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Landmarks of World Literature (New) : Beckett: Waiting for Godot - Lawrence Graver

Landmarks of World Literature (New)

Beckett: Waiting for Godot

Paperback Published: 26th July 2004
ISBN: 9780521549387
Number Of Pages: 128

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This volume offers a comprehensive critical study of Samuel Beckett's first and most renowned dramatic work, Waiting for Godot, which has become one of the most frequently discussed, and influential plays in the history of the theatre. Lawrence Graver discusses the play's background and provides a detailed analysis of its originality and distinction as a landmark of modern theatrical art. He reviews some of the differences between Beckett's original French version and his English translation, and discusses the liberating influence of Waiting for Godot on such important playwrights as Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard.

Preface
Chronology
En attendant Godot/Waiting for Godot: genesis and reception
Approaching the play
Godot in French and in English
The presence of Godot: the play in the contemporary theatre and elsewhere
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ISBN: 9780521549387
ISBN-10: 0521549388
Series: Landmarks of World Literature (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 26th July 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.0  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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