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Celebrated Samuel Beckett festival returns to Liverpool (The University of Liverpool)

Public Technologies 22 Apr 2024
Actor and director Adrian Dunbar brings Beckett. Unbound 2024, an international festival celebrating the works of Dublin-born writer Samuel Beckett, to Liverpool this summer from 30 May - 2 June 2024 ... Following on from the success of Beckett ... Beckett.

Salman Rushdie warns young people against forgetting value of free speech

The Observer 21 Apr 2024
Meditations After an Attempted Murder. “The defence of free expression begins at the point at which somebody says something you don’t like ... Then I read about this incident where Samuel Beckett was the victim of a knife attack in Paris by a pimp ... Share ... .

Salman Rushdie: ‘The first thing that comes into my mind each morning is: I don’t have my right eye’

The Irish Times 20 Apr 2024
Knife opens with a quote from Samuel Beckett ... In attending the trial, Beckett asked his assailant why he had used the knife.

European première for Northern Ireland playwright Jane Coyle

British Theatre Guide 20 Apr 2024
Originally staged in 2017 as part of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, it is, says Coyle, “inspired by the works and spirt of Samuel Beckett, who spent most of his adult life in the French capital”.

Spectator competition winners: Chaucer goes to Wimbledon

The Spectator 18 Apr 2024
In Competition No. 3345, you were invited to submit a report on a popular sporting event as it might have been written by someone who is not first and foremost a sportswriter ... It is the usual nightmare ... Adrian Fry/ Kafka ... Bill Greenwell/ Samuel Beckett ... .

2024 Rochester boys golf teams at a glance

Post Bulletin 17 Apr 2024
CENTURY PANTHERS Head coach . Lance Dahl. Assistants . Tim O’Neill, Sam Gill ... Freshmen Boston Collins, Cashus Hetland, Finnegan Oftedahl, Samuel Trotter. Eighth-graders Chay Cunningham, Beckett DeGrote, Vance Hansen, Camden McJunkin, James Rice ... Jr.

Larry Masterson: a seasoned veteran who was intensely curious about what made other people tick

Irish Independent 15 Apr 2024
In the course of his long career, he produced a huge variety of programmes - ranging from travel series to those about the plays of Samuel Beckett - and Larry’s work appeared on many different channels both in Ireland and further afield. .

Knife by Salman Rushdie review – a story of hatred defeated by love

The Observer 15 Apr 2024
As well as documenting his ordeal, it ranges widely, from thoughts about other writers who were victims of knife crime (Samuel Beckett, Naguib Mahfouz ... “We are other,” runs the epigraph from Beckett, ...

In a Word...Good Friday

The Irish Times 13 Apr 2024
Seamus Heaney was born on Thursday, April 13th, 1939 ... Photograph ... Samuel Beckett, Seamus Heaney, my niece Mary (happy birthday, Mary). Beckett, like Mary, was born on Good Friday, April 13th – bless my queasy soul ... Then there’s poor oul’ bleak Beckett ... .

A sense of foreboding descends on Liveline. Then Joe Duffy takes an unexpected turn

The Irish Times 12 Apr 2024
... a ship’s name, as well as Duffy’s oddly peeved aside about the number of buildings, boats and bridges named after James Joyce and Samuel Beckett – “two men, by the way, who hated the country”.

'Curb Your Enthusiasm' ends with a perfect 'Seinfeld' send-up — here's what happened

Business Insider 09 Apr 2024
This mirrors the structure of the "Seinfeld" series finale ... Trust me." ... "From the episode's start (an oddly paced coffee-shop scene) to an ending that was like a Samuel Beckett first draft, the show's swan song was off-key and bloated," Tucker wrote.

Women have found their voice in Turkey, and given hope to others fighting for democracy across the globe

The Observer 07 Apr 2024
... as though in a variation of Beckett’s Waiting for Godot – stuck in sameness, repetition, waiting for democracy ... “The essential doesn’t change,” says one of the characters in Samuel Beckett’s play.

Are global capital rules possible?

B & FT Online 03 Apr 2024
On the eastern side of the Atlantic, the term recalls Samuel Beckett’s play, Endgame, about existential angst and the futility and meaninglessness of human life ... In Beckett’s Endgame, the character ...

Incredible AT&T chat transcript with terrible customer support specialist

Boing Boing 01 Apr 2024
In what literary scholars are calling a miraculous find, a recently unearthed ...

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