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Find Background Information on Waiting for Godot and Beckett

These sources will help you find background information on Samuel Beckett and his play, "Waiting for Godot."  Sometimes the historical context and facts of an author's life may shed light on his/her literary works. 

These sources may also help you determine which aspects of the author and his work that critics find important.  This can help you narrow your research question to a manageable size and also suggest some search terms you might use once you begin your research.

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Image Credit: "Beckett, Samuel Barclay." Encyclopedia of Nobel Laureates 1901-2017, edited by P.T. Rajasekharan, and Arun Tiwari, Panther Publishers, 2nd edition, 2018. Credo Reference, https://leonardo.lee.edu/login?url=https://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/panthpenla/beckett_samuel_barclay/0?institutionId=3424. Accessed 14 Apr. 2020.