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: by January 1924 (book I), by May 1924 (book II).
Uncertain: the extant copy of the anthology is not dated, but it was possibly acquired for Beckett's first two examinations at Trinity.
Source: TCD College Calendar
Palgrave, Francis: The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs & Lyrical Poems in the English Language
London: Macmillan & Co., 1862
Francis Palgrave (ed.)
Notes: book plate on flyleaf 'Dannie Belas'
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