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Timeless stories from our 171-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
From a letter written in 1973 by Samuel Beckett to Estelle Parsons, an actress who had requested his thoughts on staging Waiting for Godot with Shelley Winters. The letter appears…
From a letter by Samuel Beckett, dated February 14, 1957, responding with what he called “heart-felt sympathy” to queries from a German translator of his 1935 poetry collection Echo’s Bones…
The postwar unmaking of Samuel Beckett
The biographical fallacy