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Comment Dire / Beckett, Samuel., 1998

Identifier: CC-34023-35699

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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.


  • Creation: 1998



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book + 30 pages (translucent paper, printed) + 2 pages (acetate, printed) (32 pages)) ; 25.4 x 17 x .7 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Paris, France : Jerome Lindon. Nationality of creator: Irish. General: Added by: RED; updated by: RED.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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