Weekly Round-Up (31 Dec 2016)

Curating some of the best recent links across literature, philosophy, and the arts
Carrie Fisher portrays Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars franchise
Carrie Fisher portrays Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars franchise

discover-badge-circle-rhystranter-comIn the final weekly-round up of the year, a selection of the articles, reviews, interviews and miscellany that have caught my eye this holiday season. Including: reflections on the legacy of actress and screenwriter Carrie Fisher; an interview with Bethany Rose Lamont, whose print journal Doll Hospital uses art and literature to explore mental health issues; 2016’s most essential jazz reissue; and much more.

Literature, Poetry, Theatre

Art, Design, Photography

Philosophy & Theory

Music

Film & TV

  • On Carrie Fisher, Hollywood, and reclaiming women’s voices
  • Carrie Fisher’s legacy may rest as much on her literary voice as on any character she played
  • Martin Scorsese’s Silence has turned theology into art—which is a radical act
  • Stanley Kubrick sitting in a chair playing with a cat on the set of A Clockwork Orange
  • The morality of banking in It’s a Wonderful Life

News, History, Politics

Call for Papers

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