Samuel Beckett_The Playwright

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Samuel Beckett_The Playwright

  1. 1. Samuel BeckettBarclay
  2. 2. BORNOn 13 April 1906At Cooldrinaghhouse Foxrock,Dublin, IrelandDIEDOn 22 December1989 (aged 83)Paris, France
  3. 3. Pen name : Andrew BelisOccupation : Novelist,playwright,poet, essayistLanguage : English, FrenchNationality : IrishGenres : Drama, fictionalprose, poetry,screenplays(experimental,absurdist fiction,existential fiction)LiteraryMovement : Modernism
  4. 4. William Frank Beckett(A Civil Servant)May Barclay(A Nurse)Frank Edward Beckett(Born 1902)Samuel Barclay Beckett(Born on April 1906)
  5. 5. EducationStarted to learn musicStudied French,Italian, and EnglishTook up the post of lecteur danglaisTrinity College,DublinÉcole Normale Supérieure,ParisEarlsfort House SchoolPortora Royal School,Enniskillen
  6. 6. • (His early works, up until the end of world war II in 1945)• Strongly influenced by the work of his friend James Joyce• Becketts first published novel, Murphy (1938)• Beckett first began to write creatively in the FrenchIn the late 1930s• (Stretching from 1945 until the early 1960s)• He wrote what are probably his best-known works• After World War II, Beckett turned definitively to the Frenchas a vehicle• (From the early 1960s until Becketts death in 1989)• His work were described asHis work were described as minimalistminimalist• In prose pieces were not so prolificIn prose pieces were not so prolific as his writing of drama,as his writing of drama,as suggested by the title of the 1976 collection of short prose textsas suggested by the title of the 1976 collection of short prose texts FizzlesFizzles• In the dramas, the characters are whittled down to essential elementsIn the dramas, the characters are whittled down to essential elements
  7. 7. TheatreTheatre20 Drama Scripts20 Drama Scripts1940-19831940-1983TelevisionTelevision7 Drama Scripts7 Drama Scripts1965-19881965-1988RadioRadio7 Drama Scripts7 Drama Scripts1957-19621957-1962
  8. 8. NovelsNovels8 works8 works1932-19611932-1961Non-Non-FictionFiction5 works5 works1931-19701931-1970StoriesStories5 works5 works1934-19881934-1988NovellasNovellas5 works5 works1946-19831946-1983MurphyMurphy19381938The Lost OnesThe Lost Ones19711971First LoveFirst Love19451945ProustProust19311931
  9. 9. Honorary Doctoratefrom Trinity College,Dublin in 1959International Publishers’ Formentor Prize(shared with Jorge Luis Borges) 1961FrenchCroix de Guerrein1945
  10. 10. Ireland Nobel Prizein 1969An Irish commemorative coin(the 100th Anniversary of hisbirth)Nobel Prize for Literature in1969
  11. 11. The Samuel Beckett Bridge, DublinOn 10 December 2009, the newest bridge across the RiverLiffey in Dublin was opened and named the Samuel BeckettBridge in his honor. The bridge, depicting a harp on its side,was designed by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava
  12. 12. ValuesPersistence willtake us to theSuccessDon’t be afraid offailure…Someone who fails isthe one who nevertries"Nothing else ever.Ever tried. Ever failed.No matter. Try again.Fail again. Fail better."Change is not bad, itleads you to thebetter one
  13. 13. Prepared by:Melani SadonoSemester 7, Morning Class

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