Publishing Samuel Beckett is a groundbreaking collection of essays offering a critical examination of the publishing history of Samuel Beckett’s work from his earliest short stories to his final plays of the 1980s. Edited by noted Beckett scholar Mark Nixon, the volume charts Beckett’s own attitude towards the literary marketplace and the business of publishing, and his relationship with specific publishing houses, literary journals, and individual publishers. By drawing on significant archival material from his publishers, the essays examine how publishing houses and journal editors responded to Beckett and his work and how they chose to produce and market it, as well as how they dealt with censorship.Publishing Samuel Beckett is a unique look at the creation, reception, and dissemination of the work of one of the most significant and influential writers of the twentieth century.