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Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989

 Person

Dates

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

Found in 167 Collections and/or Records:

Fall / Small Press Distribution ; bissett b ; Mottram E ; Spatola A ; Beckett S ; Foley J ; Grossman R ; Kasper M ; Noel B ; Rothenberg J ; Selby S ; Waldrop R., 1993

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Identifier: CC-02789-2832
Scope and Contents

This catalogue provides a listing of current books in stock with annotations. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1993

Federman A to X-X-X-X, 1998

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Identifier: CC-32927-34543
Scope and Contents

This book is biography, autobiography, literary criticism, history, reference, bibliography, fiction, non-fiction, anthology and case history. It is described as a "delicious, delightful labyrinth of alphabetically-arranged, mock-encyclopedia entries...which include generous selections of Federman's fiction, poetry, criticism, correspondence, and journal entries, dozens of photographs and documents, critical commentary, as well as a wide variety of other 'recycled' texts." The book contains a good deal of information on post-modernist fiction. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1998

Georges Perec A Life in Words / Bellos, David ; Adrian M ; Aragon L ; Arnaud N ; Ashbery J ; Audiberti J ; Barthes R ; Baudelaire C ; Beckett S ; Bense M ; Burroughs WS ; Butor M ; Char R ; cummings ee ; Debord G ; Eluard P ; Heissenbuttel H ; Jandl E ; Jarry A ; Jouffroy A ; Joyce J ; Leiris M ; McLuhan M ; Mathews H ; Noel B ; Queneau R ; Rimbaud A ; Roche M ; Tati J ; Themerson S ; Thomas D ; Vian B ; Zurn U., 1993

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Identifier: CC-27488-28536
Scope and Contents This biography of Georges Perec (1936-1982), novelist, poet, verbal gamesman, and master puzzler, whom Italo Calvino called, 'so singular a literary personality that he bears absolutely no resemblance to anyone else,' is very lucidly presented. The biographer, David Bellos, also the English translator of Perec's books, has written such an interesting book that it almost reads like a fictional account of Perec's life. It is extremely well researched and documented. Examples of Perec's typewriter art, which he did mostly while working as a technician in a Neurophysiology Laboratory in Paris are printed on pages 260 and 690. Alexander Laurence wrote the following book review printed on the Internet 1999.We're all familiar with the term "slacker" and characteristics of the twenty-nothings who populate Douglas Coupland's novel Generation X. These are all attempts to capture a vibrant youth culture that adds to the present time. But what if I were to tell you that the French writer,...
Dates: 1993

Illustrated Books are Making a Comeback / Russell, John; LeWitt S; Beckett S; Johns J; Phillips T; Apollinaire G; Ruscha E., 1983

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Identifier: CC-03585-3650
Scope and Contents

Tom Phillips' "Divine Comedy" and Jasper Johns' "Fizzels," mentioned in the review are held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983

Irish Lecture Series: Samuel Beckett, 2006

 Item — Folder 76: [Barcode: 31858072538352]
Identifier: CC-45980-48686
Scope and Contents

The image on this poster is a reproduction of a portrait by Tom Phillips entitled "Samuel Beckett at the Riverside Studio." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2006

Lebennlaufe / Schwaiger, Gernot ; Adorno T ; Artaud A ; Beckett S ; Joyce J ; Leger F ; Stein G ; Breton A ; Paik NJ ; Pound E ; Ranier A ; Thomas D ; Tinguely J., 1983

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Identifier: CC-36403-38195
Scope and Contents Each page is a calligraphic portrait of a prominent person in the arts and sciences accomplished through texts that are handwritten in darker and lighter lines to form the image.Wikipedia: Gernot Schwaiger (24 January 1952 in Kassel ) is a German visual artist, lithographer, draftsman and sculptor. He first trained as a bookseller . Then he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kassel, and received a scholarship from the Friedrich Ebert Foundation . He completed his studies with the work of art school graduating designers and art degree as a sculptor and painter. In 1983, its existing only from black and white illustrations book CVs . His work through a repeatable sequence. First, he researched the CV of mostly already deceased personality. Then he hand-written resume of the model . Finally, he writes with black color again on the resume, but changed so the font size, font width and font thickness that one out of the text, the portrait can perceive. The drawings were as...
Dates: 1983

Lessness, 2002

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Identifier: CC-40958-42937
Scope and Contents

This book is designed, hand set and hand printed by John Crombie. The text by Beckett was first printed in 1970. This edition was printed on Kickshaw's Golding Press in a cloverleaf presentation. Stored with Crombie publications. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2002

[Letter to David Harris March 28, 1968] / Cobbing, Bob; Beckett S; Sharkey JJ., 1968

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Identifier: CC-19986-20374
Scope and Contents

David Harris aka David UU. Letter discusses sending sound performance tapes for festival. Cobbing states that he "must try to keep better contact between what we are doing and your good selves." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968