Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Open Access Publications on Weil

OpenAIRE  is an European initiative to increase discovery of open access  research.  Retrieves many interesting works on Weil including masters and doctoral theses.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Pamela Anderson is quoting Simone Weil

The  Forward blog Schmooze: Jewish  Pop Culture Fix  highlights  Anderson's quotes of Weil posted to Instagram

Apeiron October 2016 special issue on Weil

October 2016 issue of Apeiron is devoted to Weil:


Entitled:  Simone Weil: Pensar con un acento Nuevo: Lecturas y textos,   it is edited by Emilia Bea and  Alejandro del Rio Herrmann. and contains 11 articles on Weil and 5 texts by her.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Update to Simone Weil Bibliography

Over 350 works just added to online bibliography.http://www.ucalgary.ca/simoneweil/biblio  Total of titles listed online now stands at 3,386.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Oscar Wilde

Joseph Otón Catalán's  2001  work  Vigías del abismo: Experiencia mística y pensamiento contemporáneo (Maliano, Cantabria: Sal Terrae)  includes a section comparing Weil to Oscar Wilde.  See pages 40 -43.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Chapter on Weil in a 2017 work on Diane Arbus, Hannah Arendt, Diane Didion and Mary McCarthy, Susan Sontag and Simone Weil

See a Chapter 1:

Nelson, Deborah. "Simone Weil: Thinking Tragically in the Age of Trauma." Tough Enough: Arbus Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 15-44.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Search and browse functions now available on the Simone Weil Bibliography

I am pleased to announce that you can once again either keyword search through the Simone Weil Bibliography and/or limit your search to a particular keyword, author, document type or year by using the "Show only items where".  Selecting "Search" under Biblio will bring up the keyword and browse/limit options.

Instructions I have posted on the website:

It is best to select Search  which will open up a search box.  You can then also select "Show Only Items Where" to see a browse list of authors, material type, years and keywords from which you can select term(s) to limit your search.  The list of results can be sorted by sorted by author, keyword, format or year (note that only English language works and a select number of works in other languages currently have been assigned subject keywords).  Please contact me if you need a more thorough search of the database.
When viewing the brief record  you need to click on the title of the work to see any URLs to free full-text, annotations and list of keywords.