Małgorzata Kalinowska

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Anne Frank

Published in English in 1952 as <i>The Diary of a Young Girl</i>, the wartime journal of Anne Frank has become one of the world's most widely read books, …

Derrida seeks to show us that…

Derrida seeks to show us that we never quite are or can be at home in the world. We are always threatened by the uncanniness of what is canny; we are always in exile- even from ourselves. We may long and dream of being at home in our world, to find a ‘proper’ center, but we never achieve this form of presence or self-presence

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Legendary Lands: Umberto Eco on the Greatest Maps of Imaginary Places and Why They Appeal to Us

Celebrated Italian novelist, philosopher, essayist, literary critic, and list-lover <b>Umberto Eco</b> has had a long fascination with the symbolic and the metaphorical, extending all the way back to his vintage semiotic children’s books. Half a century later, he revisits the mesmerism of the metaphorical …

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Vladimir Nabokov on Writing, Reading, and the Three Qualities a Great Storyteller Must Have

<i>“Often the object of a desire, when desire is transformed into hope, becomes more real than reality itself,”</i> Umberto Eco observed in his magnificent atlas of imaginary places. Indeed, our capacity for self-delusion is one of the most inescapable fundamentals of the human condition, and nowhere do …

The Traffic in Trauma: Commodifying Cultural Products (3)

<i>This is the third and final post of a series under the same title.</i><p>In the gravelled parking space before the station several cars were drawn up. Their …

'We Were Stupid' - Transitions Online

'We Were Stupid'<p>by Grzegorz Sroczynski<p>17 March 2014<p>A leading Polish intellectual who fought against the old regime says his generation focused too …

<b>Staunton, March 20</b> – Xenophobia and hate crimes against members of other ethnic groups, after having declined in Russia between 2009 and 2012, have …

Rights & Freedoms

Soldier ready for war? Sunday's Crimea referendum a key moment for whats next. Photo by @wojciechkozmic http://t.co/UzIHmXBGof

Film, którym Polacy promują swój kraj w Wielkiej Brytanii [WIDEO]

Trwający trzy i pół minuty film, który powstał za pieniądze <b>PKN Orlen,</b> ma pokazać rodowitym mieszkańcom Wysp dokonania Polaków. Tak by zatrzeć …

Yesterday, Russian tanks, APCs, and troops were seen mobilizing just north of Kharkiv, a few kilometers from the border with Ukraine. Today, the …

Russia

Russia Is Following in Nazi Germany's Footsteps

I have always been puzzled by the question of how the great, highly cultured German people were transformed into a murderous horde of millions in …

Yevgeny Khaldei’s Wartime Photographs

The Soviet photographer Yevgeny Khaldei worked for the Tass news agency between 1935 and 1948, and for <i>Pravda</i> from 1959 to 1976. As Michael Specter wrote in Photo Booth last year, Khaldei “photographed every Soviet leader from Stalin to Yeltsin, and he documented the plight of Shostakovich as he …

Duty

300<p>a film directed by Zack Snyder<p>based on the graphic novel by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley<p>1.<p>Although the exact size and composition of the vast …

March 15, 2014

<i>Russians continue to protest the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine, and suffer backlash themselves. Cases of those arrested last week in solidarity with</i> …

Russia