from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Beckett, Samuel 1906-1989. Irish-born writer whose novels include Murphy (1938) and Malone Dies (1951). Beckett is known to a wider audience for his absurdist plays, such as Waiting for Godot (1952) and Krapp's Last Tape (1959). He won the 1969 Nobel Prize for literature.
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- proper n. A surname.
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- n. a playwright and novelist (born in Ireland) who lived in France; wrote plays for the theater of the absurd (1906-1989)
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The impression of painstaking thoroughness is aided by George Craig's pitch-perfect translations from Beckett's French, which are frequently an uncanny match for Beckett's brand of English: when Craig chooses to translate voilà as "that is how it is", he incorporates an allusion to the title Beckett would later choose for the English version of Comment c'est.
Brooklyn-based artistic duo, which they describe as Beckett-like.
Pitching coach John Farrell believes the problem is a flaw in Beckett's delivery, particularly out of the stretch.
The lead actor, Joshua C. Ramsey as Sam Beckett, is a lot of fun to watch.
Soon enough, Beckett is after her fist lead, a career criminal named Random who was seen having fight with Carver.
"We can win a lot of 2-1 and 1-0 games, but we don't want to sit back and say, 'Josh Beckett is pitching, we don't need to score.'"
It does confirm my suspicion that what Firefly badly needed was a Wookiee, however, because I find I enjoy the show most during those moments when Beckett is handing Castle his head.
Beckett is another, so many strings in that machine.
Genesis has received two literary prizes in Becketts native New Zealand.
Beckett is 1-1 with a 7.46 ERA in seven starts and has allowed at least seven earned runs in three of his last four outings.