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sense of identity in the years of living in Ex-Yugoslav Macedonia, until her second migration, this time to Germany, in 1985. Primarily a university philosophy teacher, she becomes a writer only after the 1990s. The first book she published in the late 1990s was not fiction, but primarily a kind of

In: Shoreless Bridges
Author: Joost van Baak

. Though living on the estate, or rather on its periphery, he is in fact homeless. He sleeps in sheds or haystacks and finding his own food occupies the whole of his day, like a wild animal. In short, his existence is the sheer denial of all significant features that make up human social life for the

In: Turgenev

decribes the life, history and customs of the Old Believers, who lived on the banks of the Volga, east and south of Nizhnii Novgorod. In order to give a comprehensive picture of the Old Believers the author introduces a lot of factual information and a large number of characters. As the histories of the

In: Dutch Contributions to the Fourteenth International Congress of Slavists

) " [Ljife had been real before, life will be real from now on, I hope ." (Nabokov, "'That in Aleppo Once .. .. '" N 564) As Herbert Grabes points out, in performing a parodic aobliteration of the boundary between fiction and reality" (Grabes 269) Nabokov's novels mark a turning point in twentieth

In: Torpid Smoke

personality, no I, nothing is mine; from heaven to earth there is only the fiery waterfall of universal existence, inception, disappearance. Boris Poplavsky: Homeward/rom Heaven'P The Life of a Poet In her excellent essay on Poplavsky's lifel 13 Elena Menegaldo gives us meaningful insights into Poplavsky

In: One Less Hope

Complication (initial) 2nd complication 3rd complication 4th complication 5th complication 6th complication Peripeteia Denouement Resolution Epilogue - description of life in the camp - description of his standing in the camp - getting ready to work night shift - a call to see the duty officer

In: Varlam Shalamov’s Kolyma Tales
Author: Nikolaj Aretov

Bulgarian Émigrés and Their Literature: A Gaze from Home Nikolaj Aretov Abstract: The paper sketches the general picture of literature written far from home in the late 20th and early 21st century. Noting three waves of Bulgarian writers living abroad and the dynamics of their

In: Shoreless Bridges
Author: Robert Reid

commonsense in the midst of superstition; Kasian maintains his pantheism and pacifism against the general social grain; Lukeria is wise, inspired and full of life, although reduced by illness to a living corpse. It would be simplistic, however, to assume that in HS social isolation is automatically

In: Turgenev and Russian Culture
Author: Brian Walter

sake of a you thful mistress; he loved ; was not loved ; and his life ended in disaster. Th is is the whole of the story and we might have left it at that had there not been profit and pleasure in the telling ; and although there is plenty of 204 spa ce on a graves tone to contain , bound in 111 0 SS

In: Torpid Smoke
Author: Joost van Baak

industrialization projects (such as the hydroelectric station Dneproges), and grand housing projects. The Marxist world view that guided Soviet policy was based on historical materialism, according to which the life of a human being and the development of human society are determined by the material and

In: Dutch Contributions to the Fourteenth International Congress of Slavists