Using French to Find English

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Sixty years ago, Samuel Beckett published Waiting for Godot, a self-translated English version of his original French play, En Attendant Godot. Elizabeth Winkler writes for The Millions about how Beckett’s bilingual writing practices influenced his work and vexed scholars.


P.E. Garcia is an Editor-at-Large for the Rumpus and a contributor to HTMLGiant. They currently live in Philadelphia, where they were recently accidentally elected to be Judge of Elections. Find them on Twitter: @AvantGarcia. More from this author →