This book provides an introductory study of Beckett's most famous play, dealing not just with the four maincharacters but with the pairings that they form, andthe implications of these pairings for the very idea ofcharacter in the play. After locating Godot within thecontext of Beckett's work, Lawley discusses some ofthe play's puzzles and difficulties-including theabsent "fifth character," Godot himself.

Waiting for Godot 2008, Continuum, New York

ISBN-13: 9780826493811

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