John Pilling, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Beckett (Cambridge UP 1994) - Bibliography

Resources (bibliophilic, reference, &c.)
  • Admussen, Richard, The Samuel Beckett Manuscripts: A Study, Boston: G. K. Hall 1979
  • Andonian, Cathleen Carlotta, Samuel Beckett: A Reference Guide, Boston: G. K. Hall 1989.
  • Davis, Robin J., Jackson R. Bryer, Melvin J. Friedman and Peter C. Hoy, Samuel Beckett, calepins de bibliographie, Paris: Minard 1971.
  • Federman, Raymond and John Fletcher, Samuel Beckett: His Works and His Critics, Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press 1970.
  • Knowlson, James, S. E. Gontarski and Dougald McMillan eds., The theatrical notebooks of Samuel Beckett, London: Faber and Faber 1992- .
  • Murphy, P. J., Konrad Schoell, Rolf Breuer and Werner Huber, Critique of Beckett Criticism: a guide to Research in English, French and German, Columbia, S.C.: Camden House [forthcoming in 1994.]
  • O'Brien, Eoin, The Beckett Country, London: Faber and Faber/Black Cat Press 1986.
  • No symbols where none intended: a catalogue of books, manuscripts and other materials, described by Carlton Lake, Austin, Texas: Humanities Research Center, University of Texas 1984. Samuel Beckett an exhibition, catalogue by James Knowlson, foreword by A. J. Leventhal, London: Turret Books 1971.
  • The Samuel Beckett collection, catalogue by Mary Bryden, James Knowlson and Peter Mills, Reading: Whiteknights Press [forthcoming].

Special numbers of journals devoted to Samuel Beckett

  • Centrepoint: a journal of interdisciplinary studies, 4, 2 (Fall 198I). College Literature, 8.3 (Fall 198I). Critique, 519-20 (Aug. -Sept. 1990).
  • Europe, 770-77I (June-July 1993).
  • Irish University Review, 14, 1 (1984)
  • James Joyce Quarterly, 8 (Summer 1971)
  • Journal of the Australian Universities Language and Literature Association, 5, 5 (May 1981)
  • Journal of Beckett Studies, 1-12 (1976-89); (n.s.) I- (1992- ).
  • Journal of Modern Literature, 6, 1 (February 1977).
  • L'Esprit createur, II (Fall 1971).
  • Modern Drama, 9, 3 (Dec. 1966); 19-3 (Sept. 1976); 25, 3 (Sept. 1982); 26, 4 (Dec. 1983); 28, 1 (March 1985).
  • Modern Fiction Studies, 29, 1 (Spring 1983).
  • Perspective, 2, 3 (1959).
  • Review of Contemporary Fiction, 7, 2 (Summer 1987).
  • Revue d'esthétique [hors-série] (March 1986).
  • Romance Studies, II (Winter 1987).
Collections of essays
  • Acheson, James and Kateryna Arthur eds., Beckett's Later Fiction and Drama: texts for Company, London: Macmillan 1987.
  • Astier, Pierre, Morris Beja and S. E. Gontarski eds., Samuel Beckett: humanistic perspectives, Columbus: Ohio State University Press 1983.
  • Ben-Zvi, Linda ed., Women in Beckett: performance and critical perspectives, Urbana: University of Illinois Press 1990.
  • Bishop, Tom and Raymond Federman eds., Samuel Beckett, Paris: Cahiers de l'Herne 1976.
  • Brater, Enoch ed., Beckett at 80 / Beckett in context, New York: Oxford University Press 1986.
  • Butler, Lance St John and Robin J. Davis eds., Rethinking Beckett: a collection of critical essays, London: Macmillan 1990.
  • Chevigny, Gale Bell ed., Twentieth century interpretations of ‘Endgame', Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall 1969.
  • Cohn, Ruby ed., Samuel Beckett: a collection of criticism, New York: McGraw-Hill 1975.
  • Davis, Robin J., and Lance St John Butler eds., ‘Make sense who may': essays on Samuel Beckett's later works, Gerrards Cross: Colin Smyther 1989.
  • Esslin, Martin ed., Samuel Beckett [Twentieth century views], Englewood Cliffs N.J., Prentice-Hall 1965.
  • Friedman, Alan Warren, Charles Rossman and Dina Sherzer eds., Beckett Translating / Translating Beckett, University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press 1987.
  • Friedman, Melvin J. ed., Samuel Beckett now, University of Chicago Press 1970.
  • Gontarski, S. E. ed., On Beckett: essays and criticisms, New York: Grove Press 1986.
  • McCarthy, Patrick A., Critical Essays on Samuel Beckett, Boston: G. K. Hall 1986.
  • Morot-Sir, Edouard, Howard Harper, Dougald McMillan eds., Samuel Beckett: The art of rhetoric, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press 1976.
  • O'Hara, J. D. ed., Twentieth century interpretations of ‘Molloy', ‘Malone dies'. ‘The Unnamable', Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall 1970.
  • Smith, Joseph H. ed., The world of Samuel Beckett, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press 199I.
  • Worth, Katharine ed., Beckett the shape changer, London: Routledge and Kegan Paul 1975 Worth, Katharine ed., As no other dare fail: a tribute on Samuel Beckett's 80th birthday by his friends and admirers, London: John Calder 1986.
  • Worth, Katharine ed., Beckett at sixty, London: Calder and Boyars 1967.
General studies
  • Ehrhard, Peter, Anatomie de Samuel Beckett, Basle: Birkhauser Verlag 1976.
  • Fletcher, John, Samuel Beckett's art, London: Chatto and Windus 1967.
  • Gluck, Barbara Reich, Beckett and Joyce: Friendship and Fiction, Lewisburg: Buck nell University Press 1979.
  • Jacobsen, Josephine and Frederick J. Mueller, The testament of Samuel Beckett, London: Faber and Faber 1976.
  • Janvier, Ludovic, Pour Samuel Beckett, Paris: Editions de Minuit 1966.
  • Samuel Beckett par lui-même, Paris: Seuil 1969.
  • Scott, Nathan A., Samuel Beckett, Bowes and Bowes 1965.
Studies of Beckett's drama
  • Hale, Jane Alison, The broken window: Beckett's dramatic perspective, West Lafayette: Purdue University Press 1987.
  • Volker, Klaus ed., Beckett in Berlin, Berlin: Edition Hentrick 1986.
  • Webb, Eugene, The plays of Samuel Beckett, Seattle: University of Washington
  • Press 197Z. .
Studies of Beckett's prose fiction
  • Amiran, Eyal, Wandering and home: Beckett's metaphysical narrative, University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press 1993.
  • Buttner, Gottfried, Samuel Beckett's novel ‘Watt', trans. Joseph Dolan, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press 1984.
  • Finney, Brian H., Since ‘How it is': a study of Samuel Beckett's later fiction, London: Covent Garden Press 1972.
  • Fitch, Brian T., La trilogie de Beckett, Paris: Minard 1977.
  • Fletcher, John, The novels of Samuel Beckett, London: Chatto and Windus 1964.
  • Levy, Eric P., Beckett and the Voice of Species, Dublin: Gill and Macmillan 1980.
  • Rabinovitz, Rubin, Innovation in Samuel Beckett's Fiction, Urbana: University of Illinois Press 199Z.
  • Schurman, Susan, The solipsistic novels of Samuel Beckett, Cologne: Paul Rugen stein 1987.
  • Sherzer, Dina, Structure de la trilogie de Beckett, The Hague: Mouton 1976.
  • Webb, Eugene, Samuel Beckett: a study of his novels, Seattle: University of Wash ington Press 1970.
Books with chapters on Beckett
  • Albright, Daniel, Representation and the imagination: Beckett, Kafka, Nabokov and Schoenberg, University of Chicago Press 198I.
  • Bishop, Lloyd, Romantic irony in French literature: from Diderot to Beckett, Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press 1989.
  • Blau, Herbert, The eye of prey: subversions of the postmodern, Bloomington: Indlana Umverslty Press 1987.
  • Bruns, Gerald L., Modern poetry and the idea of language, New Haven: Yale Universlty Press 1974.
  • Currie, Robert, Genius: an ideology in literature, London: Chatto and Windus 1974
  • Ellmann, Richard, Four Dubliners: Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, W. B. Yeats, Samuel Beckett, London: Hamish Hamilton 1987.
  • Garner, Stanford B., The absent voice: narrative comprehension in the theater, Urbana: University of Illinois Press 1989.
  • Iser, Wolfgang, Prospecting: from reader response to literary anthropology, Bloommgton: Indiana University Press 1989.
  • Kenner, Hugh, The Stoic Comedians: Flaubert, Joyce and Beckett, London: W. H. Allen 1964.
  • Moorjani, Angela B., The aesthetics of loss and lessness, London: Macmillan 1992.

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