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Disjecta: This week's links

Your guide to this week's best cultural links
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Literature:

Samuel Beckett: Debts and Legacies: Call for Papers, University of Oxford
Samuel Beckett: Suhrkamp announces plans to publish Beckett's German Diaries (to be edited by Mark Nixon)
William S. Burroughs: A selection of Burroughs recordings, available online at UBUweb
William S. Burroughs: 97 things you didn't know about William S. Burroughs
Essential Jewish Literature: Jason Diamond picks his top 50 works of the last 100 years
Famous Writers' Doodles: Includes Sylvia Plath, Samuel Beckett, David Foster Wallace, Vladimir Nabokov, Franz Kafka, Allen Ginsberg, Henry Miller, Charles Bukowski, Jorge Luis Borges and more
Will Self: Toby Lichtig reviews Self's new work, Walking to Hollywood
William Shakespeare: Stephen Greenblatt on Shakespeare's revisions in the Wall Street Journal

Philosophy & Critical Theory:

Friedrich Nietzsche: Geoff Dyer on his love of the nineteenth century philosopher
Roland Barthes: Mairéad Hanrahan praises Katie Briggs' 'wonderful translation' of The Preparation of the Novel

Film:

Alfred Hitchcock: Slavoj Žižek on Hitchcock’s Angles
Alfred Hitchcock: Image of Alfred Hitchcock's death mask
Coen brothers: Will Self on the Coen brothers
Coen brothers: Why Will Self is wrong about the Coen brothers

Art, Design & Photography

Francis Bacon: Bacon triptych, 'Three Sketches for a Portrait of Lucian Freud', sells for 23 million at auction

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