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Selected Poems 1930-1988

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Description for Selected Poems 1930-1988 Paperback. A selection of poems of Samuel Beckett, from "Whoroscope" (1930) to 'What is the Word' (1988). Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 137 x 16. Weight in Grams: 254 192pp

It was as a poet that Samuel Beckett launched himself in the little reviews of 1930s Paris, and as a poet that he ended his career. This new selection, from Whoroscope (1930) to 'what is the word' (1988), describes a lifetime's arc of writing. It was as a poet moreover that Beckett made his first breakthrough into writing in French, and the Selected Poems represents work in both languages, including the sequence of brief but highly crafted mirlitonnades, which did so much to usher in the style of his late prose, and come as close as anything he wrote to ... Read more

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About Samuel Beckett
Samuel Beckett was born in Dublin in 1906 and graduated from Trinity College. He settled in Paris in 1937, after travels in Germany and periods of residence in London and Dublin. He remained in France during the Second World War and was active in the French Resistance. From the spring of 1946 his plays, novels, short fiction, poetry and criticism ... Read more

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