Waiting for Godot - English A Tragicomedy in Two Acts
- ISBN 13:
- ISBN 10:
- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 01/18/1994
- Publisher: Grove Press
- Newer Edition
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The story line revolves around two seemingly homeless men waiting for someoneor somethingnamed Godot. Vladimir and Estragon wait near a tree on a barren stretch of road, inhabiting a drama spun from their own consciousness. The result is a comical wordplay of poetry, dreamscapes, and nonsense, which has been interpreted as a somber summation of mankind’s inexhaustible search for meaning. Beckett’s language pioneered an expressionistic minimalism that captured the existentialism of post-World War II Europe. His play remains one of the most magical and beautiful allegories of our time.