I Can't Go On, I'll Go on

I Can't Go On, I'll Go on

A Samuel Beckett Reader

By Samuel Beckett; Beckett; Richard Seaver

Grove Press, Paperback, 9780802132871, 621pp.

Publication Date: January 1994

Winner of the Nobel Prize for literature and acknowledged as one of the greatest writers of our time, Samuel Beckett has had a profound impact upon the literary landscape of the twentieth century. In this one-volume collection of his fiction, drama, poetry, and critical writings, we get an unsurpassed look at his work. Included, among others, are:
- The complete plays Waiting for Godot, Krapp's Last Tape, Cascando, Eh Joe, Not I, and That Time
- Selections from his novels Murphy, Watt, Mercier and Camier, Molloy, and The Unnamable
- The shorter works Dante and the Lobster, The Expelled, Imagination Dead Imagine, and Lessness
- A selection of Beckett's poetry and critical writings
With an indispensable introduction by editor and Beckett intimate Richard Seaver, and featuring a useful select bibliography, I Can t Go On, I ll Go On is indeed an invaluable introduction to a writer who has changed the face of modern literature.

About the Author

Richard Seaver was an editor, publisher, and translator who became legendary for championing unconventional writers in the face of censorship and cultural prudishness. He was the editor in chief of Grove Press in the 1960s, started his own imprint at Viking in 1971, and served as publisher of Holt, Rinehart & Winston until he founded Arcade Publishing in 1988, which he ran with his wife, Jeannette, until his death in 2009. He was the author of" The Tender Hour of Twilight: Paris in the '50s, New York in the '60s: A Memoir of Publishing's Golden Age".