|Homepages of Beckett Organizations
Samuel Beckett Endpage Homepage for the Samuel Beckett Society, the Endpage is one of the largest Beckett resources on the Web, and contains biographical information, notes on his works, criticism, and a very useful bulletin board that features upcoming performances. Highly recommended!
The Beckett International Foundation The homepage for the BIF, located at Reading University.
The Samuel Beckett Centre At Trinity Collge. The SBC houses the School of Drama of Trinity College, as well as the Samuel Beckett Theatre and the Dublin University Players Theatre.
Samuel Beckett The Maison Samuel-Beckett was created in May 1997 for the purpose of gathering together the material, intellectual and human resources necessay for the creation and the management of a Maison Samuel-Beckett in Roussillon-en-Provence. Its principal goal has been, since its inception, to purchase the house where Beckett had lived and to open it to the public as a cultural center.
Beckett Research Circle of Japan Meeting twice a year, this group studies Becketts work. The are currently planning to hold an international Beckett symposium in 2006.
Beckett Web Sites
The Samuel Beckett On-Line Resources and Links Page This page boasts a massive constellation of Beckett links. Really, if there is anything at all related to Beckett on the Web, this page will have a link to it! Highly recommended.
Wham, bam! Thank you, Sam! Penelope Merritt’s cheerful page on Waiting
for Godot is pretty much the Godot resource on the Web. Contains explication, analysis, performance notes, and numerous other items of Godot interest!
Biographies & Smaller Link
Archive Their Feature on Samuel Beckett contains a small biography, a few small pieces by Beckett, and some Thoughts on Samuel Beckett.
e-Museum Beckett Page Contains details on the presentation ceremony and a few links.
Beckett Entry A page for the 1968 Laureate.
Beckett Descriptive Chronology A chronology of Beckett’s plays, his theatrical career, and dramatic theories.
Biography A nice Beckett bio is online here at the Moonstruck Drama Bookstore.
Subcultures Beckett Bio Contains an extensively hyperlinked timeline.
Unnamable Samuel Beckett Daniel Lindleys biography from
Bohemian Inks Beckett Profile A page of links with a brief biographical sketch.
Journals and Magazines
Journal of Beckett Studies Edited by Stanley E. Gontarsky and published by the Florida State University.
Beckett Projects, Art & Activities
Gare St Lazare Players The Gare St Lazare Players specialize in Beckett adaptations.
Beckett Directs Beckett This site details the DVD Beckett Directs Beckett,
featuring film versions of the 1985 San Quentin Players Godot
and Krapps Last Tape, both produced for television under the
guidance of Beckett.
Channel 4 Beckett Film Page Extensively details the Beckett Film project, including notes on each of the 19 films.
Roger Cummiskey Irish artist who is fascinated with Joyce, and has recently turned to Beckett as an inspiration.
Brocquy This prominent Irish artist is especially known for his kinetic sketches of heads, including James Joyce and Samuel Beckett.
Snyder A tangled intaglio of Godot.
New! Inner to Outer Shadow Artwork By Gustavo Alberto Garcia Vaca, inspired by the writings of Samuel Beckett.
New Media & Technology
...the whole things coming out of the dark Bayerische Rundfunk (Bavarian Broadcasting Association) has placed this multimedia Beckett project online. Part 3 of a larger project involving text, music, spoken words, and images, the site is interactive and invites the public to participate.
The Unknown The hypertext novel The Unknown frequently riffs on Beckett, and Godot in particular.
Radio Recordings Downloadable recordings of “Lessness,” Company, and Ill Seen Ill Said.
Film & Godot Foxrock Books also sells Becketts Film, with Buster Keaton,
and the 1976 version of Waiting for Godot.
Murphy Some links about Murphy, from the Funny Literature page.
Two Samples of Samuel Becketts Handwriting Letters to Professor Hiebel.
Parodies, Fiction & Humor
Unnamable Colin Greelaws rendition of the last few pages of The Unnamable, organized into punctuated
Beckett Interviews From the Hapless Dilettante. Becketts interviews with Franz Kafka, James Joyce, John Lennon, and so on....
Shem & Sam
Comic Three comic strips about Joyce and Beckett, by Stephen Walsh and Brian OToole.
In the Journalistic Trenches A humorous piece detailing Becketts (fictional) stint at the Foxrock
Gazette, by Jim Poyser.
Lost Samuel Beckett Play April 26, 2006. The Onion. Well, it’s either that, or Thomas Pynchon’s memoirs....
Magazine The Modern Humorist takes an alternate, Beckettian look at Condé Nasts new shopping magazine.
Krapp A play by, well, someone pretending to be Samuel Beckett.
Algunas obras de Beckett Contains the complete texts to selected poems, Waiting for Godot, Endgame, Krapps Last Tape, and others.
Samuel-Beckett.net Scroll down about two-thirds in for links to numerous Beckett texts and fragments.
Yahoo News Search Searched Yahoo for artcles and news related to Beckett.
International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures “IASIL was founded in 1969 to serve a growing international interest in Irish writing, with the chartered aims of promoting the teaching and study of Irish literature in third-level education throughout the world. . . .”
Island Ireland: Irish Literature The Irish Literature page from the new and quite lovely Island Ireland site.
Links A vast collection of links to Irish mythology, language, and literature.
Celtic Quill Touched off by a Joycean quote, this new Web-zine is dedicated to Irish literature, culture, and art. It is edited by author and Pulitzer Prize nominee Randy Lee Eickhoff.