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By P.J. Murphy,Nick Pawliuk

What do Bono, Seinfeld and Apple have in universal? not anything. besides the fact that, it’s the nothing of Samuel Beckett, that is something. daring and provocative, Beckett’s works or even his photo are a effective strength in sleek society. footwear, advertising, child names—all fall lower than his spell.
This number of new essays (one exception) reveals him integrated into nearly all features 
of well known culture—television, renowned fiction, videos, tattoos, even sports—in a way that turns out to defy classifying. Is it image-making or image-taking? Why is our tradition so keen about an imprecise Irish author most folks haven't learn? every one essay presents a special appraisal of Beckett’s branding.

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