New Beckett letters acquired

Five letters and three postcards from Samuel Beckett to the Israeli scriptwriter and journalist Mira Avrech have been acquired by Special Collections. The letters date from 1967 to 1974, and […]

To glove or not to glove

What happens when you put on gloves? Can you handle clasps, ties or other delicate items? Can you turn a page? Are you clumsier? Can you feel things through your […]

Manuscript of Beckett’s Murphy acquired

The University has acquired the working manuscript of Samuel Beckett’s first major work, Murphy, at the cost of ÂŁ962,500, at an auction at Sotheby’s in London today. The hand-written manuscript, […]