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Elit Booktip : Marion Messina, Faux Départ

Posted by Léa Cassagnau | | filed under: ,

Coming-of-age stories seem to be enjoying a revival. Today, however, education means studying at a university, writing CVs and motivation letters, jobbing under fixed-term contracts and, for those ...

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ELit Book-Tip: Elizabeth Taylor: “Angel”

Posted by Rainer Moritz | | filed under: ,

Elizabeth Taylor (born in 1912 in Reading; died in 1975 in Penn) was overlooked as a writer for a long while, even in Great Britain. Too much a stranger to London and its literary circles, she ...

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ANTI-EUROPEAN ZONE - Strictly controlled identities in Serbia

Posted by Saša Ilić | | filed under: ,

In the acclaimed film Stalker (1979) by Andrei Tarkovsky, the director uses a a metaphor of a mystical Zone to which one travels in order to face the unknown, namely to meet one’s own deepest desires ...

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ELit Book-Tip: Liv Strömquist: “The Fruit of Knowledge”

Posted by Christian Gasser | | filed under: ,

Liv Strömquist’s “The Fruit of Knowledge” is a unique non-fiction book about female sexuality.

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ELit Book-Tip: Giorgio Straten: “In Search of Lost Books”

Posted by West Camel | | filed under: ,

The term Borgesian is overused. I cannot help, however, applying it to this brief, enigmatic volume. Scratch out the celebrated authors’ names – among them Plath, Lowry and Benjamin; Hemingway, Byron ...

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ELit Book-Tip: Jukuta Alikavazovic - Avancée de la nuit

Posted by Katja Petrovic | | filed under: ,

Jukuta Alikavazovic ist in Frankreich bekannt für raffinierte Intrigen und ihre intensive Sprache. In ihrem neusten Roman, Avancée de la nuit geht es um Liebe, Krieg, Poesie, Erinnerung und ...

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ELit Book Tip: Aude Picault: “Ideal Standard”

Posted by Christian Gasser | | filed under: ,

Relationships, sex, women’s self-determination and disappointments – the French comic book author Aude Picault covers these topics in her graphic novel “Ideal Standard”.

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Blitzlichter auf Europa

Posted by Beat Mazenauer | | filed under: ,

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Famous and unknown

Posted by Katja Petrovic | | filed under: ,

Leïla Slimani, Nathacha Appanah, Atiq Rahimi … they have all come from the Francophone world and are leading writers in France. In their native countries, however, they are not yet as well known, ...

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Elit Booktip : Marion Messina, Faux Départ

Posted by Léa Cassagnau | | filed under: ,

however, education means studying at a university, writing CVs and motivation letters, jobbing under fixed-term contracts and, for those who are lucky enough, working under a permanent contract. ...

Wednesday We 07 7 February Feb 02 2 18 2018 February Feb 02 2 Wednesday We 07 7 18 2018 9 09 21 21 35 h PM | Read more
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