“Ackerley and Gontarski have amassed an amazing amount of information about Samuel Beckett and his works, which constitutes The Grove Companion. The volume will prove useful to everyonefrom the neophyte student who seeks other work by Beckett to the seasoned Beckett scholar who is not necessarily an expert on the writer’s astrology or zoology. In short, from A to Z, all readers of Beckett will be enriched.” Ruby Cohn, professor emerita of comparative drama, University of California, Davis
The Grove Companion to Samuel Beckett
A Reader's Guide to His Work, Life, and Thought
978-0-8021-4049-4 • $25.00 • Paperback • Mar. 2004
From A to Z, an indispensable guide to the works, life, and thought of one of the most important writers of our time
The Grove Companion to Samuel Beckett is the most comprehensive reference to the concepts, characters, and biographical details mentioned by, or related to, the Nobel Prizewinning author Samuel Beckett. Painstakingly and lovingly compiled by acclaimed Beckett scholars C. J. Ackerley and S. E. Gontarski, it is alphabetical, cross-referenced, and laid out in a user-friendly format. The Grove Companion to Samuel Beckett provides a wealth of information for students and scholars alike, and is a must for any serious reader of Beckett.