Samuel Beckett Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet. "for his writing, which - in new forms for the novel and drama - in the destitution of modern man acquires its elevation"
Steve Schapiro, Samuel Beckett while making “Film”, New York
Samuel Beckett, Paris, 1964 photography by Gisèle Freund
James Joyce with Nora Barnacle - photo credit: National Library of Ireland June 1904 : James Joyce had his first date with Nora Barnacle; ultimately, it became the date on which everything takes place in his masterpiece, Ulysses.