Endgame/Fin de partie

//Endgame/Fin de partie

Endgame/Fin de partie

The new year approaches and I come upon this perfect bit of dialogue from Samuel Beckett’s Endgame:

Clor: Do you believe in the life to come?
Hamm: Mine was always that.

I wonder about mine.
And yours?

By | 2015-10-02T14:47:00+01:00 décembre 28th, 2008|Textes|3 Comments

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Enseignante Zen et poète, Sensei Amy “Tu es cela” Hollowell est née et a grandi à Minneapolis, aux Etats-Unis. Arrivée en France en 1981 pour étudier la littérature et l’histoire, elle y est restée, s’installant à Paris, où elle élève ses deux enfants et gagne sa vie en tant que journaliste. The Zen teacher and poet Amy “Tu es cela” Hollowell Sensei was born and raised in Minneapolis, but came to France in 1981 to study literature and history and has lived in Paris ever since, raising her two children and making a living as a journalist.

3 Comments

  1. little lake 29 décembre 2008 at 19 h 44 min - Reply

    Thank you for learning me about Nisargadatta. And so much more…

  2. tuescela 29 décembre 2008 at 15 h 51 min - Reply

    Have heard much about the trilogy and am finally intending to read it. so don’t tell me the end (although i have a fair idea)! Thanks for reminding me of it.

  3. little lake 29 décembre 2008 at 1 h 57 min - Reply

    Spoken of living on a square centimeter : Beckett was the ultimate example. Staying in bed for how long???

    We read him first at 18 at school. Since then he has a special place in my heart. Not that i did understand everything with my mind – "but I felt that is was all in there." i use to say . And you don’t need to know the whole of the Greek tragedies or anything to understand him. The words are easy. Like Vermeer or Morandi it is so simple – just life…

    You know the trilogy Molloy – Malone dies – Nameless? You know the end of Nameless????

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