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Waiting for Godot

Manuscripts | Publications | Productions | Reviews

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First English paperback edition of Waiting for Godot. A Tragicomedy in Two Acts (London: Faber and Faber [1959]), with original printed wrappers that vary from those called for by Federman and Fletcher.

 

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Second English edition of Waiting for Godot. A Tragicomedy in Two Acts (London: Faber and Faber [1965]).

An announcement on the inside flap of the dust jacket reads: “The author has made a number of important revisions to the text of Waiting for Godot since it was first published and this new edition, complete and unexpurgated, has been authorized by Mr. Beckett as definitive.”

 

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En attendant Godot. Pièce en deux actes (London, Toronto, Wellington, and Sidney: George G. Harrap & Co. [1966]). Edited by Colin Duckworth with a foreword by Harold Hobson.

This educational edition of Godot contains critical essays, a bibliography, and notes by Colin Duckworth, and is illustrated with photographs from various productions of the play.

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An educational edition of Waiting for Godot. A Tragicomedy in Two Acts (London: Faber and Faber [1971]), with afterword and notes by John Fletcher. Inscribed by Beckett to John and Evelyn Kobler.

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An educational edition of En attendant Godot (Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Moritz Diesterweg [1971]), with an introduction and notes by Joachim Thiel. Original wrappers are illustrated with a scene from one of the German productions of Godot. Inscribed by Beckett to John and Evelyn Kobler.

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