Alan Schneider - Samuel Beckett Collection, 1955-1984.

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Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989. Alan Schneider - Samuel Beckett Collection, 1955-1984.

Alan Schneider - Samuel Beckett Collection, 1955-1984.

Composed mainly of correspondence between American stage director Alan Schneider and Beckett. There is additional correspondence between Schneider, Thornton Wilder, and others, as well as other notes and other correspondence of Beckett. The collection also includes manuscripts and other material relating to Beckett's FILM and a series of translations from WAITING FOR GODOT by Thornton Wilder.

1 linear ft. (2 boxes)

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