Disjecta: This week's links

There are plenty of links to Samuel Beckett news and multimedia this week, including a profile of his close friend and romantic partner Barbara Bray, and articles exploring Beckett's work and the problematic tagline 'theatre of the absurd'. There's also a retrospective post on European poet Paul Celan, published by Nomadics, a piece on German critic Walter Benjamin, and news that actor Dennis Hopper is to receive an art retrospective.


Samuel Beckett: The Telegraph profiles translator, critic and Beckett confidant Barbara Bray
Samuel Beckett: Michael Foley's Top Ten Absurd Classics
Samuel Beckett: This Space discusses Beckett's rejection of 'Absurdist' label
Samuel Beckett on holiday
Samuel Beckett: Barry Schwabsky reviews Faber's recent edition of the Collected Poems
J. G. Ballard: The Guardian's John Crace digests Ballard's Crash
Paul Celan: Nomadics profiles the distinguished Jewish poet
Marcel Proust: Collecting Proust in the new millennium
UK Literary Festivals: Event calendar

Philosophy & Critical Theory:

Walter Benjamin: In Extremis


Dennis Hopper: Hollywood actor and director to receive art retrospective


Samuel Beckett: Radio plays Cascando and Words and Music available online
Heiner Goebbels: I Went To The House But Did Not Enter at the Barbican in London
William Shakespeare: Prefaces to Shakespeare


Coffee Breakdown: A new comic strip.

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