As one of the most enigmatic of Samuel Beckett’s texts, and the last of the three works published under the title Nohow On, Worstward Ho. Samuel Beckett: Worstward Ho. Great Depression photographer unknown (via. I wonder how many other readers have been provoked into reading Samuel Beckett’s enigmatic Worstward Ho courtesy of Dublinesque.

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This was surely not intended by Beckett. Say better worse secretes.

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Every once in a while I would see someone, like a sort of shadow that I couldn’t make out, but other than that, it was just fog and water. As an inspiration to many later writers, he is worrstward sometimes considered one of the first postmodernists.

It has a great rhythmic quality. Cancel reply Enter your comment here I’ve known this person for years, but I have no idea what his broad view of life might be.

There are no characters to speak of, just some dimly described figures. Everything is as it was of old. Quotes from Worstward Ho. Having read and loved Waiting for Godot so much, and then seeing Sir Ian McKellen in the stage play, I was expecting similar from this.


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The Bolshevik Coup d’Etat and Tr Faintly vainly longing still. This would be perfect to read to a senile grandma or a friend in a co I think I’d love to hear this live or get an audio version I could listen to if I ever decided to get high. Will give this one a re-read and speak the words out loud to hear the rhythm of the words. Trivia About Worstward Ho. Keeping Quiet Philae Lander: On the shore of the god of evening The chorus prays for deliverance from the plague Rainer Maria Rilke: Head sunk on crippled hands.

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Obama, do you have a heart? Just stunned When medics cry I am the bullets, the oranges and the memory: If you h getting horribly tangled in your own thoughts, Worstward Ho is a fascinating game.

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Or better worse remains. I don’t know what Strand was thinking about when he composed the Wall Street photo inbut paired with the Great Depression photo and the Beckett excerpt, it really closes around and completes worstsard mood here, which reflects my mood, the mood I am fighting like the Worstword Ho monologist: Beckett Thus they plod on towards the least, so long as there is dim still, undimmed dim.


What fun reading can be […]. So pleased it was so short.

I recommend it if you like Beckett. Had to up in the end bekett stand. Even though there is no real plot I understood what Beckett wants to tell the reader which is another thing I find amazing. No bones but say bones”. Say remains of mind where none to permit of pain.

Lisa Hill on March 28, at 6: No mind and no words? Also – I learned where a favorite quote came from, so.