An exploration into the terminus of literary modernism. Continue reading THE COMBINATIONS WEEK DAY 3: THE COMBINATIONS REVIEW, PART III
Along with “Ulysses” and Beckett’s “Three Novels,” “H” can take its place in the permanent avant-garde. Continue reading Translation Tuesdays: H, by Philippe Sollers
For Jennifer Birkett, Emeritus Professor of French Studies at the University of Birmingham, Samuel Beckett thought “life was a matter of doing time, while writing was a way of undoing it.” Continue reading Undoing Time: The Life and Work of Samuel Beckett, by Jennifer Birkett @ NYJB
My new book, “On Being Human,” has been published (in both ebook and handmade hardcover versions) by the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography. You should go out and buy a copy right now! Continue reading CCLaP: “On Being Human,” by Karl Wolff, on sale now!
An excerpt from Sam Beckett’s tragicomedy, Waiting for Godot. Continue reading Commonplace Book: Waiting for Godot, by Samuel Beckett
This week in the CCLaP series “On Being Human,” Karl Wolff analyses Samuel Beckett’s groundbreaking “Trilogy,” where the famed avant-garde writer sought the essence of what it is to be human by stripping away the setting, plot, and characters of three small novels in a row. Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: On Being Human: The Trilogy, by Samuel Beckett
New York Review Books publishes a forgotten classic of genre mashups and social satire. Continue reading The Letter Killers Club, by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovksy