Disjecta: This week's links

Your guide to this week's best cultural links
Woody Allen


Samuel Beckett: Volume 2 of The Letters of Samuel Beckett, covering the years 1941-1956, to be released August 2011
Samuel Beckett: Grove Atlantic release The Selected Works of Samuel Beckett
Samuel Beckett: This weeks Ends and Odds from the Debts and Legacies website
Samuel Beckett: BookGeeks reviews the new Faber edition of Company, and other short prose works.
Samuel Beckett: Beckett included in a recent Irish Times article about resistance heroes of the Second World War
Margaret Atwood: The Handmaid's Tale celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year
Joyce Carol Oates: HarperCollins release Sourland, a new collection of short stories
J. M. Coetzee: Patrick McGrath reviews The Master of Petersburg
Michel Houellebecq: 2010 Interview in The Paris Review
25 words of fewer: 'Hint fiction'
Ian McEwan: Could British novelist's son hold cure for the common cold?
J. G. Ballard: Norton releases The Complete Short Stories in Paperback
Paul Auster: Biblioklept compiles six online interviews with the American author
Paul Auster: Interview with Paul Auster about his new novel, Sunset Park
Paul Auster's favourite books
Paul Auster: Borders interviews Auster about Sunset Park
Paul Auster on Book Reviews: Interview in the Wall Street Journal
Don DeLillo: A review of what is perhaps DeLillo's signature novel, White Noise
English Literature: A very short introduction: Jonathan Bate's guide reviewed in The Independent
AHRC: Funding opportunity for 'a new generation of thinkers'
wwword: A new website for lovers of language and literature

Philosophy & Critical Theory:

Assuming Gender: Annual Lecture at Cardiff University, 1 December, free to attend
Simon Critchley: Interview with Frieze
Shakespeare and Derrida: Call for Papers
Roland Barthes on Alain Robbe-Grillet


Samuel Beckett: New production of Happy Days produced by the Corn Exchange in Dublin
Samuel Beckett: Mary Bryden unravels the cultural and historical significance of Beckett's Godot
Samuel Beckett: Queen Elizabeth is reportedly a fan of Waiting for Godot
Samuel Beckett: Michael Lawrence writes and stars in Krapp, 39, a personal adaptation of Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape
William Shakespeare: Fabler Shakespeare Readers in Cardiff


Bob Dylan After the Fall: NYRB reviews writings on Dylan by Sean Wilentz and Greil Marcus
Franz Kafka: Review of György Kurtág's Fragments


Woody Allen: Illustrated online biography of the early Woody Allen, 1952-1971

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