The first page of the second notebook of Samuel Beckett's 'Watt,' signed and marked 'Watt I,' dated '3/12/41.' Even geniuses doodle!

A Rare Look at Samuel Beckett’s Doodle-Filled Notebooks

The first page of the second notebook of Watt is dated A Rare Look at Samuel Beckett’s Doodle-Filled Notebooks by Maria Popova

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.  —Samuel Beckett.

Samuel Beckett, photo by Jerry Bauer. [This page is for all Beckett fans.

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// Samuel Beckett, 1971 I love this man

Samuel Beckett, 1906-1989, (Ire.) novelist, playwright. Waiting for Godot, Endgames (plays) Murphy Watt Molloy, (novels).

Waiting for Godot Samuel Barclay Beckett April 1906 – 22 December was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French.

The first notebook of Watt signed and marked 'Watt I,' with the following note: 'Watt was written in France during the war 1940-45 and published in 1953 by the Olympia Press.' On an inserted sheet, Beckett has written, 'Begun evening of Tuesday 11/2/41.'

A Rare Look at Samuel Beckett’s Doodle-Filled Notebooks

The first notebook of Samuel Beckett’s 'Watt' signed and marked 'Watt I'

SAMUEL BECKETT En attendant Godot, Oh les Beaux Jours, Fin de Partie

Look der Woche: Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett, avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet

Samuel Beckett, avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet

Samuel Beckett in 1964. Photo by Steve Schapiro.

barcarole: “ Samuel Beckett in Photo by Steve Schapiro.

Samuel Beckett by Richard Avedon // Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French.

Samuel Beckett by Richard Avedon // Samuel Barclay Beckett April 1906 – 22 December was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French.

An amazing face, full of characterful lines. Age can provide beauty. Samuel Beckett published in 3:AM Magazine: Friday, January 6th, 2012.

Beckett and Modernism 27 – 30 April University of Antwerp About the Conference The Second Annual Conference of the Samuel Beckett Society Samuel Beckett.

Samuel Beckett by Steve Schapiro. New York, 1964. Photographed on the set of "Film" starring Buster Keaton. Silver Gelatin Print.

A Reluctant Subject: Portraits of Samuel Beckett

Steve Schapiro, Samuel Beckett while making “Film”, New York

I completely believe in this process, it's the only way to go! I am a thinker but when it comes decisions I will make them and deal with whatever comes next as I go. If you do it the other way round you limit your opportunities and inhibit your spirit.

Was Beckett and i style?

A Rare Look at Samuel Beckett’s Doodle-Filled Notebooks | Brain Pickings

A Rare Look at Samuel Beckett’s Doodle-Filled Notebooks

A Rare Look at Samuel Beckett’s Doodle-Filled Notebooks | Brain Pickings

Samuel Beckett lighting up.

Samuel Beckett lighting up.

Buster Keaton and Samuel Beckett on a film set

Buster and Samuel Beckett. Beckett wanted Chaplin or Mostel for Film and Buster claimed not to understand it. But in the end Beckett and director Alan Schneider were pleased with Buster's performance.

My writing, possibly my life, motto.  If you haven't failed, you haven't truly succeeded.

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. "Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again.

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