"Music is the cup that holds the wine of silence. Sound is that cup, but empty. Noise is that cup, but broken.”

Robert Fripp


01/11/2012

Watt

     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.    


   The first page of the third notebook of Watt shows the date “5.5.42


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.

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