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Disjecta: This week's links

Your guide to this week's best cultural links
Thomas Bernhard

Literature:

British Library Online Manuscript Gallery
Is Modernism Boring? Why James Joyce and Virginia Woolf shouldn't be gathering dust on your shelf
Thomas Bernhard: On Perfection and Failure
Thomas Bernhard: Memorable quotations from novels and interviews
Thomas Bernhard: From Wittgenstein's Nephew
Gabriel Josipovici on Thomas Bernhard
James Joyce: Death and Wake
Roberto Bolaño on Literature and Exile
Franz Kafka: An animated adaptation of 'A Country Doctor'
Franz Kafka: John Banville on Kafka, Felice Bauer and Elias Canetti
Franz Kafka: A new illustrated edition of The Trial from the Folio Society, with an introduction by John Banville
New York Writers: City Journal on NYC's rich literary heritage
New Look Spike Magazine
Celebrity Bookshelves: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Oprah Winfrey, Greta Garbo, Kelsey Grammer and more
William S. Burroughs: 1983 BBC Documentary presented by Alan Yentob, and featuring interviews with major Beat Generation figures
William Shakespeare: Alistair Fowler reviews Don Paterson's Reading Shakespeare's Sonnets: A New Commentary
Joyce Carol Oates on Charles Baxter
Dante Alighieri: How Galileo was influenced by Dante's Divine Comedy
Joseph Conrad: On science fiction novel, The Inheritors

Philosophy & Critical Theory:

J. G. Ballard: Ballardian's very on Simon Sellars to release Applied Ballardianism: the philosophy of J. G. Ballard in 2012
Harper Collins Philosophy Catalogue: New and forthcoming 2011
Time and Space in Contemporary Women's Writing: September 2011
Philosophy of Time Society Forum: Call for Papers
Philosophy Bites: Review of David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton's recent book
Emmanuel Levinas: Joshua Shaw reviews Michaël de Saint Cheron's Conversations with Emmanuel Levinas, 1983-1994
Michel Foucault: Foucault Studies 10: Foucault and Agamben
Sigmund Freud: Review of Alfred I. Tauber's new book, The Reluctant Philosopher
Slavoj Žižek: Good Manners in the Age of WikiLeaks

Film:

Orson Welles: Welles directs and stars in The Stranger (1946), now freely available to watch online

Art & Design

Sigmund Freud: The Freud Museum celebrates the New Yorker's psychoanalytic comic strip, On the Couch
Top 10 Typefaces Used by Book Design Winners
Samuel Beckett: Among Ronald Searle's Eye-View series for Punch (1961-2)

Theatre

William Shakespeare: Roundtable Discussion: 'The Imagination of Hamlet': Robert Brustein, Christian Camargo, Paul Fry (moderator), Laura Levine, Eugene Mahon, Susanne Wofford

Music

Joyce Carol Oates on Bob Dylan: Oates explained why she dedicated 'Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?' to the American songwriter
Björk Covers Joy Division
Library of Congress Receives Record Donation: Including Fats Waller, Bing Cosby and Louis Armstrong

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