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Tag Archives: Samuel Beckett

Theatre and Morality: Synge’s Playboy of the Western World | A R T L▼R K

On the 26th of January 1907, The Playboy of the Western World, a three-act drama, written by Irish playwright John Millington Synge, was first performed at the Abbey Theatre in … Continue reading

01/26/2018 · 3 Comments

Quote • SAMUEL BECKETT • Failure

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” —  Samuel Beckett

07/01/2017 · 2 Comments

Archive Interview • ALAN DOBIE • Waiting for Godot • 2005

While everyone around me was drawn to the Pierre Bezuhov of Anthony Hopkins in Jack Pullman’s masterly dramatisation of Tolstoy’s War and Peace for the BBC in 1972, I was … Continue reading

08/31/2015 · 8 Comments

Texting like Godot

Originally posted on e-Tinkerbell:
In these last years I have noticed that my students’ approach to Beckett‘s “Waiting for Godot“, has changed, or better, improved. It seemed as if they…

05/24/2014 · Leave a comment