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Endgame - Samuel Beckett
Endgame
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3.07 35
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780571243730 (0571243738)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Edition language: English
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Lagraziana's Kalliopeion
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion rated it
3.0 The Purgatory of Life Before Death: Endgame by Samuel Beckett
So far my experience with what is called the Theatre of the Absurd has been very limited and not particularly enchanting. Therefore it was daring of me to pick of all things a play by the 1969 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), for the Back to the Classics Challenge...
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion rated it
3.0 The Purgatory of Life Before Death: Endgame by Samuel Beckett
So far my experience with what is called the Theatre of the Absurd has been very limited and not particularly enchanting. Therefore it was daring of me to pick of all things a play by the 1969 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), for the Back to the Classics Challenge...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
4.0 An absurd masterpiece
One of the interesting things that I find about Beckett's plays is that he resists the temptation to offer any interpretation to what is going on within the play, or what the play is about. In fact he seems to do completely the opposite in actually denying certain interpretations (while not offering...
Calyre
Calyre rated it
HAMM. - Pourquoi ne me tues-tu pas?CLOV. - Je ne connais pas la combinaison du buffet.CLOV. - Ca redevient gai. (Il monte sur l'escabeau, braque sa lunette sur le dehors. Elle lui échappe des mains, tombe. Un temps.) J'ai fait exprès. (Il descend de l'escabeau, ramasse la lunette, l'examine, la braq...
The English Student
The English Student rated it
2.5 Endgame - Samuel Beckett
Endgame is probably Beckett's second most famous play, after Waiting for Godot. It appears to have a post-apocalyptic setting, although what the apocalypse was is never defined and probably isn't the point.(Incidentally, isn't it interesting that something that is obviously SF is allowable in academ...
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