Samuel Beckett | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Robert Cochran

This literature criticism consists of approximately 27 pages of analysis & critique of Samuel Beckett.
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Critical Essay by Robert Cochran

SOURCE: Cochran, Robert. “The Short Fiction.” In Samuel Beckett: A Study of the Short Fiction, pp. 3-20. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1991.

In the following excerpt, Cochran surveys Beckett's early short fiction, including his short story collection More Pricks than Kicks.

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Samuel Beckett was 23, a scholar in the making recently arrived in Paris as lecteur at the École Normale Supérieure, when his first published study appeared in the spring of 1929. An auspicious debut, it was the lead essay in the imposingly titled Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress, a collection of essays in promotion and defense of what became Finnegans Wake. The young Beckett's work was titled “Dante … Bruno. Vico.. Joyce,” and it was soon printed...

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