Disjecta: This week's links

Your guide to this week's best cultural links
Maurice Blanchot, Political Writings 1953-1993


Jane Austen: Fiction manuscripts now available online
Lee Rourke and Tom McCarthy: Discussion of Blanchot, Derrida, Beckett, and others
Literature & Philosophy Desktop Wallpapers
Library Counter made from recycled library books
David Foster Wallace: Manuscript archive at the Harry Ransom Center in Texas is now open for research
Has present-tense narration taken over fiction?
William S. Burroughs: Graphic novel, Ah Pook is Here, to be published for the first time
Gabriel Josipovici: Mark Thwaite on What Ever Happened to Modernism?
Cliché: Daniel Hartley on Marcel Proust and Jacques Derrida

Philosophy & Critical Theory:

Simon Critchley: Review of a new collection of interviews, How to Stop Living and Start Worrying
Jacques Derrida: French philosopher interviews jazz musician Ornette Coleman about
Maurice Blanchot: Gray Kochhar-Lindgren on Blanchot and the irreal
Maurice Blanchot: Political Writings 1953-1993
BBC on Philosophy Bites
Feminism: Assuming Gender on issues in Western feminist theory from the 1970s to the present
Roland Barthes' Mourning Diary

Film & Television:

Claude Chabrol 1930-2010: BFI obituary
Drew Struzan: Film poster artwork
Alfred Hitchcock: Walthamstow to get new Hitchcock statue
Werner Herzog: Herzog discusses his new 3D film, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, on Roger Ebert's Journal


Thomas Bernhard: Jonathan Taylor reviews the impact of the current production of Bernhard's Ritter, Dene, Voss
Samuel Beckett: Conor Lovett to perform Beckett's First Love in Australia
Franz Kafka: Composer Philip Glass discusses his operatic adaptation of Kafka's In the Penal Colony

Art, Design & Photography:

Dante Alighieri: Salvador DalĂ­'s illustrations for the Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri: Russian illustrations of La Vita Nuova


Stewart Lee: Phil Daoust reviews new book, How I Escaped My Certain Fate
Moleskine Notebooks: Do you love them or hate them?

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