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date: 23 August 2019

Beckett, Samuel (1906–89) Author, 

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature
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Dinah BirchDinah Birch

born at Foxrock, Dublin, the second son of a quantity surveyor, and greatly affected in childhood by the evangelical Protestantism of his mother. He was educated at Portora Royal School, Enniskillen, and at Trinity College, Dublin, where he read English, French, and Italian. He taught briefly in Belfast before going to Paris as ... ...

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