Sifting clues to the mind of a literary genius: careful scrutiny of one of Beckett's student's old lecture notes offers an insight into the complex influences behind his work, writes Michael Worton


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Maria Worton
Concordia University
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A review of 'Beckett before Beckett: Samuel Beckett’s Lectures on French Literature' by Brigitte Le Juez, translated by Ros Schwartz, and 'Beckett/Beckett. The classic study of a modern genius' by Vivian Mercier
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