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8 edition of Beckett"s eighteenth century found in the catalog.

Beckett"s eighteenth century

by Frederik N. Smith

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Published by Palgrave in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beckett, Samuel, 1906- -- Knowledge -- Literature.,
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-209) and index.

    StatementFrederik N. Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6003.E282 Z8335 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 219 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3948171M
    ISBN 100333925394
    LC Control Number2001036890

    The ancestors of the Beckett family lived among the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Beckett was a name given to a person with a prominent nose. The Old English word beke refers to the beak of a bird. More rarely, Beckett may be a local type surname, referring to someone who lived beside a stream.. The surname in this case is derived from the Northern Old English word bekke, which means. Becket is a British-American film about the historic, tumultuous relationship between Henry II of England and his friend-turned-bishop Thomas is a dramatic film adaptation of the play Becket or the Honour of God by Jean Anouilh made by Hal Wallis Productions and released by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Peter Glenville and produced by Hal B. Wallis with Joseph H. Hazen Music by: Laurence Rosenthal.

    Samuel Beckett >Samuel Beckett (), the Irish novelist, playwright, and poet who >became French by adoption, was one of the most original and important >writers of the century. He won the Nobel Prize [1] for literature in Buy Eighteenth-century Literature and Culture (Introductions to British Literature and Culture) by Goring, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Author: Paul Goring.

    Call Toll Free (Mon - Fri, 9am - 8pm CDT). Irish playwright, novelist, and poet Samuel Beckett was a literary legend of the 20th century. Born in Dublin, Ireland, in , he was educated at Trinity College. During the s and s he wrote his first novels and short stories. During World War II, Samuel Beckett’s Irish citizenship allowed him to remain in Paris as a citizen of a neutral country.


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