Series Preface Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Note on the Transcriptions List of Illustrations Introduction 1. Documents 1.1 Autograph Manuscripts 1.1.1 French 1.1.2 English 1.2 Typescripts 1.2.1 French 1.2.2 English 1.3 Pre-Book Publications 1.3.1 French 1.3.2 English 1.4 Editions 1.4.1 French 1.4.2 English (US) 1.4.3 English (Paris) 1.4.4 English (UK) 1.5 Genetic Map 2. Genesis of L'Innommable 2.1 Before L'Innommable 2.2 Writing L'Innommable 3. Genesis of The Unnamable 3.1 Translating L'Innommable 3.2 Translation as 'unwording' 3.3 Other patterns of revision Conclusion Bibliography
A complete manuscript history of Beckett's The Unnamable, detailing archive listings, alternative versions, drafts and publication history plus a detailed guide to the online manuscripts.
Dirk Van Hulle is Associate Professor of English Literature at the Centre for Manuscript Genetics, University of Antwerp, Belgium. He is President of the European Society for Textual Scholarship and his previous books include Textual Awareness (2004). Shane Weller is Professor of Comparative Literature and Co-Director of the Centre for Modern European Literature at the University of Kent, UK.