Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Beckett: A Guide for the Perplexed” as Want to Read:
Beckett: A Guide for the Perplexed
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Beckett: A Guide for the Perplexed

it was amazing 5.0  ·  Rating Details ·  1 Rating  ·  1 Review
Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) is one of the most important twentieth century writers. Seen as both a modernist and postmodernist, his work has influenced generations of playwrights, novelists and poets. Despite his notorious difficulty, Beckett famously refused to offer his readers any help in interpreting his work. Beckett's texts examine key philosophical-humanist questions ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published November 7th 2008 by Bloomsbury Academic (first published September 7th 2008)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Beckett, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Beckett

Community Reviews

(showing 1-18)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
S.D. Morrison
Nov 14, 2016 S.D. Morrison rated it it was amazing
This book traces Beckett's quest for the "literature of the unword".
Jon Gagas
Jon Gagas rated it liked it
Mar 31, 2013
Jeff rated it really liked it
Jun 09, 2010
Cam  Roberts
Cam Roberts rated it it was ok
Jul 01, 2012
Antonio Delgado
Antonio Delgado rated it did not like it
Aug 31, 2011
Sep 20, 2009 Michael marked it as to-read
I am determined to figure out why people like his writing so much.
Paula rated it really liked it
Aug 10, 2012
Sadna Choudhury
Sadna Choudhury rated it really liked it
Feb 02, 2013
Nov 07, 2010 Olivia rated it liked it
It definitely gave a lot of insight to Endgame.
the gift
the gift rated it liked it
Feb 05, 2016
abcdefg marked it as to-read
Jul 27, 2011
LunaBel marked it as to-read
Jul 01, 2012
Raffaella Cantillo
Raffaella Cantillo marked it as to-read
Jan 11, 2012
Ryan Courtney
Ryan Courtney marked it as to-read
Jun 11, 2013
Rosie added it
Jun 06, 2014
Kate Kestle
Kate Kestle marked it as to-read
Jan 27, 2015
Michael Lam
Michael Lam marked it as to-read
Feb 26, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book