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RQ-50332-08

Emory University (Atlanta, GA 30322-1018)
Lois Overbeck (Project Director: 11/02/2007 to present)

Letters of Samuel Beckett

Preparation and final editing of Volumes II and III of a four-volume edition of selected letters of Samuel Beckett. (36 months)

This is the first comprehensive collection and contextual presentation of the letters of Irish-born writer and world-playwright Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) whose work is held in the highest esteem by a large, diverse, and international audience. Pivotal for scholarship in the humanities, The Letters of Samuel Beckett will enrich all readers with fresh perspective on twentieth-century culture. This NEH proposal seeks support for the editing of Volume II and Volume III of the four volume edition being published by Cambridge University Press.

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Project fields:
Comparative Literature

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$160,000 (approved)
$153,758 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2008 – 10/31/2012