Russell Smith is Lecturer in Literary Studies at The Australian National University, Canberra. He has published widely on Samuel Beckett, with essays in the Journal of Beckett Studies and Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd’hui, as well as Samuel Beckett’s Endgame (2007), The International Reception of Samuel Beckett (2009), Beckett and Nothing (2010) and Beckett in Context (2012). He edited the collection Beckett and Ethics (Continuum 2009). He also writes on Australian literature and visual art, and is co-editor of Australian Humanities Review (www.australianhumanitiesreview.org). He is currently completing a book on the treatment of emotion in Beckett’s post-war writing, provisionally titled ‘All I am is feeling’: Beckett’s Sensibility.