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  • 7 Oct 2016

    The Letters of Samuel Beckett launch in Paris

    Last week we celebrated the launch of the fourth and final volume in the acclaimed series ‘The Letters of Samuel Beckett’. The project has taken around 20 years to complete, and a few staff members from the Press attended the celebrations in Paris along with the volume’s editors George Craig and Dan Gunn. There were […]

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  • 6 Oct 2016
    Martha Fehsenfeld

    Letters editor Martha Dow Fehsenfeld remembers Samuel Beckett

    Martha Dow Fehsenfeld, Founding Editor, of the Beckett Letters project was authorised by Samuel Beckett to edit his correspondence in 1985. Here she recalls her first meeting with Beckett and how his attitude to publishing his letters changed as he neared the end of his life. (Pictured clockwise l-r: Samuel Beckett, Lois Overbeck and Martha Fehsenfeld)

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  • 28 Sep 2016

    Channel your inner Beckett

    In the run up to the fourth and final volume in The Letters of Samuel Beckett series publishing, we've got 4 e-cards you can share featuring famous Beckett quotes

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  • 26 Sep 2016

    New book trailer for The Letters of Samuel Beckett

    In this book trailer editor George Craig reads some of Beckett's letters taken from the fourth and final volume in the series, 'The Letters of Samuel Beckett 1966 - 1989'.

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  • 10 Sep 2014

    The Letters of Samuel Beckett

    This October, the third volume of the celebrated Letters of Samuel Beckett will hit shelves, reigniting our passion here at fifteeneightyfour for one of the greatest modern writers. Written at the height of Beckett’s international fame, these letters capture the writer struggling for a balance between the demands of his new celebrity and the need for peace and silence […]

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  • 26 May 2009

    Beckett in Bookforum

    “Beckett’s letters reveal an author warm, playful, and unfailingly polite” The Letters of Samuel Beckett got a stellar review in the current issue of Bookforum. Read it here >>

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