adjective see Beckett

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  • Beckettian — adjective Of or pertaining to (1906 1989) or his writings, noted for their bleak outlook and minimalism …   Wiktionary

  • beckettian — beck·ett·ian …   English syllables

  • Beckettian — /bəˈkɛtiən/ (say buh keteeuhn) adjective characterised by the qualities that pervade the works of Samuel Beckett, that is, black humour, absurdity, bleakness …   Australian English dictionary

  • beckettian — beˈketēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Samuel Beckett died 1989 Irish author + English an : of, relating to, or suggestive of the works or characters of Samuel Beckett …   Useful english dictionary

  • Words and Music (play) — Samuel Beckett wrote the radio play, Words and Music between November and December 1961. [Both James Knowlson ( Damned to Fame: The Life of Samuel Beckett , p 497) and Stan Gontarski ( The Faber Companion to Samuel Beckett , p 650) quote these… …   Wikipedia

  • Film (film) — Infobox Film name = Film image size = 150px caption = Film by Samuel Beckett, Applause Theatre Cinema Books (2000) director = Alan Schneider producer = writer = Samuel Beckett narrator = starring = Buster Keaton music = cinematography = Boris… …   Wikipedia

  • Embers — is a radio play by Samuel Beckett. It was written in English in 1957 and first broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 24th June 1959. Donald McWhinnie directed Jack MacGowran – for whom the play was especially written [Bair, D., Samuel Beckett: A Biography… …   Wikipedia

  • Beckett — biographical name Samuel 1906 1989 Irish author in France • Beckettian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Waiting for Godot — Infobox Play name = Waiting for Godot image size = 200px writer = Samuel Beckett characters = Estragon Vladimir Lucky Pozzo Boy date of premiere = January 5th, 1953 Waiting for Godot is a play by Samuel Beckett, in which two characters wait for… …   Wikipedia

  • Ohio Impromptu — Three Occasional Pieces. [London]: Faber and Faber, [1982]. First English edition of A Piece of Monologue, Rockaby and Ohio Impromptu. Ohio Impromptu is a “playlet”[1] by Samuel Beckett. Written in English in 1980 …   Wikipedia

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