Samuel Beckett: Form and History Conference

Halifax, Nova Scotia · 28-30 June, 2013 Saint Mary’s University (Halifax, Nova Scotia)Saint Francis Xavier University (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) What forms of historical knowledge might be usefully addressed to Beckett’s works? In what ways might Beckett’s formal explorations, or formal analysis of those explorations, be conceived of as intrinsically historical? While Beckett studies has often…

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Barney Rosset 1922-2012

Tom Bishop (New York University) For Beckett people, Barney Rosset, who died on February 21, 2012, earned his place of great honour in the Beckettian firmament by having been Beckett’s publisher in the United States at his Grove Press. Thanks to Grove Beckett’s works were more widely disseminated in the U.S.—and especially on American campuses—than…

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