Samuel Beckett | Critical Essay by David D. Green

This literature criticism consists of approximately 19 pages of analysis & critique of Samuel Beckett.
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Critical Essay by David D. Green

SOURCE: Green, David D. “Beckett's Dream: More Niente than Bel.” Journal of Beckett Studies 5, nos. 1-2 (autumn-winter 1995-96): 67-80.

In the following essay, Green presents Dream of Fair to Middling Women as a critique of the novel form.

Written in the summer of 1932, Dream of Fair to Middling Women entered the world inauspiciously as a hastily produced work by a young Irish poet and translator living in the Trianon Hotel in Paris. For thirty years the novel, unpublished and unnoticed, languished as a quarry for more successful endeavors. During the next thirty it became accessible to the curious in the libraries of Dartmouth College and Reading University, and as a consequence, received occasional attention in critical studies. In recent years, however, it has appeared in prominent stacks on the display tables of bookstores in...

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