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Endgame

Samuel Beckett

Endgame by Samuel Beckett, published as part of the eightieth Anniversary of Faber, as part of a landmark publishing project to publish edited and corrected texts of all of his works, whether plays, poetry or prose.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571243730
Date Published
21.05.2009
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Summary

Originally written in French and translated into English by Beckett, Endgame was given its first London performance at the Royal Court Theatre in 1957.

HAMM: Clov!
CLOV: Yes.
HAMM: Nature has forgotten us.
CLOV: There’s no more nature.
HAMM: No more nature! You exaggerate.
CLOV: In the vicinity.
HAMM: But we breathe, we change! We lose our hair our teeth! Our bloom! Our ideals!
CLOV: Then she hasn’t forgotten us.

SamuelBeckett

Samuel Beckett was born in Dublin in 1906 and graduated from Trinity College. He settled in Paris in 1937, after travels in Germany and periods of residence in London and Dublin. He remained in France during the Second World War and was active in the French Resistance. From the spring of 1946 his plays, novels, short fiction, poetry and criticism…

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