No Author Better Served: The Correspondence of Samuel Beckett and Alan Schneider
by Harmon, Maurice
For Alan Schneider, directing Endgame, Samuel Beckett lays out the play's philosophy, then adds: "Don't mention any of this to your actors!"He claimed he couldn't talk about his work, but Beckett proves remarkably forthcoming in these pages, which document the thirty-year working relationship between the playwright and his principal producer in the United States. The correspondence between Beckett and Schneider offers an unparalleled picture of the art and craft of theater in the hands of two masters. It is also an endlessly enlightening look into the playwright's ideas and methods, his remarks a virtual crib sheet for his brilliant, eccentric plays. Light edge wear. Harvard, 2000. Very Good/Not Applicable. (Inventory #: 2196788)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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