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Beckett on Ulysses 1929

From the essay 'Dante...Bruno. Vico...Joyce'

Henry James on the mimesis of the novel and its link with painting 1906
Henry James on the mimesis of the novel and its link with painting 1906

From his essay 'The Art of Fiction'

Hardy on the links between art and science 1891
Hardy on the links between art and science 1891

His essay on 'The Science and Fiction' composed towards the end of Hardy's major creative period as a novelist.

Yeats on poetic rhythm 1900

Taken from his 1900 essay 'The Symbolism of Poetry'

Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents. Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh University Press, 1998.
Yeats on poetic rhythm 1900

rhythmic monotony as evoking a trance-like state

T. S. Eliot on influence of childhood 1953
T. S. Eliot. T. S. Eliot: Selected Prose. London: 1953.
T. S. Eliot on influence of childhood 1953
Beckett on failure 1956
Waiting for Godot

Play by Samuel Beckett, translated by the author from the French En Attendant Godot, which premiered in 1953

Beckett on failure 1956
Beckett re: writing process of Endgame 1955

Verb 'implode' is crucial, as is the mention of 'mud' - both very relevant to the play itself.

Endgame

One-act play by Samuel Beckett, first performed in English in 1957

Beckett re: writing process of Endgame 1955
Letter from Beckett to Sighle Kennedy mentioning Joyce and Proust's influence, or lack thereof June 14, 067
Murphy

by Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett. Disjecta: Miscellaneous Writings and a Dramatic Fragment. London: Grove Press, 1984.