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Tragic Comedy: Godot in my shows *
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Vladimir -- Ben

Estragon -- Matt

Pozzo -- Rachel

Lucky -- Joe

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Beckett at 80/Beckett in Context by Enoch Brater; Oxford University Press, 1986

Samuel Beckett by John Pilling; Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1976

Samuel Beckett and the End of Modernity by Richard Begam; Stanford University Press, 1996

Beckett's Dying Words: The Clarendon Lectures, 1990 by Christopher Ricks; Oxford University Press, 1995

The Long Sonata of the Dead: A Study of Samuel Beckett by Michael Robinson; Grove Press, 1969

A Reader's Guide to Samuel Beckett by Hugh Kenner; Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973

The Critical Response to Samuel Beckett by Cathleen Culotta Andonian; Greenwood Press, 1998

Samuel Beckett: The Language of Self by Frederick J. Hoffman; Southern Illinois University Press, 1962

Frescoes of the Skull: The Later Prose and Drama of Samuel Beckett by James Knowlson, John Pilling; John Calder, 1979

Samuel Beckett, a Critical Study by Hugh Kenner; Grove Press, 1961

Early Beckett: Art and Allusion in More Pricks Than Kicks and Murphy by Anthony Farrow; Whitston Publishing Company, 1991

The Broken Window: Beckett's Dramatic Perspective by Jane Alison Hale; Purdue University Press, 1987

The Poets' Jesus: Representations at the End of a Millennium by Peggy Rosenthal; Oxford University Press, 2000

Theatre on Trial: Samuel Beckett's Later Drama by Anna Mcmullan; Routledge, 1993

All That Fall by Samuel Beckett; Grove Press, 1957

Godot : shows.vtheatre.net

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lesson 20. tragic comedy

Vladimir (Didi) -- mind?

Estragon (Gogo) -- body...

or v.v? everyman --

- 6: On the Borders of Heaven and Earth: The Tragic Politics of Michel Foucault (tragedy + comedy)

from Waiting for Godot in Sarajevo: Theological Reflections on Nihilism, Tragedy, and Apocalypse Book by David Toole; Westview Press, 1998


The Drama in the Text: Beckett's Late Fiction by Enoch Brater; Oxford University Press, 1994

Beckett out of His Mind: The Theatre of the Absurd Journal article by William S. Haney II; Studies in the Literary Imagination, Vol. 34, 2001

Technologies of the Self: A Seminar with Michel Foucault by Michel Foucault, Huck Gutman, Patrick H. Hutton, Luther H. Martin; University of Massachusetts Press, 1988

NO 4th WALL: Performing Brecht by Margaret Eddershaw; Routledge, 1996

+ Commedia Dell'arte: An Actor's Handbook by John Rudlin; Routledge, 1994

+ Ritual (Shaman), arch-types: Ancient and Medieval Theatre: A Historiographical Handbook by Ronald W. Vince; Greenwood Press, 1984 [ Appendix -- A REVIEW OF MEDIEVAL DRAMATIC TEXTS LATIN PLAYS IN THE CLASSICAL TRADITION ]
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Director Must Read. A lot!
Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot by Harold Bloom; Chelsea House, 1987 A Reader's Guide to Samuel Beckett by Hugh Kenner; Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973
The Death of God and the Meaning of Life by Julian Young; Routledge, 2003

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