Digital Manuscript ProjectKrapp's Last Tape / La Dernière Bande
Red rusty baggy Rusty black narrow trousers, [⁁] too short for him. Black xxx
Rusty black sleeveless waistcoat, 4 pockets.
Heavy silver watch & chain. Grimy white
shirt open at neck. No collar.
 Surprising pair of
yellow boots white cricket boots,
size ten, very narrow & pointed.
 Pallid face. Purple nose.
 Very near-sighted and hard of
hearing. No glasses.
 Croaking voice,
characterist characteristic accent.
 On the table a tape-recorder and
a number of cardboard boxes
containing recorded tapes.
 Table and immediately adjacent area
in strong light. Rest of stage in
 A (reading from ledger, his nose down on it).
Box three Box ... thrrree ... spool ... five.
 (He turns
his head front without rai
and stares front. With relish.) Spool!
 (Pause.) Spooool! (He turns back to
table, starts peering & poking
at the boxes.)
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Editors: Dirk Van Hulle and Vincent Neyt