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Samuel Beckett: Faber Critical Guide

John Fletcher

Samuel Beckett: Faber Critical Guide by John Fletcher is an invaluable guide to the work one of the twentieth century’s most brilliant and enigmatic dramatists, compiled by experts in the field for use in classroom, college or home.

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Do you want to know why Beckett has become a figure of such continuing influence and importance in the theatre? Are you studying his plays and looking for help with interpretation? Do you teach Beckett and need a reliable guide to his plays? A Faber Critical Guide to Samuel Beckett’s major work gives all this and more:

An introduction to the distinctive features of the playwright’s work
The significance of the playwright in the context of modern theatre
A detailed analysis of each of the classic plays: language, structure and character
features of performance
select bibliography

Compiled by experts in their field, for use in classroom, college or at home, Faber Critical Guides are the essential companions to the work of all leading dramatists.

Also in this series: Faber Critical Guides to the major works of Sean O’Casey, Brian Friel, Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard.