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Subtitled "A Selection from the Works of Samuel Beckett," this anthology, with drawings by Edward Gorey, was adapted by Samuel Beckett and Jack MacGowran, from MacGowran’s one-man show that opened in 1970. Limited to 300 copies, signed by…

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Criterion Theatre program, London, 1964. The first public performance in England of the complete and unexpurgated text. (It had been done in the United States without any censorship issues.) Includes photo and bio of Jack MacGowran, who starred in…

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Program and advertisement, "Text adapted by Jack MacGowran with the approval and advice of Samuel Beckett."

Read by Patrick Magee. An excerpt from How It Is, Beckett's English translation of Comment c'est, a three-part novel narrated by a man crawling through mud, recounting his life before, with and after Pim, a companion. It was one of the most difficult…

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All That Fall marked Beckett's first foray into radio drama, and the first Beckett manuscript Washington University acquired.

An afternoon of readings and debate under the chairmanship of Martin Esslin. Includes Patrick Magee reading from Molloy.

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Facsimile of the manuscript of Beckett's last original work, a poem he wrote in the hospital after regaining consciousness from a fall at home in July 1988. Translated to English as "What is the Word."

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Originally a short story written in French, Beckett translated it as Lessness and scripted it for radio. Washington University holds typescripts and a rare copy of the acting script of Lessness.

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Peephole Art: Beckett for Television videocassette.New York, NY : Global Village, 1992. "This is the only existing program focusing on works by Samuel Beckett written or adapted especially for the screen"--Container. It includes Not I, Film, Quad,…