Tuesday, July 17, 2012

News at Eleven: While some authors' posthumous work threatens

to swamp their published oeuvre (Philip Larkin springs to mind), [Samuel] Beckett has yet to reach any such tipping point, and with the publication of his Collected Poems we at last have a reliable text of all the poetry Beckett published in his lifetime and the fullest picture to date of his uncollected and unpublished poems: it marks a key moment in Beckett studies, joining the revised editions of his prose that have appeared in recent years and with the bonus of a full scholarly apparatus.

from The Irish Times: Beckett The Poet


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