Who is Beckett?

  • (noun): A playwright and novelist (born in Ireland) who lived in France; wrote plays for the Theater of the Absurd (1906-1989).
    Synonyms: Samuel Beckett

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... Lustig-Prean and Beckett v United Kingdom (2000) 29 ECHR 548 is a UK labour law and European Convention on Human Rights case on sexual orientation discrimination ... of Human Rights combined judgments for Beckett, Grady, Lustig-Prean and Smith are regarded as pivotal in gay rights throughout the UK and Europe ...
Stories And Texts For Nothing
... Stories and Texts for Nothing is a collection of stories by Samuel Beckett ... It gathers three of Beckett's short stories ("The Expelled," "The Calmative," and "The End", all written in 1946) and the thirteen short prose pieces he named "Texts for ... of these works are collected in the Grove Press edition of Beckett's complete short prose ...
Suzanne Dechevaux-Dumesnil
... partner, lover, and later wife of Samuel Beckett ... In the 1930s, Beckett, an avid tennis fan his whole life, chose Déchevaux-Dumesnil as his lover over the heiress Peggy Guggenheim ... Six years older than Beckett, Déchevaux-Dumesnil was an austere woman known for avant-garde tastes and left-wing politics ...

Famous quotes containing the word beckett:

    All poetry, as discriminated from the various paradigms of prosody, is prayer.
    —Samuel Beckett (1906–1989)

    Friendship, according to Proust, is the negation of that irremediable solitude to which every human being is condemned.
    —Samuel Beckett (1906–1989)

    Our vulgar perception is not concerned with other than vulgar phenomena.
    —Samuel Beckett (1906–1989)