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Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1906-04-13 - 1989-12-22

Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

A Dialectic Of Centuries 2nd Edition / Higgins, Dick ; Acconci V ; Klintberg B ; Arp H ; Ashbery J ; Ay-O ; Ball H ; Barthes R ; Beckett S ; Bense M ; Brecht G ; Bremer C ; Burroughs WS ; Cage J ; Chopin H ; Corner P ; Creeley R ; cummings ee ; DeCampos A ; DeCampos H ; Duchamp M ; Elmslie K ; Ernst M ; Filliou R ; Finlay IH ; Flynt H ; Gaul W ; Gillespie AL ; Glass P ; Gomringer E ; Gysin B ; Hanson A ; Hausmann R ; Heartfeld J ; Heidsieck B ; Herman J ; Herbert G ; Higgins D ; Ionesco E ; Ives N ; Jacob M ; Jarry A ; Johnson R ; Joyce J ; Kaprow A ; Knowles A ; Klein Y ; Kosugi T ; Lamantia P ; Lax R ; levy da ; Lebel JJ ; Lichtenstein R ; LeWitt S ; Lissitzky E ; Maciunas G ; MacLow J ; Mallarme S ; Mayakovsky V ; McLuhan M ; Mayer HJ ; Moholy-Nagy L ; Mon F ; Morgenstern C ; Niikuni S ; Ono Y ; Paik NJ ; Patterson B ; Phillips MJ ; Pignatari D ; Ponge F ; Pound E ; Rauschenberg R ; Reich S ; Rimbaud A ; Roth D ; Rothenberg J ; Ruhm G ; Saroyan A ; Schmit T ; Schwitters K ; Shiomi C ; Smithson R ; Solt ME ; Spoerri D ; Stein G ; Stockhausen K ; Topor R ; Vostell W ; Warhol A ; Watts B ; Williams E ; Noel A ; Williams J ; Wittgenstein L ; Wolff C ; Yeats W ; Young L., 1978

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Identifier: CC-53598-58268
Scope and Contents

The chapters consist of the following: 1). The post-cognitive era: looking for the sense in it all. 2). Five traditions of art history. 3). Intermedia. 4). Some poetry intermedia. 5). Games of art. 6). Exemplative works of art. 7). Intending. 8). Against movements. 9). Boredom and danger. 9). Structural researches. 10). Seen, heard and understood. 11). Towards an allusive referential. 12). Blank images. 13). Innovation. 14). Inventing our back pages. 15). Styles in cognitivism. 16). A something else manifesto. 17). On doing too much. 18). About Bern Porter and his 'I've left'. 19). Why Gertrude Stein. 20). Getting into Emmett William's poetry. 21). Conceptual forks. 22). A commentary by the poet on 'conceptual forks'. 23). An exemplativist manifesto. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1978

Biblio. No.8/Aug / Basbanes N ; Beckett S., 1998

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Identifier: CC-30593-32031
Scope and Contents

Daniel Lindlley writes in his essay, "The Unnamable Samuel Beckett," that Beckett wrote his play "Breath" in 1970 as a contribution to Kenneth Tynan's show "Oh! Calcutta." It consisted of a few lighting effects, cries, and the sound of breathing. The Sackner Archive holds a hand-knit sweater by Astrid Furnival that depicts the full text of this play. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1998

Book As Art II, The / Benes BL ; Cage J ; Johns J ; Beckett S ; Waitzkin S ; Rivers L ; Stuart M ; Wiley WT ; Rauschenberg R ; Dine J., 1977

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Identifier: CC-23399-23842
Scope and Contents

Features a brief essay on books as works of art by D. Fendrick. "Foirades/Fizzles" by J. Johns and S. Beckett, which is mentioned, is held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1977

Breath and Other Shorts / Beckett, Samuel., 1971

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Identifier: CC-23430-23874
Scope and Contents

Consists of four plays and a fragment of a prose piece. The play, Breath, was first performed at the Oxford Playhouse in March 1970. The text of this play has been woven onto a sweater by Astrid Furnival, commissioned by the Sackner Archive for "The Beauty In Breathing" exhibition 1992. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1971

Ca Causa, Ca Causa / Crombie, John ; Aragon L ; Baudelaire C ; Beckett S ; Eluard P ; Jarry A ; Prevert J ; Proust M ; Rimbaud A., 1998

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Identifier: CC-46402-49127
Scope and Contents

This is a non-linear novel made up of phrases quoted from several French authors of the early 20th century. It is printed on Hahnmuhle paper. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1998

Centuries of Books & Manuscripts: An Exhibition on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Hough / Carroll L ; Havel V ; Beckett S ; Johns J., 1992

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Identifier: CC-18886-19264
Scope and Contents

This catalog was printed at The Stinehour Press in Vermont and was given to the Sackners on the occasion of the Stinehours' visit to the Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

Comment Dire / Beckett, Samuel., 1998

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Identifier: CC-34023-35699
Scope and Contents

This book presents a poem by Beckett first published in 1989 as a folded sheet with four pages in a fasimile of his handwriting. The edition size of the 1st edition was 1989 copies and none were offered for sale. This posthumous rendition of the poem is presented in an elegant typographic layout. It is interspersed with ancient illustrations, calligraphic texts, a page of the Passover Haggadah and many reproductions of drawings. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1998

Crossing Borders: The Kaldewey Press, New York / Dubansky, Mindell, editor ; Strauss, Monica J.\edittor ; Kaldewey G ; Ashbery J ; Beckett S ; Burroughs WS ; Celan P ; Cohen EL ; Joyce J ; Mayakovsky V ; Neruda P ; Pasolini P ; Tuttle R ; Willberg H., 1997

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Identifier: CC-30520-31948
Scope and Contents

Of the books cited in this catalogue, the Sackner Archive holds "Franz Kafka, Der Prozess" with calligraphy by Hans Peter Willberg and "ABC" by Gunnar Kaldewey. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997