»Jeg åbnede øjnene igen. Jeg var alene. Jeg havde hænderne fulde af græs og jord som jeg havde revet op uden at vide af det, stadig rev op. Jeg rev bogstavelig talt op med rode. Jeg holdt op med... Læs mere
Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it's awful.' This line from the play was adopted by Jean Anouilh to characterize the first production of Waiting... Læs mere
Originally written in French and translated into English by Beckett, Endgame was given its first London performance at the Royal Court Theatre in 1957. HAMM: Clov!CLOV: Yes. HAMM: Nature has... Læs mere
This is the last of three volumes of collected shorter prose to be published in the Faber edition of the works of Samuel Beckett - which already... Læs mere
Gathers all of Beckett's texts for theatre, from 1955 to 1984. This book includes both the major dramatic works and the short and more compressed texts for the stage, as well for radio.
Subtitled 'A tragicomedy in two Acts', and famously described by the Irish critic Vivien Mercier as a play in which 'nothing happens, twice', En attendant Godot was first performed at the ThÃ©Ã¢tre de Babylone in Paris in 1953.
Krapp's Last Tape was first performed by Patrick Magee at the Royal Court Theatre in October 1958, and described as 'a solo, if that is the word, for one voice and two organs: one human, one mechanical. Box - [Pause.] - three, spool - [Pause.] - five.
As the story begins, Belacqua - a young version of Molloy, whose love is divided between two women, Smeraldina-Rima and the little Alba - 'wrestles with his lusts and learning across vocabularies and continents, before a final "relapse into Dublin"' (New Yorker).
Then the noise of pebbles and mud that horses make when drinking. Till the horse had finished drinking or the driver deemed it had drunk its fill. Edited by Christopher Ricks