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The Captive Mind
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|August 11, 1990

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The best known prose work by the winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature examines the moral and intellectual conflicts faced by men and women living under totalitarianism of the left or right.
Poetry In Exile: Czech Poets During The Cold War And The Western Poetic Tradition

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Ukrainian Epic and Historical Song: Folklore in Context
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|April 5, 2019

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Ukrainian epic, or dumy, were first recorded from blind mendicant minstrels in the nineteenth century, yet they reflect events dating back to as early as the 1300s. Ukrainian Epic and Historical Song provides new translations in contemporary English of these…
The Witness Of Poetry
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|January 1, 1984

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Czeslaw Miosz, winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature, reflects upon poetry's testimony to the events of our tumultuous time. From the special perspectives of "my corner of Europe," a classical and Catholic education, a serious encounter with Marxism, and…
Joseph Conrad And Ethics
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|This title releases August 31, 2021

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Polish Literature And The Holocaust: Eyewitness Testimonies, 1942-1947

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In this pathbreaking study of responses to the Holocaust in wartime and postwar Polish literature, Rachel Feldhay Brenner explores seven writers’ compulsive need to share their traumatic experience of witness with the world. The Holocaust put the…
Lesya Ukrainka
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|January 1, 2014

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The Ukrainian national poetess Lesya Ukrainka (1871–1913) has contributed greatly to the development of Ukrainian Modernism and its transition from Ukrainian ethnographic themes to subjects that were universal, historical and psychological. Breaking the…
Various Dimensions of the Other in Joseph Conrad's Fiction

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Tolstoy And His Problems: Views From The Twenty-first Century

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Assessing the relevance of Tolstoy's thought and teachings for the current day, Tolstoy and His Problems: Views from the Twenty-First Century is a collection of essays by a group of Tolstoy specialists who are leading scholars in the humanities and social…
Nabokov And Indeterminacy: The Case Of The Real Life Of Sebastian Knight

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In Nabokov and Indeterminacy , Priscilla Meyer shows how Vladimir Nabokov’s early novel The Real Life of Sebastian Knight illuminates his later work. Meyer first focuses on Sebastian Knight , exploring how Nabokov associates his characters with systems of…
Walker Percy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, And The Search For Influence

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Although Walker Percy named many influences on his work and critics have zeroed in on Kierkegaard in particular, no one has considered his intentional influence: the nineteenth-century Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky. In a study that revives and complicates…
Kafka: The Early Years
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|September 5, 2017

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The eagerly anticipated final volume of the award-winning, definitive biography of Franz Kafka How did Kafka become Kafka? This eagerly anticipated third and final volume of Reiner Stach's definitive biography of the writer answers that question with more facts…
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