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Kafka’s ‘The Trial’ at The Young Vic: A sexed-up parable of modernity

Veröffentlicht von Judith Vonberg | | abgelegt unter: ,

As the actors took their bows, I applauded loudly, marvelling at the performance of Rory Kinnear as Josef K., a banker who is woken on his thirty-fifth birthday with the news of his arrest on ...

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Book talk – yesterday and today/ Büchergespräche, gestern und heute

Veröffentlicht von Lena Gorelik | | abgelegt unter: ,

I was sitting on the sofa chatting to two friends about books – those I’ve read and forgotten, and those I have to read and forget; about phrases that would stand the test of time, and stories that ...

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Wrong and right – right or wrong?/ Falsch und richtig – richtig oder falsch? (1)

Veröffentlicht von Anna Kim | | abgelegt unter: ,

On 5 July the following article appeared in all German-speaking newspapers:

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Digital Horizons II. – Online Popularization of Poetry, Part 2

Veröffentlicht von László Szabolcs | | abgelegt unter: ,

The second project is called “InstaVers,” and it is an Instagram-inspired initiative which aims to present and popularize contemporary poetic texts on the internet through social media.

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Digital Horizons II. – Online Popularization of Poetry, Part 1

Veröffentlicht von László Szabolcs | | abgelegt unter: ,

Poetry doesn’t sell too well nowadays. Perhaps it never did, really. Nonetheless, in the last two hundred years it was a highly popular cultural phenomenon, both for the elite and increasingly for ...

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Beautiful Book Award/ Auszeichnung für schönste Bücher

Veröffentlicht von Beat Mazenauer | | abgelegt unter: ,

Every year in various European countries beautiful books are nominated for an annual award.

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An important discussion in Hungary: Novels on Holocaust, Part 1

Veröffentlicht von Ágnes Orzóy | | abgelegt unter: ,

More than political speeches and formal acts, literature has an important role in sensitizing people to the suffering of others. Rather than doing that, however, the abundance of tear-jerker movies, ...

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An important discussion in Hungary: Novels on Holocaust, Part 2

Veröffentlicht von Ágnes Orzóy | | abgelegt unter: ,

Published in English in 1989 by Macmillan, János Nyíri’s Battlefields and Playgrounds immediately became a success in the UK. However, this book is all but unknown in Hungary.

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The consequence of history: European poetry as representation of the modern nation

Veröffentlicht von Steven J. Fowler | | abgelegt unter: ,

Every nation’s literature contains within it multiplicities. Not only are definitions of these traditions based on approximations, that which has been recorded, assigned, that which has had the ...

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