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ELit Booktip: Marianne Jungmaier - Sonnenkönige

Posted by Markus Köhle | | filed under: ,

An Anti-Berlin Lifestyle Novel

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Literally Swiss – A Literary Cabaret

Posted by West Camel | | filed under: ,

Deborah Levy, a leading light of British literary culture, takes to the stage at London’s Tabernacle and declares that she has never visited Switzerland.

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Creative Criticism: Interview with Sophie Rabau

Posted by Léa Cassagnau | | filed under:

Sophie Rabau is an instructor and researcher at Sorbonne Nouvelle University (Paris 3). In her work, she endeavours to apply critical invention, or ‘creative criticism’.

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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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