Hugh Haughton: Eugene Jolas and Samuel Beckett
29 July 1999
Show More Man from Babel by Eugene Jolas.
Yale, 352 pp., £20, January 1999, 0 300 07536 7Show More
No Author Better Served: The Correspondence of Samuel Beckett and Alan Schneider edited by Maurice Harmon.
Harvard, 486 pp., £21.95, October 1998, 0 674 62522 6Show More
“... the German Expressionist Georg Trakl (in translations from French and German by Eugene Jolas). A decade later, the last issue was still churning out Work in Progress, now alongside work by Hans Arp, Beckett, Breton, Kafka (the first English translation of ‘Metamorphosis’, again by Jolas), Michel Leiris, Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, Herbert Read, Soupault and Jolas himself. Glancing through its faded ...”