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Samuel Beckett," el último modernista" Anthony Cro...

Samuel Beckett, 27 January Photo by Bernard Morlino.

Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) - Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, poet. Nobel Prize Literature in 1969. Photo © Jane Bown

Samuel Beckett. The eagle’s gaze.

Samuel Beckett's manuscript of Murphy displays the author's initial struggle with inspiration, featuring entire pages covered in scribbles and doodles. Photograph: Jane Bown for the Guardian

The first page of the second notebook of Samuel Beckett's 'Watt,' signed and marked 'Watt I,' dated '3/12/41.' Even geniuses doodle!

A Rare Look at Samuel Beckett’s Doodle-Filled Notebooks

The first page of the second notebook of Watt is dated A Rare Look at Samuel Beckett’s Doodle-Filled Notebooks by Maria Popova

Samuel Beckett, 1906-1989, (Ire.) novelist, playwright. Waiting for Godot, Endgames (plays) Murphy Watt Molloy, (novels).

Waiting for Godot Samuel Barclay Beckett April 1906 – 22 December was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French.

The first notebook of Watt signed and marked 'Watt I,' with the following note: 'Watt was written in France during the war 1940-45 and published in 1953 by the Olympia Press.' On an inserted sheet, Beckett has written, 'Begun evening of Tuesday 11/2/41.'

A Rare Look at Samuel Beckett’s Doodle-Filled Notebooks

The first notebook of Samuel Beckett’s 'Watt' signed and marked 'Watt I'

Buster Keaton meets Samuel Beckett; they made "film" together. [We would love to show this film at the Irreal Cafe, if there were an Irreal Cafe.]

Buster Keaton meets Samuel Beckett

Uncredited Photographer Buster Keaton and Samuel Beckett on the Set of the Film “Film,” Written By Beckett 1965

Samuel Beckett waiting for Godot outside a Paris cafe, 1988  “I have loved books all my life. There is nothing more beautiful in our material world than the book.” and a vodka cocktail....

Writers having a drink

Samuel Beckett waiting for Godot outside a Paris cafe, 1988 “I have loved books all my life. There is nothing more beautiful in our material world than the book.” and a vodka cocktail.

Samuel Beckett by Richard Avedon // Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French.

Samuel Beckett by Richard Avedon - Samuel Barclay Beckett April 1906 – 22 December was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French.

Samuel Beckett by Steve Schapiro. New York, 1964. Photographed on the set of "Film" starring Buster Keaton. Silver Gelatin Print.

A Reluctant Subject: Portraits of Samuel Beckett

A Rare Look at Samuel Beckett’s Doodle-Filled Notebooks | Brain Pickings

A Rare Look at Samuel Beckett’s Doodle-Filled Notebooks

Samuel Beckett, c. 1964. Photograph by Steve Schapiro.

Samuel Beckett on the set of his movie “Film,” 1964 - photograph by Steve Schapiro.

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