic, it's a Beckett play with barnyard animals.Less is Moo: The Genius of Gary Larson
March 22, 2013
He seems to put more store these days in Glenn Beck than Beckett.Broadway's Comeback Kid
November 2, 2011
Kabakov is the Beckett of the art world, creating silences and divorcing himself from the cackle.Is This Anti-Soviet Art?
October 22, 2011
Growing up in Dublin, he devoured books: Joyce, Faulkner, and, yes, Beckett.Fat, Ugly, and Famous
July 27, 2011
He must have stolen them from a person named Beckett—R. Beckett.The Room in the Dragon Volant
J. Sheridan LeFanu
There is more silence in the plays of Beckett and Ionesco than there are words.The Civilization of Illiteracy</p>
There is another engraving from the first-named Vandyck by Beckett.
Are such books as Beckett, Jackson and others, to be examined?
And the river was the Berbice, and the house that of Mr. Beckett.Jungle Peace
- Margaret Mary . Dame. born 1943, British Labour politician; leader of the House of Commons (1998–2001); secretary of state for environment, food, and rural affairs (2001–2006); foreign secretary (2006– 07)
- Samuel (Barclay). 1906–89, Irish dramatist and novelist writing in French and English, whose works portray the human condition as insignificant or absurd in a bleak universe. They include the plays En attendant Godot (Waiting for Godot, 1952), Fin de partie (Endgame, 1957), and Not I (1973) and the novel Malone meurt (Malone Dies, 1951): Nobel prize for literature 1969
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