Links of the Week

Many of these links have been tweeted in the past, but here I can tag and categorise them for future reference. I hope you find some of them interesting too. Please feel free to discuss in comments or on Twitter.

Diane Ackerman on the natural world, the world of human endeavor and connections between the two: A Little Night Music.

Paul Valéry, The Position of Baudelaire (1924). La Situation de Baudelaire was translated by William Aspenwall Bradley and excerpted from the book Variety: Second Series, New York: HBJ, 1938.

The Dream of the Audience – Artist’s Books by Theresa Hak Kyung Cha.

Solid Quarter – Narcissism, Madness & Alters: Nicki Minaj and Unica Zürn (Part 1).

Virginia Woolf – Monk’s House photograph album.

Reach back, even prior to the modernism of Pound, to Yeats again and discover the poetry of Madeline Gleason.

Bringing Back Mina Loy.

Mapping the Lost Paris of Anaïs Nin.

Nightwood, A Hymn To The Dispossessed by Siri Hustvedt (on Djuna Barnes).

Walter Kaufmann’s brilliant lectures on Nietzsche, Kierkegaard and Sartre (1960).

The Object is Always Magic: Narrative as Collection – delightful essay by Gregory Howard.

Thea Lenarduzzi’s TLS review of the Stories and Essays of Mina Loy.

Anne Carson’s devastating, glorious The Glass Essay.

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