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Waiting for Godot (En attendant Godot)

 

Samuel Beckett wrote Waiting for Godot, originally titled En attendant Godot, in French in 1948, publishing it in the same language in 1952. Beckett translated it into English himself, and it was produced in London in 1955 and in the United States in 1956. The play is a classic example of “Theatre of the Absurd.”

 

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

 

  • PQ2603.E378, PR6003.E282

 

 

Circulating Books – A Selected List

 

  • Beckett, Samuel. Waiting for Godot. 1954.

                                Call Number: PQ2603.E378 E53 1982a

  • Bloom, Harold (ed.). Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot. 1987.

                                Call Number: PQ2603.E378 E677 1987

  • Gordon, Lois. Reading Godot. 2002.

                               Call Number: PQ2603.E378 E644 2002

  • Kenner, Hugh. A Reader’s Guide to Samuel Beckett. 1996.

                              Call Number: PR6003.E282 Z758 1996

  • Marvel, Laura (ed.). Readings on Waiting for Godot. 2001.

                              Call Number: PQ2603.E378 E5 2001

 

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

 

  • Beckett, Samuel

 

 

Reference Materials

 

  • Contemporary Literary CriticismCall Number: REF PN771.C59

o   Vol. 1, pg. 20-4

o   Vol. 2, pg. 44-7

o   Vol. 3, pg 44, 46-7

o   Vol. 4, pg. 49-52

o   Vol. 6, pg. 33, 35, 37-40, 42-47

o   Vol. 9, pg. 78, 81, 83-5, 87

o   Vol. 10, pg25, 29-30, 33

o   Vol. 11, pg. 32-3, 37-8, 42-3

o   Vol. 14, pg. 70, 73, 75, 78-9,

o   Vol. 18, pg. 41-4, 48-9

o   Vol. 57, pg. 62-112

o   Vol. 59, pg. 252-8, 260

o   Vol. 83, pg. 108-9, 111-3, 115-7, 129-30, 132-5, 142-4, 147, 150-1

  • Critical Survey of Drama, Second Revised EditionCall Number: REF PN1625.C68 2003

o        Vol. 1, pg. 275-76

  • Drama Criticism.Call Number: REF PN1625.D72

o        Vol. 22, pg. 3-9, 11, 17-21, 23-7, 29-35, 38, 40-2, 44, 47, 53, 57, 59-60, 62, 64-6, 75, 78-82, 85, 87-9, 100-1, 103, 111-4, 116, 121

  • Drama for StudentsCall Number: REF PN1601.D595

o        Vol. 2, pg. 269-89

  • Masterplots: Revised 2nd ed.Call Number: REF PN44.M33 1996

o        Vol. 12, pg. 6990-94

  • Twentieth-Century Literary CriticismCall Number: REF PN771.G27

o        Vol. 145, pg. 82, 104, 124-9, 134-5, 142-4, 159, 161, 178-9

 

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