30.6.11

Working with Beckett's Manuscripts

Mark Byron on the Watt notebooks in Texas

The Harry Ransom Center's Cultural Compass has posted a video of Beckett scholar Mark Byron talking about the Watt manuscripts:
Mark Byron came to the Ransom Center last year as a fellow from the University of Sydney to work on his project, “The Holograph Manuscript of Samuel Beckett’s Novel Watt: A Digital Representation and Transcription.” Byron spent his time at the Ransom Center going through the seven notebooks of Beckett’s manuscript of Watt, which he calls “a visually arresting manuscript full of Beckett’s drawing and doodles.” [Read More]
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