Student library info The Student library info pertains to the period when Beckett was a student at Trinity College Dublin (1923-1927) and a lecturer at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris and TCD (1928-1931). It explains when he is thought to have acquired and read the book in question, based on his inscription, as well as various external sources including the official TCD college calendars, his 'Dream' Notebook, and his letters.Read: Summer 1931.
Beckett took a few notes in his "Dream" Notebook that have been identified by Dirk Van Hulle and Mark Nixon as J. B. Bouvier's Dissertatio.
Sources: Dirk Van Hulle and Mark Nixon, Samuel Beckett's Library, p. 170. Beckett's "Dream" Notebook, ed. by John Pilling, p. 60.
Bouvier, J.B.: Dissertatio in Sextum Decalogi Praeceptum, et Supplementum ad Tractatum de Matrimonio
Paris: Facultatis Theologiae Bibliopolas, 1852

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