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This is the last of three volumes of collected shorter prose to be published in the Faber edition of the works of Samuel Beckett which already includes a volume of early stories The ExpelledThe CalmativeThe EndFirst Love and of late stories CompanyIll Seen Ill SaidWorstward HoStirrings Still The present volume contains all of the short fictions some of them no longer than a page w I tried I really did but I just didn't 'get' it I shall be sticking to his drama in future

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Texts for Nothing and Other Shorter Prose 1950 1976Ry is one of the recurrent modes of Becketts imagination and occasions some of his greatest works he would like it to be my fault that words fail him of course words fail him He tells his story every five minuts saying it is not his there's cleverness for you He would like it to be my fault that he has no story of course he has no story that's no reason for trying to foist one on An odd collection The kind of stuff most writers would never publish Notes and scraps a collection of failed ideas and false starts the makings of possible stories which never got off the ground Most of them a few pages in length some upwards of 20 pages only 3 or 4 with enough ideas to give the reader a proper sense of where Beckett may have taken them if he'd been able to move them forward It felt largely like reading various microcosmic failed expressions of what worked for Beckett when he wrote The Unnamable Rhythmic prose texts with thoughts and repetitions which lost momentum A few of the texts were interesting and one in particular Texts for Nothing IV which contributes a lot to the myth making of his novels but overall an exercise for Beckett completists like myself Parsing the intention of most of these texts is virtually impossible

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read epub à Texts for Nothing and Other Shorter Prose 1950 1976 ë Paperback Á gymapparel ¾ ➼ [Reading] ➾ Texts for Nothing and Other Shorter Prose 1950 1976 By Samuel Beckett ➱ – Gym-apparel.co.uk This is the last of three volumes of collected sRitten and published by Beckett between 1950 and the early 1970s Most were written in French and they mostly belong within three loose seuences Texts for Nothing Fizzles and Residua The edition also includes two remarkable independent narratives From an Abandoned Work and As The Story Was Told All of these texts whose unsleeping subject is themselves demonstrate that the short sto A range of texts from short prose pieces short stories and abandoned fragments of a would be novel Not must have but Interesting and challenging stuff Highlights From An Abandoned Work Enough The Lost Ones and Fizzles