Bibliographies

Andonian, Cathleen Culotta. Samuel Beckett: A Reference Guide. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1989.

Browne, Joseph. "The 'Critic' and Samuel Beckett: A Bibliographic Essay." College Literature 8:3 (Fall 1981): 292-309.

Breuer, Rolf and Werner Huber. A Checklist of Beckett Criticism in German. Paderborn: Schöning, 1996.

Carpenter, Charles A. The Dramatic Works of Samuel Beckett:  A Selective, Classified International Bibliography of Publications About His Plays and Their Conceptual Foundations. 370 pages. (with free updates; available in Microsoft WORD) by Charles A. Carpenter, compiler of Modern Drama Scholarship and Criticism, 1966-1990. 2 vols. University of Toronto Press . (50,000 selected entries). Special features:  Sections on Beckett and Other Dramatists; Beckett’s Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Criticism; Translation and Bilingualism; The Irish Connection. For younger scholars: A Descriptive Chronology of Beckett’s Plays, Theatrical Career, and Dramatic Theories Through 1965. To purchase the bibliography: Send a check for $30 to Charles A. Carpenter, 908 Lehigh Ave. , Vestal NY 13850 .  Address email inquiries to <ccarpen@binghamton.edu> .  

Davis, Robin J., Jackson R. Bryer, Melvin J. Friedman, and Peter C. Hoy.  Samuel Beckett, Calepins de Bibliographie.  Paris: Minard, 1971.

Federman, Raymond, and John Fletcher. Samuel Beckett: His Works and His Critics. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1970.

Gontarski, S. E. "Bibliography of Short Prose in English." Samuel Beckett: The Complete Short Prose, 1929-1989. New York: Grove, 1995: 287-294.

Hessing, Kees. Beckett on Tape. Leiden: Academic Press, 1992.

Lake, Carlton, Ed. No Symbols Where None Intended: A Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, and Other Material Relating to Samuel Beckett in the Collections of the Humanities Research Center. Austin, TX: Humanities Research Center, the University of Texas, 1984.

Murphy, P.J., Werner Huber, Rolf Breuer, and Konrad Schoell. Critique of Beckett Criticism: A Guide to Research in English, French, and German. Columbia, SC: Camden House, 1994.

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