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Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French. [1]

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A Piece of Monologue

A Piece of Monologue is a fifteen-minute play by Samuel Beckett.

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A. A. Luce

Arthur Aston Luce MC (21 August 1882 – 28 June 1977) was professor of philosophy at Trinity College, Dublin and also Precentor of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin (1952–1973).

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In philosophy, "the Absurd" refers to the conflict between (1) the human tendency to seek inherent value and meaning in life and (2) the human inability to find any.

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Act Without Words I

Act Without Words I is a short play by Samuel Beckett.

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Act Without Words II

Act Without Words II is a short mime play by Samuel Beckett, his second (after Act Without Words I).

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Ahmad Kamyabi Mask

Ahmad Kamyabi Mask (احمد کامیابی مَسْک; born 1944) is a writer, translator, publisher, and current Professor Emeritus of Modern Drama and Theater of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Tehran.

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Aidan Higgins

Aidan Higgins (born 3 March 1927) is an Irish writer.

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Alain Badiou

Alain Badiou (born 17 January 1937) is a French philosopher, formerly chair of Philosophy at the École Normale Supérieure (ENS) and founder of the faculty of Philosophy of the Université de Paris VIII with Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault and Jean-François Lyotard.

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Albert Camus

Albert Camus (7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French Nobel Prize–winning author, journalist, and philosopher.

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Alberto Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti (10 October 1901 – 11 January 1966) was an Italian Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman and printmaker.

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Alberto Ruy Sánchez

Alberto Ruy-Sánchez Lacy is a Mexican writer and editor born in Mexico City on 7 December 1951.

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Alberto Toscano

Alberto Toscano (born 1 January 1977) is a cultural critic, social theorist, philosopher and translator best known to the English-speaking world for his translations of the work of Alain Badiou, including Badiou’s The Century and Logics of Worlds.

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All That Fall

All That Fall is a one-act radio play by Samuel Beckett produced following a request from the BBC.

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, frequently known as the American Academy, is one of the oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for policy research in the United States.

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An Post

An Post (English literal translation: "The Post") is the state-owned provider of postal services in Republic of Ireland.

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André Breton

André Breton (19 February 1896 – 28 September 1966) was a French writer, poet, anarchist and anti-fascist.

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André the Giant

André René Roussimoff (May 19, 1946 – January 27, 1993), best known as André the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor.

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Anthony Cronin

Anthony Cronin (born 1928 in Enniscorthy, County Wexford) is an Irish poet, novelist, biographer, critic, commentator and arts activist.

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Anthony Minghella

Anthony Minghella, CBE (6 January 195418 March 2008) was a British film director, playwright and screenwriter.

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Aosdána (from aos dána "people of the arts") is an Irish association of artists.

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Arnold Geulincx

Arnold Geulincx (31 January 1624 – November 1669) was a Flemish philosopher.

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Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher.

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The avant-garde (from French, "advance guard" or "vanguard", literally "fore-guard") are people or works that are experimental or innovative, particularly with respect to art, culture, and politics.

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Avigdor Arikha

Avigdor Arikha (April 28, 1929 – April 29, 2010) was a Romanian-born French-Israeli painter, draughtsman, printmaker, and art historian.

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École Normale Supérieure

The École normale supérieure (also known as Normale sup’, ENS Ulm, ENS Paris and most often just as ENS) is a French grande école (higher education establishment outside the framework of the public university system).

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B. S. Johnson

Bryan Stanley Johnson (5 February 1933 – 13 November 1973) was an English experimental novelist, poet, literary critic, producer of television programmes and filmmaker.

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Barbara Bray

Barbara Bray (née Jacobs; 24 November 1924 in Paddington, London - 25 February 2010)Andrew Todd The Guardian, 4 March 2010 was an English translator and critic.

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Barry McGovern

Barry McGovern (born 1948) is an Irish stage, film and television actor.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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BBC Third Programme

The BBC Third Programme was a national radio network broadcast by the BBC.

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Beat Generation

The Beat Generation was a group of authors whose literature explored and influenced American culture in the post-World War II era.

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Benjamin Kunkel

Benjamin Kunkel (born December 14, 1972 in Colorado) is an American novelist.

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Billie Whitelaw

Billie Honor Whitelaw, CBE (6 June 1932 – 21 December 2014) was an English actress.

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Black comedy

A black comedy (or dark comedy) is a comic work that employs farce and morbid humor, which, in its simplest form, is humor that makes light of subject matter usually considered taboo.

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Blanaid Salkeld

Blánaid Salkeld (1880–1959) was an Irish poet, dramatist, and actor, whose well-known literary salon was attended by, among others, Patrick Kavanagh and Flann O'Brien.

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Bloomsday is a commemoration and celebration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce during which the events of his novel Ulysses (which is set on 16 June 1904) are relived.

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Breath (play)

Breath is a notably short stage work by Samuel Beckett.

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Brian Coffey

Brian Coffey (8 June 1905 – 14 April 1995) was an Irish poet and publisher.

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Brian O'Nolan

Brian O'Nolan (Brian Ó Nualláin; 5 October 1911 – 1 April 1966) was an Irish novelist, playwright and satirist, considered a major figure in twentieth century Irish literature.

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Bruce Nauman

Bruce Nauman (born December 6, 1941) is an American artist.

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Campbell College

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Cascando is a radio play by Samuel Beckett.

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Catastrophe (play)

Catastrophe is a short play by Samuel Beckett, written in French in 1982 at the invitation of A.I.D.A. (Association Internationale de Défense des Artistes) and “irst produced in the Avignon Festival (21 July 1982) … Beckett considered it ‘massacred.’” It is one of his few plays to deal with a political theme and, arguably, holds the title of Beckett's most optimistic work.

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Catherine Walsh (poet)

Catherine Walsh (born 1964) is an Irish poet.

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Celtic Revival

Celtic Revival covers a variety of movements and trends, mostly in the 19th and 20th centuries, which drew on the traditions of Celtic literature and Celtic art, or in fact more often what art historians call Insular art, the Early Medieval style of Ireland and Britain.

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Central Bank of Ireland

The Central Bank of Ireland (Banc Ceannais na hÉireann) is the financial services regulator of Ireland and historically the central bank.

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Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid.

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD), and chronic obstructive airway disease (COAD), among others, is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by chronically poor airflow.

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Church of Ireland

The Church of Ireland (Eaglais na hÉireann) is a Christian church in Ireland and an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion.

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Come and Go

Come and Go is a short play (described as a "dramaticule" on its title page) by Samuel Beckett.

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Company (short story)

Company is a short novel by Samuel Beckett, written in English and published by John Calder in 1979.

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Continuum International Publishing Group

Continuum International Publishing Group was an academic publisher of books with editorial offices in London and New York City.

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Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy (born Charles McCarthy; July 20, 1933) is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter.

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County Fermanagh

County Fermanagh is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland.

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Croix de guerre 1939–1945 (France)

The Croix de guerre 1939–1945 (War Cross 1939–1945) is a French military decoration, a version of the Croix de guerre created on September 26, 1939, to honour people who fought with the Allies against the Axis forces at any time during World War II.

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Da Capo Press

Da Capo Press is an American publishing company with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Damian Pettigrew

Damian (also Damien) Pettigrew (born in Quebec) is a Canadian filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, author, and multimedia artist, best known for his cinematic portraits of Balthus, Federico Fellini and Jean Giraud.

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Dante Alighieri

Durante degli Alighieri, simply called Dante (c. 1265–1321), was a major Italian poet of the late Middle Ages.

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David Mamet

David Alan Mamet (born November 30, 1947) is an American playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and film director.

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David Wright (poet)

David John Murray Wright (23 February 1920 – 28 August 1994) was an author and "an acclaimed South African-born poet".

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Deirdre Bair

Deirdre Bair (born June 21, 1935) is an American writer and biographer.

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Democritus (Δημόκριτος Dēmókritos, meaning "chosen of the people") was an influential Ancient Greek pre-Socratic philosopher primarily remembered today for his formulation of an atomic theory of the universe.

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Denis Devlin

Denis Devlin (15 April 1908 – 21 August 1959) was, along with Samuel Beckett and Brian Coffey, one of the generation of Irish modernist poets to emerge at the end of the 1920s.

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Derek Mahon

Derek Mahon (born 23 November 1941) is a Northern Irish poet.

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Detective fiction

Detective fiction is a subgenre of crime fiction and mystery fiction in which an investigator or a detective—either professional or amateur—investigates a crime, often murder.

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Dictatorship is a form of government where political authority is monopolized by a person (dictator) or political entity, and exercised through various mechanisms to ensure the entity's power remains strong.

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Disjecta (Beckett)

Disjecta: Miscellaneous Writings and a Dramatic Fragment is a collection of previously uncollected writings by Samuel Beckett, spanning his entire career.

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Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy (Divina Commedia) is an epic poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed 1320, a year before his death in 1321.

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Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a molecule that carries most of the genetic instructions used in the development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses.

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Don DeLillo

Donald Richard "Don" DeLillo (born November 20, 1936) is an American novelist, playwright and essayist.

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Donald Barthelme

This article is about the author, Donald Barthelme Jr.

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Douglas Gordon

Douglas Gordon (born 20 September 1966) is a Scottish artist; he won the Turner Prize in 1996 and the following year he represented Britain at the Venice Biennale.

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Dream of Fair to Middling Women

Dream of Fair to Middling Women is Samuel Beckett’s first novel.

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Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland.

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Dublin University Cricket Club

Dublin University Cricket Club is a cricket team in Ireland.

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Ebury Publishing

Ebury Publishing is a division of Penguin Random House, and is a well-known publisher of general non-fiction books in the UK.

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Echo's Bones

‘Echo's Bones’ is a short story by Samuel Beckett.

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Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann) is the capital city of Scotland, located in Lothian on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth.

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Edna O'Brien

Edna O'Brien (born 15 December 1930) is an Irish novelist, memoirist, playwright, poet and short story writer.

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Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch (12 December 1863 – 23 January 1944) was a Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocative treatment of psychological themes built upon some of the main tenets of late 19th-century Symbolism and greatly influenced German Expressionism in the early 20th century.

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Edward Albee

Edward Franklin Albee III (born March 12, 1928) is an American playwright known for works such as The Zoo Story (1958), The Sandbox (1959), and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962).

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Eh Joe

Eh Joe is a piece for television, written in English by Samuel Beckett, his first work for the medium.

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Eleutheria (play)

Eleutheria (sometimes rendered Eleuthéria: see image) is a play by Samuel Beckett, written in French in 1947.

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Embers is a radio play by Samuel Beckett.

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Endgame (play)

Endgame, by Samuel Beckett, is a one-act play with four characters, written in a style associated with the Theatre of the Absurd.

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Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.

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Envoy, A Review of Literature and Art

December 1949 – July 1951.

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ESPNcricinfo (formerly CricInfo) is a sports news website exclusively for the game of cricket.

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Eugène Ionesco

Eugène Ionesco (born Eugen Ionescu,; 26 November 1909 – 28 March 1994) was a Romanian playwright who wrote mostly in French, and one of the foremost figures of the French Avant-garde theatre.

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Eugene Jolas

John George Eugène Jolas (October 26, 1894 – May 26, 1952) was a writer, translator and literary critic.

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Euro gold and silver commemorative coins (Ireland)

This article covers euro gold and silver commemorative coins issued by the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland.

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Existentialism is a term applied to the work of certain late 19th- and 20th-century European philosophers who, despite profound doctrinal differences,Oxford Companion to Philosophy, ed.

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Experimental literature

Experimental literature refers to written work—usually fiction or poetry—that emphasizes innovation, most especially in technique.

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Ezra Pound

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an expatriate US poet and critic who was a major figure in the early modernist movement.

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Faber and Faber

Faber and Faber Limited, often abbreviated to Faber, is an independent publishing house in the United Kingdom.

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Film (film)

Film is a 1965 film written by Samuel Beckett, his only screenplay.

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Finnegans Wake

Finnegans Wake is a novel by Irish writer James Joyce.

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First Love (short story)

First Love is a short story by Samuel Beckett, written in 1946 and first published in 1973.

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First-class cricket

First-class cricket is a standard of the sport of cricket comprising matches of three or more days' scheduled duration between two sides of eleven players each, officially adjudged to be first-class by virtue of the standard of the competing teams.

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Footfalls is a play by Samuel Beckett.

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Foxrock is a suburb of Dublin, Ireland.

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French Resistance

The French Resistance (La Résistance française) is the name used to denote the collection of French resistance movements that fought against the Nazi German occupation of France and against the collaborationist Vichy régime during World War II.

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From an Abandoned Work

From An Abandoned Work, a "meditation for radio"The Faber Companion to Samuel Beckett, p 213 by Samuel Beckett, was first broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s Third Programme on Saturday, 14 December 1957 together with a selection from the novel Molloy.

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Gallows humor

Gallows humor is humor about very unpleasant, serious, or painful circumstances.

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George Berkeley

George Berkeley (12 March 168514 January 1753), also known as Bishop Berkeley (Bishop of Cloyne), was an Anglo-Irish philosopher whose primary achievement was the advancement of a theory he called "immaterialism" (later referred to as "subjective idealism" by others).

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Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography

The Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (Всероссийский государственный университет кинематографии имени С.А.Герасимова, meaning All-Russian State University of Cinematography named after S. A. Gerasimov), aka VGIK, is a film school in Moscow, Russia.

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The Gestapo (abbreviation of Geheime Staatspolizei, "Secret State Police") was the official secret police of Nazi Germany and German-occupied Europe.

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Ghost Trio (play)

Ghost Trio is a television play, written in English by Samuel Beckett.

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Gilles Deleuze

Gilles Deleuze (18 January 1925 – 4 November 1995) was a French philosopher who, from the early 1960s until his death, wrote influentially on philosophy, literature, film, and fine art.

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György Kurtág

György Kurtág (born 19 February 1926 in Lugoj) is a Hungarian composer.

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György Lukács

György Lukács (13 April 1885 – 4 June 1971) was a Hungarian Marxist philosopher, aesthetician, literary historian, and critic.

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Happy Days (play)

Happy Days is a play in two acts, written by Samuel Beckett.

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Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival

Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival (simply known as Beckett Festival, also known as Happy Days) is the first annual multi-arts festival celebrating the life, work and influence of Nobel Prize-winner Samuel Beckett.

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Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter, CH, CBE (10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a Nobel Prize-winning English playwright, screenwriter, director and actor.

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Heinz Holliger

Heinz Holliger (born 21 May 1939) is a Swiss oboist, composer and conductor.

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How It Is

How It Is is a novel by Samuel Beckett first published in French as Comment c'est by Les Editions de Minuit in 1961.

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Ill Seen Ill Said

Ill Seen Ill Said is a short novel by Samuel Beckett.

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Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant (22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was a German philosopher, who is considered the central figure of modern philosophy.

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Internal monologue

Internal monologue, also known as inner voice, internal speech, or verbal stream of consciousness is thinking in words.

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Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.

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Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino (. RAI (circa 1970), retrieved 25 October 2012. 15 October 1923 – 19 September 1985) was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels.

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Ivan Goncharov

Ivan Alexandrovich Goncharov (Ива́н Алекса́ндрович Гончаро́в, Ivan Aleksandrovich Goncharov; –) was a Russian novelist best known for his novels A Common Story (1847), Oblomov (1859), and The Precipice (1869).

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J. M. Coetzee

John Maxwell "J.

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Jack MacGowran

John Joseph "Jack" MacGowran (13 October 1918 – 31 January 1973) was an Irish character actor, probably best known for his work with Samuel Beckett.

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James Joyce

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist and poet, considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde of the early 20th century.

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James Joyce Bridge

James Joyce Bridge is a road bridge spanning the River Liffey in Dublin, Ireland, joining the south quays to Blackhall Place on the north side.

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Jasper Johns

Jasper Johns (born May 15, 1930) is an American painter and printmaker.

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Jean Racine

Jean Racine, baptismal name Jean-Baptiste Racine (22 December 163921 April 1699), was a French dramatist, one of the three great playwrights of 17th-century France (along with Molière and Corneille), and an important literary figure in the Western tradition.

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.

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Jim Norton (comedian)

James Joseph "Jim" Norton, Jr. (born July 19, 1968) is an American comedian, radio personality, author, and actor.

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Jocelyn Herbert

Jocelyn Herbert RDI (22 February 1917 – 6 May 2003) was a highly influential British stage designer.

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and statesman.

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John Banville

William John Banville (born 8 December 1945), who writes as John Banville and sometimes as Benjamin Black, is an Irish novelist, adapter of dramas, and screenwriter.

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John Millington Synge

Edmund John Millington Synge (16 April 1871 – 24 March 1909) was an Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, travel writer and collector of folklore.

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John Milton

John Milton (9 December 16088 November 1674) was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell.

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John Minihan (photographer)

John Minihan is an Irish photographer, born in Dublin in 1946 and raised in Athy, County Kildare.

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John Ryan (Dublin artist)

John Ryan (1925–1992) was an Irish artist, broadcaster, publisher, critic, editor, and publican.

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Jon Fosse

Jon Olav Fosse (born 29 September 1959) is a Norwegian author and dramatist.

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Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges KBE (24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986), was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish language literature.

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Justin Fleming

Justin Fleming (born 3 January 1953), born Sydney, Australia is a playwright and author.

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Keith Ridgway

Keith Ridgway is an Irish novelist.

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Kenneth Tynan

Kenneth Peacock Tynan (2 April 1927 – 26 July 1980) was an English theatre critic and writer.

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Krapp's Last Tape

Krapp's Last Tape is a one-act play, in English, by Samuel Beckett.

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Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne (24 November 1713 – 18 March 1768) was an Anglo-Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman.

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LÉ Samuel Beckett (P61)

LÉ Samuel Beckett (P61) is a ''Samuel Beckett''-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV) of the Irish Naval Service.

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Leopardstown Racecourse

Leopardstown Racecourse is an Irish horse-racing venue, located in Leopardstown, Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, 8km south of the Dublin city centre.

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Les Éditions de Minuit

Les Éditions de Minuit (Midnight Press) is a French publishing house which has its origins in the French Resistance of World War II and still publishes books today.

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List of people on the postage stamps of Ireland

This is a list of people on stamps of Ireland, including the years when they appeared on a stamp.

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Literary realism

Literary realism is part of the realist art movement beginning with mid nineteenth-century French literature (Stendhal), and Russian literature (Alexander Pushkin) and extending to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

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Lucia Joyce

Lucia Anna Joyce (26 July 1907 Trieste - 12 December 1982 Northampton) was the daughter of Irish writer James Joyce and Nora Barnacle.

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Luciano Berio

Luciano Berio, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI(October 24, 1925 – May 27, 2003) was an Italian composer.

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Lydia Davis

Lydia Davis (born July 15, 1947) is an American writer noted for her short stories.

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Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy Snell (28 May 1939Born 1939 as per biography, Maeve Binchy by Piers Dudgeon, Thomas Dunne Books 2013; ISBN 978-1-250-04714-4 (hardcover), pp. 4, 280, 302; ISBN 978-1-4668-4750-7 (ebook) – 30 July 2012), known as Maeve Binchy, was an Irish novelist, playwright, short story writer, columnist, and speaker best known for her sympathetic and often humorous portrayal of small-town life in Ireland, her descriptive characters, her interest in human nature, and her often clever surprise endings.

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Malone Dies

Malone Dies is a novel by Samuel Beckett.

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Maquis (World War II)

The Maquis were rural guerrilla bands of French Resistance fighters, called maquisards, during the Occupation of France in World War II.

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Marcel Duchamp

Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp (28 July 1887 – 2 October 1968) was a French, naturalized American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art and Dada, although he was careful about his use of the term Dada and was not directly associated with Dada groups.

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Marcel Proust

Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922) was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time; earlier translated as Remembrance of Things Past), published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.

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Marina Carr

Marina Carr (born 1964) is an Irish playwright.

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Marquis de Sade

Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade (2 June 1740 – 2 December 1814), was a French aristocrat, revolutionary politician, philosopher and writer, famous for his libertine sexuality.

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Martin Esslin

Martin Julius Esslin OBE (6 June 1918 – 24 February 2002) was a Hungarian-born English producer, dramatist, journalist, adaptor and translator, critic, academic scholar and professor of drama, best known for coining the term "Theatre of the Absurd" in his work of the same name (Theatre of the Absurd; 1961).

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Mel Gussow

Melvyn Hayes "Mel" Gussow (pronounced GUSS-owe; December 19, 1933 – April 29, 2005) was an American theater critic, movie critic, and author who wrote for The New York Times for 35 years.

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Mercier and Camier

Mercier and Camier is a novel by Samuel Beckett that was written in 1946, but remained unpublished until 1970.

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Methuen Publishing

Methuen Publishing Ltd is a British publishing house.

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Miami is a city located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida and the county seat of Miami-Dade County.

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Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault (born Paul-Michel Foucault) (15 October 1926 – 25 June 1984) was a French philosopher, historian of ideas, social theorist, philologist and literary critic.

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In the visual arts and music, minimalism is a style that uses pared-down design elements.

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Modernism is a philosophical movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Molloy (novel)

Molloy is a novel by Samuel Beckett written in French and first published by Paris-based Les Éditions de Minuit in 1951.

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Montparnasse Cemetery

Montparnasse Cemetery (Cimetière du Montparnasse) is a cemetery in the Montparnasse quarter of Paris, part of the city's 14th arrondissement.

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More Pricks Than Kicks

More Pricks Than Kicks is a collection of short prose by Samuel Beckett, first published in 1934.

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Morton Feldman

Morton Feldman (January 12, 1926 – September 3, 1987) was an American composer, born in New York City.

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Murphy (novel)

Murphy, first published in 1938, is an avant-garde novel as well as the third work of prose fiction by the Irish author and dramatist Samuel Beckett.

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Nacht und Träume (play)

Nacht und Träume (Night and Dreams) is the last television play written and directed by Samuel Beckett.

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Naval Service (Ireland)

The Naval Service (an tSeirbhís Chabhlaigh) is the maritime component of the Defence Forces of Ireland and is one of the three standing branches of the Irish Defence Forces.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany or the Third Reich (Drittes Reich) are common English names for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Neither (opera)

Neither is the only opera by Morton Feldman, dating from 1977.

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New German Critique

The New German Critique is a contemporary academic journal in German studies.

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Nobel Prize in Literature

Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning).

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Nohow On

Nohow on is a collection of three prose pieces by Samuel Beckett, comprising Company, Ill Seen Ill Said, and Worstward Ho.

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Northamptonshire County Cricket Club

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh domestic cricket structure, representing the historic county of Northamptonshire.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann.; or Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the northeast of the island of Ireland.

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Not I

Not I is a short dramatic monologue written in 1972 (March 20 to April 1) by Samuel Beckett, translated as Pas Moi; premiere at the "Samuel Beckett Festival" by the Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center, New York (22 November 1972), directed by Alan Schneider, with Jessica Tandy (Mouth) and Henderson Forsythe (Auditor).

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Oblomov (Обломов) is the second novel by Russian writer Ivan Goncharov, first published in 1859.

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Octavio Paz

Octavio Paz Lozano (March 31, 1914 – April 19, 1998) was a Mexican poet-diplomat and writer.

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Oh! Calcutta!

Oh! Calcutta! is an avant-garde theatrical revue, created by British drama critic Kenneth Tynan.

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Ohio Impromptu

Ohio Impromptu is a "playlet" by Samuel Beckett.

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Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 185430 November 1900) was an Irish author, playwright and poet.

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Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress

Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress is a 1929 collection of critical essays, and two letters, on the subject of James Joyce's book Finnegans Wake, then being published in discrete sections under the title Work in Progress.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second-oldest, after Cambridge University Press.

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Paris (UK:; US:; French) is the capital and most-populous city of France.

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Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease (PD, also known as idiopathic or primary parkinsonism, hypokinetic rigid syndrome (HRS), or paralysis agitans) is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system mainly affecting the motor system.

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Pascal Dusapin

Pascal Dusapin (born 29 May 1955) is a contemporary French composer born in Nancy, France.

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Patrick Kavanagh

Patrick Kavanagh (21 October 1904 – 30 November 1967) was an Irish poet and novelist.

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Patrick Swift

Patrick Swift (1927–1983) was an Irish painter who worked in Dublin, London and Algarve in southern Portugal.

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Paul Auster

Paul Benjamin Auster (born February 3, 1947) is an American author and director whose writing blends absurdism, existentialism, crime fiction, and the search for identity and personal meaning in works such as The New York Trilogy (1987), Moon Palace (1989), The Music of Chance (1990), The Book of Illusions (2002), and The Brooklyn Follies (2005).

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Peggy Guggenheim

Marguerite "Peggy" Guggenheim (August 26, 1898 – December 23, 1979) was an American art collector, bohemian and socialite.

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In mathematics, the notion of permutation relates to the act of arranging all the members of a set into some sequence or order, or if the set is already ordered, rearranging (reordering) its elements, a process called permuting.

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Peter Hall (director)

Sir Peter Reginald Frederick Hall, CBE (born 22 November 1930) is an English theatre and film director.

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Peter Lang (publisher)

Peter Lang is an academic publisher specializing in the humanities and social sciences.

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Philip Glass

Philip Morris Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer.

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Philip K. Dick

Philip Kindred Dick (December 16, 1928March 2, 1982) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist and philosopher whose published works mainly belong to the genre of science fiction.

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Philosophical realism

Contemporary philosophical realism is the belief that some aspect of our reality is ontologically independent of our conceptual schemes, perceptions, linguistic practices, beliefs, etc.

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Play (play)

Play is a one-act play by Samuel Beckett.

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Portora Royal School

Portora Royal School located in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, is one of a number of 'free schools' founded by Royal Charter in 1608, by James I. Originally called Enniskillen Royal School, the school was established some ten years after the Royal Decree, in 1618, 15 miles outside Enniskillen at Ballybalfour, before moving to Enniskillen in 1661.

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Postmodern literature

Postmodern literature is literature characterized by reliance on narrative techniques such as fragmentation, paradox, and the unreliable narrator; and often is (though not exclusively) defined as a style or a trend which emerged in the post–World War II era.

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Postmodernism is a late-20th-century movement in the arts, architecture, and criticism that was a departure from modernism.

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Procuring (prostitution)

Procuring or pandering is the facilitation or provision of a prostitute or sex worker in the arrangement of a sex act with a customer.

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Proust (Beckett essay)

Samuel Beckett's essay Proust, from 1930, is an aesthetic and epistemological manifesto, which is more concerned with Beckett's influences and preoccupations than with its ostensible subject.

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (Provença-Aups-Còsta d'Azur; Provenza-Alpi-Costa Azzurra) or PACA is one of the 27 regions of France.

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Prvoslav Vujčić

Prvoslav Vujčić (Serbian Cyrillic: Првослав Вујчић; born 20 July 1960) is a Serbian Canadian writer, poet, translator, columnist and aphorist.

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Quad (play)

Quad is a television play by Samuel Beckett, written and first produced and broadcast in 1981.

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Quantity surveyor

A quantity surveyor (QS) is a professional working within the construction industry concerned with construction costs and contracts.

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Random House

Random House is the largest general-interest trade book publisher in the world.

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René Descartes

René Descartes (Latinized: Renatus Cartesius; adjectival form: "Cartesian"; 31 March 159611 February 1650) was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist who spent about 20 years of his life in the Dutch Republic.

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Resistance Medal

The French Resistance medal (Médaille de la Résistance) was a decoration bestowed by the French Committee of National Liberation in the United Kingdom during World War II.

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A revue is a type of multi-act popular theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches.

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Richard Kalich

Richard Kalich, the author of The Nihilesthete (1987), Penthouse F (2010) and Charlie P (2005) published in 2014 in a single volume as Central Park West Trilogy, and The Zoo (2001).

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Rive Gauche

La Rive Gauche (The Left Bank) is the southern bank of the River Seine in Paris.

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River Liffey

The River Liffey (Irish: An Life) is a river in Ireland, which flows through the centre of Dublin.

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Robert Harvey (literary theorist)

Robert Harvey (born Robert James Harvey in Oakland, California in 1951) is a literary scholar and academic.

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Robert McAlmon

Robert Menzies McAlmon (March 9, 1895 – February 2, 1956) was an American author, poet and publisher.

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Robert Pinget

Robert Pinget (Geneva, July 19, 1919 – Tours, August 25, 1997) was a major avant-garde French writer, born in Switzerland, who wrote several novels and other prose pieces that drew comparison to Beckett and other major Modernist writers.

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Rockaby is a short one-woman play by Samuel Beckett.

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Roger Blin

Roger Blin (Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, 22 March 1907 – Évecquemont, France, 21 January 1984) was a French actor and director notable for staging world premieres of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot in 1953 and ''Endgame'' (play) in 1957.

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Roman Haubenstock-Ramati

Roman Haubenstock-Ramati (רוֹמן האובּנשׁטוֹק-רָמָתִי; 27 February 1919, in Kraków – 3 March 1994, in Vienna) was a composer and music editor who worked in Kraków, Tel Aviv and Vienna.

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Rough for Radio I

Rough for Radio I is a short radio play by Samuel Beckett, written in French in 1961 and first published in Minuit 5 in September 1973 as Esquisse radiophonique.

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Rough for Radio II

Rough for Radio II is a radio play by Samuel Beckett.

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Rough for Theatre I

Rough for Theatre I is a one-act theatrical sketch by Samuel Beckett.

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Rough for Theatre II

Rough for Theatre II (also known simply as Theatre II) is a short play by Samuel Beckett.

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Roussillon, Vaucluse

Roussillon is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

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Routledge is a British multinational publisher.

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Royal Court Theatre

The Royal Court Theatre is a non-commercial theatre on Sloane Square, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London.

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Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard (born Samuel Shepard Rogers III; November 5, 1943) is an American playwright, actor, and television and film director.

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Samuel Beckett Bridge

Samuel Beckett Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge in Dublin that joins Sir John Rogerson's Quay on the south side of the River Liffey to Guild Street and North Wall Quay in the Docklands area.

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Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.

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Santiago Calatrava

Santiago Calatrava Valls born 28 July 1951 is a Spanish neofuturistic architect, structural engineer, sculptor and painter.

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Saoi (plural Saoithe; literally "wise one"; historically the title of the head of a bardic school) is the highest honour bestowed by Aosdána, a state-supported association of Irish creative artists.

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Sarah Kane

Sarah Kane (3 February 1971 – 20 February 1999) was an English playwright.

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Schizophrenia is a mental disorder often characterized by abnormal social behavior and failure to recognize what is real.

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Scott Fields

Scott Fields (born September 30, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois), is a guitarist, composer and band leader.

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Seamus Heaney

Seamus Justin Heaney, MRIA (13 April 1939 – 30 August 2013) was an Irish poet, playwright, translator and lecturer, and the recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Seán O'Casey

Seán O'Casey (Seán Ó Cathasaigh,; born John Casey, 30 March 1880 – 18 September 1964) was an Irish dramatist and memoirist.

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Sergei Eisenstein

Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein (p; 22 January 1898 – 11 February 1948) was a Soviet Russian film director and film theorist, a pioneer in the theory and practice of montage.

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Short story

A short story is a brief work of literature, usually written in narrative prose.

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Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster, Inc., a division of CBS Corporation, is a publisher founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard L. Simon and M. Lincoln ("Max") Schuster.

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Simone de Beauvoir

Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir, commonly known as Simone de Beauvoir (9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986), was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist.

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Stéphane Mallarmé

Stéphane Mallarmé (18 March 1842 – 9 September 1898), whose real name was Étienne Mallarmé, was a French poet and critic.

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Stirrings Still

Stirrings Still is the final prose piece by Samuel Beckett, written 1986–89 to give his American publisher, Barney Rosset, something to publish.

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Stories and Texts for Nothing

Stories and Texts for Nothing is a collection of stories by Samuel Beckett.

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Suzanne Dechevaux-Dumesnil

Suzanne Déchevaux-Dumesnil (1900 – 17 July 1989) at findagrave.com was the tennis partner, lover, and later wife of Samuel Beckett.

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Symbolism (arts)

Symbolism was a late nineteenth-century art movement of French, Russian and Belgian origin in poetry and other arts.

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T. S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), usually known as T. S. Eliot, was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".

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Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health trust based in north London.

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Telegram style

Telegram style, telegraph style, telegraphic style or telegraphese describes a clipped way of writing that attempts to abbreviate words and pack as much information into the smallest possible number of words or characters.

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Terry Eagleton

Terence Francis "Terry" Eagleton FBA (born 22 February 1943) is a prominent British literary theorist, critic and public intellectual.

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That Time

For the song "That Time" by Regina Spektor see Begin to Hope That Time is a one-act play by Samuel Beckett, written in English between 8 June 1974 and August 1975.

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The Bookman (London)

The Bookman was a monthly magazine published in London from 1891 until 1934 by Hodder & Stoughton.

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The Dublin Magazine

The Dublin Magazine was an Irish literary journal founded and edited by the poet Seamus O'Sullivan (real name James Sullivan Starkey) and published in Dublin by New Square Publications.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The Irish Times

The Irish Times is an Irish daily broadsheet newspaper launched on 29 March 1859.

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The Lost Ones (Beckett)

The Lost Ones is the English translation of Le Dépeupleur, a short story abandoned by Samuel Beckett in 1966 and completed in 1970.

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The New York Review of Books

The New York Review of Books (or NYREV or NYRB) is a semi-monthly magazine with articles on literature, culture, economics, science and current affairs.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.

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The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national "quality" Sunday newspaper.

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The Unnamable (novel)

The Unnamable is a 1953 novel by Samuel Beckett.

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Theatre director

A theatre director or stage director is a director/instructor in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a theatre production (a play, an opera, a musical, or a devised piece of work) by unifying various endeavours and aspects of production.

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Theatre of the Absurd

The Theatre of the Absurd (Théâtre de l'Absurde) is a designation for particular plays of absurdist fiction written by a number of primarily European playwrights in the late 1950s, as well as one for the style of theatre which has evolved from their work.

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Theodor W. Adorno

Theodor W. Adorno (born Theodor Ludwig Wiesengrund; September 11, 1903 – August 6, 1969) was a German sociologist, philosopher and composer known for his critical theory of society.

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Thomas Kinsella

Thomas Kinsella (born 4 May 1928) is an Irish poet, translator, editor, and publisher.

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Thomas MacGreevy

Thomas MacGreevy (born McGreevy, 26 October 1893 – 16 March 1967) was a pivotal figure in the history of Irish literary modernism.

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Three Dialogues

Originally published in transition 49 in 1949, Three Dialogues represents a small part (fewer than 3000 words) of a correspondence between Samuel Beckett and Georges Duthuit about the nature of contemporary art, with particular reference to the work of Pierre Tal-Coat, André Masson and Bram van Velde.

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Tom Stoppard

Sir Tom Stoppard (born Tomáš Straussler; 3 July 1937) is a British playwright, knighted in 1997.

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Toulouse (locally:; Tolosa, Tolosa) is the capital city of the southwestern French department of Haute-Garonne, as well as of the Midi-Pyrénées region.

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Tragicomedy is a literary genre that blends aspects of both tragic and comic forms.

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Transition (literary journal)

transition was an experimental literary journal that featured surrealist, expressionist, and Dada art and artists.

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Trevor Joyce

Trevor Joyce (born 26 October 1947) is an Irish poet, born in Dublin.

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Trinity College, Dublin

Trinity College (Coláiste na Tríonóide), known in full as the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin, is a research university and the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin in Ireland.

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Tunis (تونس; Amazigh: Tunes, ⵜⵓⵏⴻⵙ) is the capital of Tunisia.

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The Vaucluse (Vauclusa in classical norm or Vau-Cluso in Mistralian norm) is a department in the southeast of France, named after the famous spring, the Fontaine-de-Vaucluse.

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Václav Havel

Václav Havel (5 October 193618 December 2011) was a Czech writer, philosopher, dissident, and statesman.

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Verso Books

Verso Books (formerly New Left Books) is a publishing house based in London and New York City, founded in 1970 by the staff of New Left Review.

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Vivian Mercier

Vivian Mercier (1919–1989) was an Irish literary critic.

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Vsevolod Pudovkin

Vsevolod Illarionovich Pudovkin (Все́волод Илларио́нович Пудо́вкин) (16 February 1893 – 30 June 1953) was a Russian and Soviet film director, screenwriter and actor who developed influential theories of montage.

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W. B. Yeats

William Butler Yeats (13 June 186528 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature.

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Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot is an absurdist play by Samuel Beckett, in which two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, wait endlessly and in vain for the arrival of someone named Godot.

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Walter D. Asmus

Walter D. Asmus (born 1941 in Lübeck) is a German theatre director.

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Watt (novel)

Watt was Samuel Beckett's second published novel in English, largely written on the run in the south of France during the Second World War and published by Maurice Girodias's Olympia Press in 1953 (an extract had been published in the Dublin literary review, Envoy, in 1950).

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What Where

What Where is Samuel Beckett's last play produced following a request for a new work for the 1983 Autumn Festival in Graz, Austria.

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Wiley-Blackwell is the international scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons.

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Wilfred Bion

Wilfred Ruprecht Bion DSO (8 September 1897 – 8 November 1979) was an influential British psychoanalyst, who became president of the British Psychoanalytical Society from 1962 to 1965.

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Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship

Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship (Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre) is the second novel by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, published in 1795–96.

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William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963) was an American poet closely associated with modernism and imagism.

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William S. Burroughs

William Seward Burroughs II (also known by his pen name William Lee; February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, painter, and spoken word performer.

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.

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Words and Music (play)

Samuel Beckett wrote the radio play, Words and Music between November and December 1961.

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Worstward Ho

Worstward Ho is a prose piece by Samuel Beckett.

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X (magazine)

X, A Quarterly Review, often referred to as X magazine, was a British review of literature and the arts published in London which ran for seven issues between 1959 and 1962.

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Xlibris is a self-publishingRachel Donadio: The New York Times, April 27, 2008 and on-demand printing services provider, founded in 1997 and based in Bloomington, Indiana.

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