Definition of Beckett, Samuel in English:

Beckett, Samuel

Line breaks: Sam¦uel Beck|ett
Pronunciation: /ˈbɛkɪt
  • (1906–89), Irish dramatist, novelist, and poet; full name Samuel Barclay Beckett. He is best known for his plays, especially Waiting for Godot (1952), a seminal work in the Theatre of the Absurd. Nobel Prize for Literature (1969).



Pronunciation: /bɛˈkɛtɪən/

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