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Endgame by Samuel Beckett in Reader-Response Theory

Endgame by Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett is famous for writing plays in which nothing happens. People just sit around, and they say very littleā€¦ or they say a lot of nonsense. There are lots of big gaps, or "blanks," in Beckett's works.

Wolfgang Iser really liked Samuel Beckett because Beckett's work has so many blanks. Let's have a look at an excerpt from Beckett's Endgame below.

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