Inspire A Friend—With Samuel Beckett

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. Samuel Beckett

People Who Kick Buts: Samuel Beckett

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Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

  • Born on April 13, 1906; passed away on December 22, 1989.
  • An Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet.
  • Beckett is widely regarded as among the most influential writers of the 20th century.[2] Strongly influenced by James Joyce, he is considered one of the last modernists. As an inspiration to many later writers, he is also sometimes considered one of the first postmodernists. He is one of the key writers in what Martin Esslin called the “Theatre of the Absurd”. His work became increasingly minimalist in his later career.
  • Beckett was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature “for his writing, which—in new forms for the novel and drama—in the destitution of modern man acquires its elevation”. He was elected Saoi of Aosdána in 1984.

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  1. Any chance I could buy this framed quote of Samuel beckett ? Please ?

    • Hi Paula,
      Thank you for contacting me and for the request!

      Creating framed copies is not what I am in the business of doing – but I could certainly do this for you. There are a few variables here to consider so will email you directly.

      My Kindest Regards,
      ~ Doris Blanchet

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