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Author: Meir Hatina

knowledge and writing had always been his life’s passion—even obsession—suddenly quit? Moreh was a leading scholar of Arab culture. He was born in December 1932 to a respectable family in Baghdad. His grandfather, Ḥākhām Yeḥezkel Meir ben Muʿ⁠allim Raḥamim, was the author of Liqquṭei Imrei El

In: Cultural Pearls from the East: In Memory of Shmuel Moreh (1932-2017)
Author: Geula Elimelekh

–109. 18 Ben-Dor, “Invisible Exile,” 136. 19 Samir, Forget Baghdad . 20 In his work Last Winter , Ballas describes the lives of Middle Eastern Communists living in exile in Paris. His novel Outcast is based on the life of a real individual, Ahmad Soussa, a Jew from Baghdad who

In: Cultural Pearls from the East: In Memory of Shmuel Moreh (1932-2017)
Author: Eman Younis

prose. What leads us to adopt this argument is the noticeable increase since the last decade of the twentieth century in the accumulation of literary texts that have been inspired by the internet, at both the local and international levels. The internet has become a concrete reality in our daily life

In: Cultural Pearls from the East: In Memory of Shmuel Moreh (1932-2017)

. Camus’s preferred authentic response requires awareness of the absurd; living life in the face of our fate; affirming life through a resilient attitude and indefatigable exercise of agency, maximizing life’s intensity; and dying without final reconciliation. For Camus, the myth of Sisyphus portrays the

In: Is Human Life Absurd? A Philosophical Inquiry into Finitude, Value, and Meaning
Author: Gunnar Skirbekk

practical tasks in daily life). For example, Erik Pontoppidan, a theologian and man of enlightenment, was commissioned by the king in the 1730s to write an explanation of Luther’s Catechism – a collection of 759 questions and answers (with a shorter version for slow learners) – for use at the Lutheran

In: Transcultural Studies
Author: Milan Orlić

prose writing of Svetislav Basara. Thematically, Marčićev’s novel focuses on the lives of young people living in the shadow of big historic events. Using the general artefacts of every-day life (current fashion trends, favourite books and films, music and sport), the narrating voice appears as a

In: Transcultural Studies

autobiographical fragment motivated by the socio-political conditions. The students answer “that they couldn’t care less about literature. It bored them,” according to Lucić. 8 What for her is a disappointing predictability expressed in their answers about their favourite books, namely, the ones by Hermann

In: Transcultural Studies
Author: Daniel Regnier

is it that motivates Uznadze to analyse the type of phenomena we have mentioned in terms of “set”? Uznadze gives a very clear account of what he understands to be the advantages of his perspective in the introduction to his The Psychology of Set . On the one hand he criticizes traditional psychology

In: Transcultural Studies
Author: Boris Knorre

, Cyprus, Moldova, the Republic of Macedonia, Russia, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Ukraine… They are diasporas of Orthodox peoples, as a rule, living in the countries of the Western tradition and the nations who make up religious minorities in the countries of residence, but are stable culturally and

In: Transcultural Studies
Author: Bojan Marković

–1926) and only a segment of his rich and varied poetic opus, anti-proportional to the years of life of this poète maudit from the beginning of the 20 th century. When we talk about the poetry of Srečko Kosovel, we choose to talk about his poetry that fosters the aesthetic of revolution, that is, a part

In: Transcultural Studies