cover of Notebook 5
The original manuscript of Samuel Beckett’s Watt, was written in ink and colored crayons between 1940 and 1945. The six notebooks features many changes, deletions, mathematical calculations, rhyming indications and drawings.
Written in Roussillon, south of France, this second Beckett's novel was published in 1953, with a french translation followed in 1968.
A page from the typescript
& a lecture of an excerpt by Jack Emery.