David Pattie, The Complete Critical Guide to Samuel Beckett (London: Routledge 2000; NY: Routledge 2001) - Bibliography.
Ed. in progress - cont. adding commas after authors' names and reverse second authors; italicise titles; total 184 items

  • Abbott, H. Porter, The Fiction of Samuel Beckett: Form and Effect (Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London: University of California Press 1973).
  • Abbott, H. Porter, Beckett Writing Beckett: The Author in the Autograph (Ithaca: Cornell University Press 1996).
  • Abel, Lionel, Metatheater: A New View of Dramatic Form (NY: Hill and Wang 1963).
  • Acheson, James, Samuel Beckett’s Artistic Theory and Practice: Criticism, Drama and Early Fiction (NY: St Martin’s Press 1997).
  • Acheson, James & Kateryna Arthur (eds.), Beckett’s Later Fiction and Drama: Texts for Company (London: Macmillan 1987).
  • Alvarez, A., Samuel Beckett (NY: Viking 1973).
  • AMULA, No. 55: Samuel Beckett Special Issue (1981).
  • Amiran, Eyal, Wandering and Home: Beckett’s Metaphysical Narrative (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press 1993).
  • Andonian, Cathleen Culotta, Samuel Beckett: A Reference Guide (Boston: Hall 1989).
  • Art Press, No. 55: Samuel Beckett [Special Issue] (1981).
  • Astro, Alan, Understanding Samuel Beckett (Colombia, SC: University of South Carolina Press 1990).
  • Bair, Deirdre, Samuel Beckett: A Biography (NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1978).
  • Baker, Phil, Samuel Beckett and the Mythology of Psychoanalysis (London: Macmillan 1997).
  • Baldwin, Helene L., Samuel Beckett’s Real Silence (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press 1981).
  • Barale, Michele A., & Rubin, A., KWIC Concordance to Samuel Beckett’s Trilogy: ‘Molloy” ‘Malone Dies’, ‘The Unnamable’. 2 vols (NY: Garland 1988).
  • Barge, Laura, God, The Quest, The Hero: Thematic structures in Beckett’s Fiction (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press 1988)
  • Barnard, G. C., Samuel Beckett: A New Approach (NY: Dodd 1970).
  • Beckett Circle, The, No 1 (1978).
  • Begam, Richard, Samuel Beckett and the End of Modernity (Stanford: Stanford University Press 1996).
  • Beja, Morris, S. E. Gontarski & Pierre Astier, Samuel Beckett: Humanistic Perspectives (Colombus: Ohio State University Press 1983).
  • Ben-Zvi, Linda, Samuel Beckett (Boston: Hall 1986).
  • - (ed.), Women in Beckett: Performance and Critical Perspectives (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press 1990).
  • Birkett, Jennifer, ‘Waiting for Codot’ by Samuel Beckett (Macmillan Master Guides (London: Macmillan 1987).
  • Bloom, Harold (ed.), Samuel Becket (Modern Critical Views (NY: Chelsea House 1985).
  • Bloom, Harold, (ed.), Samuel Beckett’s ‘Waiting for Godot’ (Modern Critical Interpretations (NY: Chelsea House 1987).
  • Bloom, Harold (ed.), Samuel Beckett’s ‘Endgame’ (Modern Critical Interpretations (NY: Chelsea House 1988).
  • Brater, Enoch, Beckett at 801Beckett in Context (Oxford: Oxford University Press 1986).
  • Brater, Enoch, Beyond Minimalism: Beckett’s Late Style in the Theatre (Oxford: Oxford University Press 1987).
  • Brater, Enoch, Why Beckett (London: Thames and Hudson 1989).
  • Brater, Enoch, The Drama in the Text: Beckett’s Late Fiction (Oxford: Oxford Univerity Press 1994).
  • Brienza, Susan, Samuel Beckett’s New Worlds: Style in Metafiction (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press 1987).
  • Bruning, Marius & Lois Oppenheim (eds.), Beckett in the 199os: Selected Papers from the Second International Beckett Symposium, held in the Hague, 8-12 April, 1992 (Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi 1993).
  • Bryden, Mary, Women in Samuel Beckett’s Prose and Drama: Her Own Other (London: Macmillan 1993).
  • Bryden, Mary, Samuel Beckett and the Idea of God (Basingstoke: Macillan 1998).
  • Bryden, Mary, (ed.), Samuel Beckett and Music (Oxford: Oxford University Press 1998).
  • Burkman, Katherine H., The Arrival of Godot: Ritual Patterns in Beckett’s Drama (London and Toronto: Associated University Press 1986).
  • - (ed.), Myth and Ritual in the Plays of Samuel Beckett (London and Toronto: Associated University Press 1987).
  • Busi, Frederick, The Transformations of Godot (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky 1980).
  • Butler, Lance St. John, Samuel Beckett and the Meaning of Being: A Study in Ontological Parable (London: Macmillan 1984).
  • Butler, Lance St. John, Critical Essays on Samuel Beckett (Critical Thought Series, 4 (Aldershot: Scolar Press 1993).
  • Butler, Lance St. John, and Robin J. Davis (eds.), Rethinking Beckett: A Collection of Critical Essays (London: Macmillan 1988).
  • Calder, John, Beckett at Sixty: A Festschrift (London: Calder and Boyars 1967).
  • Calder, John, As No Other Dare Fail: For Samuel Beckett on his 80th Birthday (London: Calder 1986).
  • Centerpoint, Vol 4, No 2: Samuel Beckett [Part Issue] (1981).
  • Chevingy, Belle, Gale Twentieth Century Interpretations ofEndgame (Eaglewod Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall 1969).
  • Cochoran, Robert, Samuel Beckett: A Study of the Short Fiction (NY: Twayne 1990).
  • Coe, Richard N., Samuel Beckett (NY: Grove Press 1964)
  • Cohn, Ruby, Samuel Beckett: The Comic Gamut (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press 1962).
  • Cohn, Ruby, (ed.), A Casebook on ‘Waiting for Godot’ (NY: Grove Press 1967)
  • Cohn, Ruby, Back to Beckett Princeton: Princeton University Press 1973).
  • - (ed.), Samuel Beckett: A Collection of Criticism (NY: McGraw-Hill 1975)
  • - Just Play: Beckett’s Theater (  Princeton: Princeton University Press 1980).
  • - (ed.), Samuel Beckett, ‘Waiting for Godot’: A Casebook (London: Macmillan 1987).
  • Coisineau, Thomas, ‘Waiting for Godot’: Form in Movement (Boston: Twayne 1990).
  • College Literature, Vol 8, No 3: Samuel Beckett Special Issue 1981).
  • Connor, Steven, Samuel Beckett: Repetition, Theory and Text, Oxford: Blackwell 1988).
  • Connor, Steven, (ed.), ‘Waiting for Godot’ and ‘Endgame’ (New Casebooks (NewYork: St Martin’s Press 1992).
  • Cooke, Virginia (ed.), Beckett on File (London: Methuen 1985).
  • Copeland, Hannah-Case, Art and the Artist in the Works of Samuel Beckett (Paris: Mouton 1975).
  • Cronin, Anthony, SamuelBeckett: The Last Modernist (London: Harper Collins 1996).
  • Davies, Paul, The Ideal Real: Beckett’s Fiction and Imagination (London and Toronto: Associated University Press 1994).
  • Davis, Robin J., Samuel Beckett: Checklist and Index of His Published Works, 1967-1976 (Stirling: The Library, University of Stirling 1979).
  • -, Butler, Lance St. John, (eds.),, ‘Make Sense Who May: Essays on Samuel Beckett’s Later Works (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 1988).
  • Dearlove, J. E., Accomodating the Chaos: Samuel Beckett’s Nonrelational Art,.
  • Durham: Duke University Press 1982).
  • DiPierro, John C., Structures in Beckett’s ‘Watt’ (York, SC: French Literature Publications 1981).
  • Doherty, Francis, Samuel Beckett (London: Hutchinson 1971).
  • Doll, Mary A., Beckett and Myth: An Archetyphal Approach: Syracuse: Syracuse University Press 1988).
  • Duckworth, Colin, Angels of Dlarkness: Dramatic Effect in Beckett with Special Reference to Ionesco (NY: Barnes and Noble 1972).
  • Eliopulos, James Samuel Beckett’s Dramatic Language (The Hague: Mouton 1975).
  • Esslin, Martin The Theatre of the Absurd (NY: Doubleday 1961).
  • - (ed.), Samuel Beckett: A Collection of Critical Essays (Eaglewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall 1965).
  • Europe, No 71. Samuel Beckett Special Number (June-July 1993).
  • Farrow, Anthony, Early Beckett: Art and Allusion in ‘More Pricks then Kicks’ and ‘Murphy’ (Troy, NY Whitson 1991).
  • Federman, Raymond, Journey to Chaos: Samuel Beckett’s Early Fiction (Berkley and Los Angeles: University of California Press 1965).
  • Federman, Raymond and Fletcher, John, Samuel Beckett: His Works and His Critics (Berkley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press 1970)
  • Finney, Brian, Since ‘How It Is’: A Study of Samuel Beckett’s Later Fiction, London: Convent Garden Press 1972).
  • Fitch, Brian Beckett and Babel: An Investigation into the Status of the Bilingual.
  • Work (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1988).
  • Fletcher, Beryl, et al. A Student’s Guide to the Plays of Samuel Beckett (London: Faber and Faber 1978).
  • Fletcher, John, The Novels of Samuel Beckett (London: Chatto and Windus 1964).
  • - Samuel Beckett’s Art (London: Chatto and Winclus 1967).
  • Fletcher, John Beckett: A Study of His Plays (NY: Hill and Wang 1972).
  • Friedman, Alan Warren, Rossman, Charles, Sherzer, Dina and Spurling, John, Beckett, Translating/Translating Beckett (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press 1987).
  • Friedman, Melvin J., (ed.), Samuel Beckett Now: Critical Approaches to His Novels, Poetry, and Plays (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press 1970).
  • Gambit International Theatre Review. Vol 7, No 28: Samuel Beckett Part Issue 1976).
  • Gidal, Peter Understanding Beckett: A Study of Monologue and Gesture in the Work of Samuel Beckett (London: Mactnillan 1986).
  • Gontarski, S. E., Beckett’s ‘Happy Days’: A Manuscript Study (Colombus: Ohio State University Press 1977).
  • Gontarski, S. E., The Intent of ‘Undoing’ in Samuel Beckett’s Dramatic Texts (Bloomington: Indiana University Press 1985).
  • Gontarski, S. E., (ed.), On Beckett: Essays and Criticism (NY: Grove Press 1986).
  • Gontarski, S. E., (ed.), The Theatrical Notebooks of Samuel Beckett, Vol 2: ‘Endgame’ (London: Faber and Faber 1992).
  • Gontarski, S. E., (ed.), The Beckett Studies Reader Gainewille: University Press of Florida 1993).
  • Gontarski, S. E., (ed.), The Theatrical Notebooks of Samuel Beckett, Vol. 4: The Shorter Plays (London: Faber and Faber 1993).
  • Cordon, Lois The World of Samuel Beckett (New Haven: Yale University Press 1996).
  • Graver, Lawrence, Samuel Beckett: ‘Waiting for Godot’ (London: Thames and Hudson 1989).
  • - and Federman, Raymond Samuel Beckett: The Critical Heritage (London, Henley and Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul 1979).
  • Cluck, Barbara R., Beckett and Joyce: Frendship and Fiction (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press 1979).
  • Hale, Jane Alison, The Broken Window: Beckett’s Dramatic Perspective (West Lafayette, IN: Purclue University Press 1987).
  • Hamilton, Alice and Hamilton, Kenneth Condemned to Life: The World of Samuel Beckett (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans 1976).
  • Harmon, Maurice, (ed.), No Author Better Served: The Correspondence of Samuel Beckett and Alan Schneider Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press 1998).
  • Harrington, John F,. The Irish Beckett (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press 1991).
  • Harrison, Robert, Samuel Beckett’s `Murphy’: A Critical Excursion (Athens: University of Georgia Monographs 1968).
  • Harvey, Lawrence E., Samuel Beckett: Poet and Critic (Princeton: Princeton University Press 1970).
  • Hassan, lhab, The Literature of Silence: Henry Miller and Samuel Beckett (NY: Knopf 1967).
  • Hayman, Ronald, Samuel Beckett (London: Heinemann 1968).
  • Henning, Sylvie, Debecque Beckett’s Critical Complicity: Carnival, Contestation, and Tradition (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky 1988).
  • Hesla, David, The Shape of Chaos: An Interpretation of the Art of Samuel Beckett (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press 1971).
  • Hessing, Kees Beckett on Tape: Productions of Samuel Beckett’s Work on Film, Video and Audio (Leiden: Academic Press 1992).
  • Hill, Leshe, Beckett’s Fiction: In Different Words (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1990).
  • Hoffmann, Frederick J Samuel Beckett: The Language of Self Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press 1962).
  • Homan, Sidney, Beckett’s Theaters: Interpretations for Performance (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press (1984).
  • Homan, Sidney, Filming Beckett’s Television Plays: A Directior’s Experience (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press 1992).
  • Jacobsen, Josephine, and Mueller, William R. The Testament of Samuel Beckett (NY: Hill and Wang 1964).
  • Jeffers, Jennifer M., (ed.), Samuel Beckett:A Casebook (Levittown, PA: Garland 1998).
  • Journal of Beckett Studies, V61 1- 1976).
  • Kaelin, Eugene E., The Unhappy Consciousness: The Poetic Plight of Samuel Beckett (Dordrecht and Boston: Reidel 1981).
  • Kalb, Jonathan, Beckett in Performance (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1989).
  • Kennedy, Andrew, Samuel Beckett (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1989).
  • Kennedy, Sighle, Murphy’s Bed: A Study of Real Sources and Sur-Real Associations in Samuel Beckett’s First Novel (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press 1971).
  • Kenner, Hugh, Samuel Beckett (NY: Grove Press 1961).
  • Kenner, Hugh, A Reader’s Guide to Samuel Beckett (NY: Farrar 1973).
  • Knowlson, James, Light and Darkness in the Plays of Samuel Beckett (London: Turret Books 1972).
  • - Happy Days / Oh Les Beaux Jours (London: Faber and Faber 1978).
  • - Krapp’s Last Tape: A Theatre Workbook (London: Brutus Books 1980).
  • -’Happy Days’: the Production Notebook of Samuel Beckett (London: Faber and Faber 1985).
  • - (ed.), The Theatrical Notebooks of Samuel Beckett, Vol 3: ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ (London: Faber and Faber 1992).
  • - and Pilling, John Frescoes of the Skull: The Later Prose and Drama of Samuel Beckett (London: John Calder 1979).
  • Krance, Charles, (ed.), Samuel Beckett’s ‘Company’ / 'Compagnie’and A Piece of Monologue ’ / 'Solo’: A Bilingual Variorum Edition (NY and London: Garland 1993).
  • Levy, Eric P, Beckett and the Voice of Species:A Study of the Prose Fiction (NY: Barnes and Noble 1980).
  • Levy, Shimon, Samuel Beckett’s Self-Referential Drama: The Three Is (NY: St Martin’s Press 1990).
  • Locatelli, Carla, Unwording the World: Samuel Beckett’s Prose Works After the Nobel Prize (Philadelphia: Philadelphia University Press 1990).
  • Lyons, Charles, Samuel Beckett (London: Macmillan 1982).
  • McCarthy, Patrick (ed.), Critical Essays on Samuel Beckett (Boston: Hall 1986).
  • McMillan, Dougald and Fesenfeld, Martha, Beckett in the Theatre: The Author as Practical Playwright and Director: Volume 1: From ‘Waiting for Godot’ to Krapp’s Last Tape’ (London: Calder 1988).
  • McMullan, Anna, Theatre on Trial: Samuel Beckett’s Later Drama (London: Routledge 1993).
  • Megged, Matti, Dialogue in the Void: Beckett and Giacometti (NY: Lumen Press 1985).
  • Mercier, Vivian, Beckett/Beckett (Oxford: Oxford University Press 1977).
  • Miller, Lawrence, Samuel Beckett: The Expressive Dilemma (NY: St Martin’s Press 1992).
  • Modern Drama, Vol 9, No 3: Samuel Beckett [special issue] (1966).
  • Modern Drama, Vol 19, No 3: Samuel Beckett [Part Issue] (1976).
  • Modern Drama, Vol 25, No 3: Samuel Beckett [Part Issue] (1982).
  • Modern Drama, Vol 28, No 2: Samuel Beckett [Part Issue] (1985).
  • Modern Fiction Studies Vol 29 Part 1: Samuel Beckett [special issue] (1983).
  • Moorjani, Angela Abysmal Games in the Novels of Samuel Beckett (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press 1982).
  • Morrison, Kirstin, Canters and Chronicles: The Use of Narrative in the Plays of Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter (Chicago: University of Chicago Press 1983).
  • Morot-Sir, Edouard, Harper, Howard and McMillan, Dougald Samuel Beckett: The Art of Rhetoric (Chapel Hill: Department of Romance Languages, University of North Carolina 1976)
  • Murphy, F.J., Reconstructing Beckett: Language for Being in Samuel Beckett’s Fiction (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1990).
  • -, Huber, Werner, Breuer, Rolf and Schoell, Konrad (eds.), Critique of Beckett Criticism: A Guide to Research in English, French and German (Colombia, SC: Camden House 1994).
  • Murray, Patrick, The Tragic Comedian: A Study of Samuel Beckett (Cork: Mercier Press 1970).
  • New Theatre, Magazine Vol 2 No 3: Samuel Beckett Special Issue 1972).
  • O’Brien, Eoin, The Beckett Country: Samuel Beckett’s Ireland (Dublin: Black Cat Press London: Faber and Faber 1986).
  • O’Hara, J.D., (ed.), Twentieth Century Interpretations of `Molloy ‘ Malone Dies’ and’The Unnamable’ (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Ha~l 1970).
  • O’Hara, J.D., Samuel Beckett’s Hidden Drives: Structural Uses of Depth Psychology (Gainewille: University of Florida Press 1997).
  • Oppenheim, Lois, (ed.), Directing Beckett (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 1994).
  • -(ed.), Samuel Beckett and the Arts: Music, Visual Arts and Non-Print Media (NY: Garland 1998).
  • Perspective Vol 11 No 3: Special issue on Beckett, ed. Ruby Cohn (1959).
  • Pilling, John, Samuel Beckett (London: Routledge 1976).
  • Pilling, John, (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Beckett (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1994).
  • - Beckett Before Godot: The Formative Years, 1929-1946 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1998).
  • and Bryden, Mary (eds.), ‘The Ideal Core of the Onion’: Reading Beckett Archives (Reading: International Foundation 1992).
  • Pultar, Gonul, Technique and Tradition in Beckett’s Trilogy of Novels (Lanham, MD: University Press of America 1996).
  • Pountney, Rosemary, Theatre of Shadows: Samuel Beckett’s Drama 1956-1976: from All That Fall’ to ‘Footfalls’ with Commentaries on the Latest Plays (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 1988).
  • Rabinowitz, Rubin, The Development of Samuel Beckett’s Fiction (Urbana: University of Illinois Press 1984).
  • - Innovation in Samuel Beckett’s Fiction (Urbana: University of Illinois Press 1992).
  • Reid, Alec, All I Can Manage, More Than I Could: An Approach to the Plays of Samuel Beckett (Dublin: Dolmen Press 1968).
  • Ricks, Christopher, Beckett’s Dying Words (Oxford: Oxford University Press 1993).
  • Robinson, Michael, The Long Sonata of the Dead: A Study of Samuel Beckett (London: Rupert Hart-Davis 1970).
  • Rosen, Steven J., Samuel Beckett and the Pessimistic Tradition (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press 1976).
  • Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourdhui, Vol 1 1992).
  • Schlueter, June and Brater, Enoch (eds.), Approaches to Teaching Beckett’s ‘Waiting for Godot’ (NY: MLA 1991).
  • Scott, Nathan A Samuel Beckett (London: Bowes and Bowes 1965).
  • Sherringham, Michael Beckett: ‘Molloy’ (London: Grant and Cutler 1985).
  • Smith, Joseph H. The World of Samuel Beckett [Psychiatry and the Humanities 12] (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press 1991).
  • Solomon, Philip H., The Life After Birth: Imagery In Samuel Beckett’s Trilogy (University, MS: Romance Monographs 1975).
  • Spurling, John and Foster, Paul, Beckett and Zen: A study of Dilemma in the Novels of Samuel Beckett (Boston: Wisdom Publications 1989).
  • States, Bert 0., The Shape of Paradox: An Essay on ‘Waiting for Godot’ (Berkeley: University of California Press 1978).
  • Tindall, William York, Samuel Beckett (NY: Columbia University Press 1964).
  • Topsfield, Valerie, The Humour of Samuel Beckett (London: Macmillan 1988).
  • Toyama, Jean Yamasaki, Beckett’s Came: Language and Self-Referentiality in the Trilogy (NY: Lang 1991).
  • Trezise, Thomas, Into the Breach: Samuel Beckett and the Ends of Literature (Princeton: Princeton University Press 1990).
  • Via, Dan O., Samuel Beckett’s ‘Waiting for Godot’ (NY: Seabury Press 1968).
  • Watson, David, Paradox and Desire in Samuel Beckett’s Fiction (London: Mactnillan 1991).
  • Webb, Eugene, Samuel Beckett: A Study of His Novels (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press 1970).
  • Webb, Eugene, The Plays of Samuel Beckett (Seattle: University of Washington Press 1972).
  • Wilmer, Steve, (ed.), Beckett in Dublin (Dublin: Lilliput Press 1992).
  • Worth, Katherine, (ed.), Beckett the Shape Changer (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1975).
  • Worth, Katherine, (ed.), ‘Waiting for Godot’ and ‘Happy Days’ [Text and Performance] (Basingstoke: Macmillan 1990).
  • Zilliacus, Clas Beckett and Broadcasting: a Studyofthe Works of Samuel Beckett for and in Radio and Television (Abo: Abo Akademi 1976).
  • Zurbrigg, Nicholas Beckett and Proust (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 1988)

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