Samuel Beckett

NOUN
  1. a playwright and novelist (born in Ireland) who lived in France; wrote plays for the theater of the absurd (1906-1989)
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  • The backbar showcased stained glass portraits of Irish writers through the ages: Jonathan Swift, Samuel Beckett, Sean O'Casey. Salvadora
  • David Lynch used the same technique of dramatically over-extended emotion to telling effect in Twin Peaks, but both contemporary satirists have really borrowed the idea from the high avatar of absurdism Samuel Beckett.
  • Antonin Artaud, Roland Barthes, Samuel Beckett, Walter Benjamin, Elias Canetti and Cioran himself were among the writers about whom Sontag wrote most enthusiastically. A Very Public Intellectual
  • In 1938 he was the subject of an offensive caricature in Samuel Beckett's Murphy, where his experiments with Gaelic prosody and his sexual repression are mocked in the figure of Austin Ticklepenny.
  • Chaplin's appeal was perhaps a bit more audience-pleasing; certainly, he was much more sentimental than Keaton, whose predilection for absurdism ultimately led to collaborations with existentialist Samuel Beckett.
  • The most original playwright of the Theater of Absurd is Samuel Beckett, who wrote about human beings living a meaningless life in an alien, decaying world. He first play, Waiting fro Godot.
  • The exemplary works of artistic autonomy were, for Adorno, the ‘experimental’ works of modernism, especially the music of Arnold Schoenberg and in literature the antinovels of Samuel Beckett.
  • Call me a philistine, but I have small patience for Samuel Beckett, can tolerate only small doses of serial atonality, and am bored numb by recitative.
  • Both contemporary satirists have really borrowed the idea from the high avatar of absurdism Samuel Beckett.
  • I seem to remember getting into some fairly deep Samuel Beckett.
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