Samuel Beckett

Books Wrap Ups

November Wrap Up

December 25, 2017

November was another course book heavy month...as I envision the next three years will be. However, I managed to sneak in a few books I read for pleasure. Not to say that I didn't enjoy some of my course books!  I wasn't a huge fan of this because of the huge chunks of stage direction laced throughout the play. However, watching an adaptation of this I truly loved.…

Books Plays Reviews

Endgame by Samuel Beckett

December 4, 2017

This is bizarrely funny. But you don't get that when you read it. Only when you see it performed. In our lecture on this play we were shown a clip with the actor who played Remus Lupin and its oddly hilarious. Beckett has always been associated with the theatre of the absurd. That being the act of making a mockery of our everyday constructs. Exposing the insanity inherent…