Some stuff about my favourite artist.
- from a former student
- from the New Yorker
- Ten things about Giacometti
- When Alberto Giacometti met Samuel Beckett
An article about “Waiting for Godot” – PDF format.
Beckett in Love
April 2, 2015 Issue
The Letters of Samuel Beckett, Volume III: 1957–1965
edited and translated from the French by George Craig, and edited by Martha Dow Fehsenfeld, Dan Gunn, and Lois More Overbeck
Cambridge University Press, 771 pp, $50.00
Read the piece here.
Read “Beckett’s Godot: A Bundle of Broken Mirrors”, written for the North American Beckett Festival, at the University of Victoria, by clicking on the Beckett book.
It’s all over so quickly, and yet while you’re part of it, it seems it will never end. That’s a fair summing up of life, don’t you think?
It is also a fair description of the deeply sobering and equally intoxicating experience of the three short plays by Samuel Beckett that opened on Tuesday night at the Harvey Theater of the Brooklyn Academy of Music. There, a lone and improbably gifted Irish actress named Lisa Dwan is daring to shoulder what feels like all our human care and woes, from the cradle to the grave. – New York Times
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland — Beckett in the theater, Beckett in the church. Beckett amidst the ruins. Beckett in the pub, community college, cinema, castle and hairdresser. Beckett even at the butcher, where a sign proclaims “Happy Days Food Festival” alongside “Fermanagh Black Bacon.”
Read Bob’s paper on Beckett here. “No meaning where none intended.”