The Letters of Samuel Beckett, Volume I

1929-1940

By Martha Dow Fehsenfeld (Editor); Lois More Overbeck (Editor); George Craig (Editor)
Cambridge University Press, Hardcover, 9780521867931, 782pp.

Publication Date: March 2009

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Description
The letters written by Samuel Beckett between 1929 and 1940 provide a vivid and personal view of Western Europe in the 1930s, and mark the gradual emergence of Beckett's unique voice and sensibility. The Cambridge University Press edition of The Letters of Samuel Beckett offers for the first time a comprehensive range of letters of one of the greatest literary figures of the twentieth century. Selected for their bearing on his work from over 15,000 extant letters, the letters published in this four-volume edition encompass sixty years of Beckett's writing life (1929 1989), and include letters to friends, painters and musicians, as well as to students, publishers, translators, and colleagues in the world of literature and theater. For anyone interested in twentieth-century literature and theater this edition is essential reading, offering not only a record of Beckett's achievements but a powerful literary experience in itself.



About the Author
Martha Dow Fehsenfeld, Founding Editor, was authorized by Samuel Beckett to edit his correspondence in 1985.Lois More Overbeck, General Editor, is a Research Associate of the Laney Graduate School, Emory University.George Craig, Editor and French Translator, is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Sussex.
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