Thursday, June 21, 2018

Alice Rivaz

I have located two works by Valérie Cossy which discuss Weil's influence on Rivaz:

Cossy, Valérie. 2011. "Becoming an Old Woman: Feminism, Destiny and Freedom According to Alice Rivaz and Simone de Beauvoir."  Forum for Modern Language Studies 47 (2):222-233.

Cossy, Valérie. 2015. Alice Rivaz: Devenir romancière. Genève: Editions Suzanne Hurter.  See chapter 1 for section "Simone Weil" pp. 30-34

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Rougemont and Weil

Two theses have explored Denis de  Rougemont and Weil.   The first one in depth, the other one with a few references to Weil:

Nguyen, Minh Quang. "Une lecture de la modernité par le biais de l’amour et du politique chez Arendt, Weil et Rougemont." Diss, University of Ottawa, 2017. https://ruor.uottawa.ca/handle/10393/35708https://ruor.uottawa.ca/handle/10393/35708.

Dubreuil, Emmanuelle Hériard. " The Personalism of Denis de Rougemont: Spirituality and Politics in 1930s Europe."  Diss, St. John's College, 2005. https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/bitstream/handle/1810/262773/Dubreuil-2005-PhD.pdf?sequence=1https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/bitstream/handle/1810/262773/Dubreuil-2005-PhD.pdf?sequence=1.


Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Contents for Cahiers Simone Weil

The Association pour l'Etude de la Societé  de Simone Weil has posted the contents for each issue  of Cahiers Simone Weil back to 2013:

http://www.simoneweil-association.com/category/les-cahiers-simone-weil/

René Guénon

I have located a few works on Weil and Guénon:

Accart, Xavier. "René Guénon et les milieux littéraires et intellectuels français de son temps (histoire d'une réception)" . PhD, Diss, Ecole pratique des hautes etudes. Section des Sciences religieuses, 2005.

Bisson, David. René Guénon: Une politique de l'esprit. Pierre-Guillaume de Roux, 2013.  See section "Le combat métaphysique de Simone Weil" pp. 295 - 307.

Reynaud, Patricia. "Mystique moderne et engagement social. Lecture croisée de Simone Weil, René Guénon et Pierre Bourdieu." Cahiers Simone Weil, vol. 26, no. 4, 2003, pp. 399-415.

Sourisse, Michel. "Simone Weil et René Guénon." Cahiers Simone Weil, vol. 20, no. 4, 1997, pp. 265-297.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Laszlo Nemeth and Weil

2014 Hungarian thesis by Miklós Szentpály entitled Hajótörések: Francia minták:  Németh László regényírói életművében contains a number of references to Weil including  section 4.1.6  "Kegyelem, ellengravitáció, Irgalom: Simone Weil" pages 189 -196

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Franz Kafka and Weil

The 2017 publication  Interbellum Literature: Writing in a Season of Nihilism  by Cor Hermans has a chapter entitled:  "Simone Weil and Franz Kafka: A Forceful Parallel"  on  pages 400-438.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Weil as a Jewish intellectual

Makers of Jewish Modernity contains a chapter by Maud S. Mandel on Simone Weil:

Mandel, Maud S. "Simone Weil (1909-1943): A Jewish Thinker?" Makers of Jewish Modernity: Thinkers, Artists, Leaders and the World They Made. Eds. Picard, Jacques, et al. Princeton,NJ: Princeton University Press, 2016. 466-79

A search of the Simone Weil Bibliography for "Judaism" retrieves 59 works.