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the tristesse and the lie

Factors such as widespread ennui and resignation should also be seen as part of the explanation for the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The increasing tristesse, combined with a diminishing fear of reprisals, contributed to the collapse of the system, it is here claimed.

By Gudrun Persson Inga kommentarer till the tristesse and the lie

Brodsky’s credo. Aesthetics is the mother of ethics

Bengt Jangfeldt Språket är Gud Anteckningar om Joseph Brodsky [Language is God: Notes on Joseph Brodsky] Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand 2010 367 pages

By Michel Ekman Inga kommentarer till Aesthetics is the mother of ethics

Dissertation review. Language disputes and modernization.

+ Oddmund Løkensgard Hoel, Målreising og modernisering i Noreg 1885–1940, [The New Language Movement and Modernization in Norway 1885–1940], Trondheim: Noreg’s University of Science and Technology, NTNU, 2009, 589 pages

By Torbjörn Nilsson 1 kommentar till Language disputes and modernization.

On the road towards a “European culture of memory”? Coming to grips with Stalinism

+ Julia Obertreis & Anke Stephen (eds.) Erinnerungen nach der Wende: Oral History und (post)sozialistische Gesellschaften, Essen: Klartext Verlag 2009, 401 pages.

By Kristian Gerner Inga kommentarer till Coming to grips with Stalinism