Samuel Barclay Beckett (//; 13 Aprile 1906 – 22 December 1989) wis an Erse avant-garde novelist, playwricht, theatre director, an poet, who lived in Paris for maist o his adult life an wrote in baith Inglis an French.
Beckett in 1977
|Born||Samuel Barclay Beckett|
13 Apryle 1906
Foxrock, Dublin, Ireland
|Dee'd||22 December 1989 (aged 83)|
|Pen name||Andrew Belis|
|Thrift||Novelist, playwricht, poet, theatre director, essayist|
|Alma mater||Trinity College Dublin|
|Genre||Drama, feection, poetry, screenplays, personal correspondence|
|Notable warks||Murphy (1938)|
Malone Dies (1951)
The Unnamable (1953)
Waitin for Godot (1953)
Krapp's Last Tape (1958)
Hou It Is (1961)
|Notable awairds||Nobel Prize in Leeteratur |
Croix de Guerre
Beckett's wark offers a bleak, tragicomic ootleuk on human exeestence, eften coupled wi black comedy an gallaes humour, an becam increasinly meenimalist in his later career. He is conseedert ane o the last modrenist writers, an ane o the key feegurs in whit Martin Esslin cried the "Theatre of the Absurd".
Beckett wis awairdit the 1969 Nobel Prize in Leeteratur "for his writin, that—in new forms for the novelle an drama—in the destitution o modren man acquires its elevation". He wis electit Saoi o Aosdána in 1984.
- Fathoms from Anywhere – A Samuel Beckett Centenary Exhibition
- Muldoon, Paul (12 December 2014). "The Letters and Poems of Samuel Beckett". New York Times. Retrieved 13 December 2014.
- Cakirtas, O. Developmental Psychology Rediscovered: Negative Identity and Ego Integrity vs. Despair in Samuel Beckett's Endgame. International Journal of Language Academy.Volume 2/2 Summer 2014 p. 194/203. http://www.ijla.net/Makaleler/1990731560_13.%20.pdf
- "The Nobel Prize in Literature 1969". Nobelprize. 7 October 2010. Retrieved 7 October 2010.