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Damned to Fame: The Life of Samuel Beckett

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Samuel Beckett's long-standing friend, James Knowlson, recreates Beckett's youth in Ireland, his studies at Trinity College, Dublin in the early 1920s and from there to the Continent, where he plunged into the multicultural literary society of late-1920s Paris. The biography throws new light on Beckett's stormy relationship with his mother, the psychotherapy he received after the death of his father and his crucial relationship with James Joyce. There is also material on Beckett's six-month visit to Germany as the Nazi's ...

Damned to Fame: The Life of Samuel Beckett 2004, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802141255

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Damned to Fame: The Life of Samuel Beckett 1999, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684808727

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Damned to Fame: The Life of Samuel Beckett 1997, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747531692

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