Your guide to this week's best cultural links
|Harrison Ford in Blade Runner (1982)|
Literature:Thomas Bernhard: How does Bernhard invert the European novel of ideas?
Thomas Bernhard's gravesite
Lee Rourke: Interview with the author of The Canal, including references to Beckett and Derrida
Graham Greene: Gabriel Josipovici on Greene's family history
Gabriel Josipovici: New novel, Only Joking, now available from publishers
Product Placement in 19th Century Novels
Philosophy & Critical Theory:Maurice Blanchot and Samuel Beckett: Mark Kerstetter on Blanchot, Beckett and the Work
Roland Barthes: Online podcast exploring the influence of his mother's death on his writing
Hélène Cixous: The Quarterly Conversation profiles the contemporary French thinker
Film & Television:Blade Runner: Douglas Trumbull on the landscape of Los Angeles, 2019
Blade Runner: Distinctive fan tribute by François Vautier
David Lynch: Guest editor of Wallpaper*
Werner Herzog and David Lynch: Photographs from the production of My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done.
Fiona Shaw: Interview with BBC's Five Minutes With..., includes Shaw's technique for memorizing T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land
Art, Design & Photography:Damien Hirst: plagiarist?
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