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Magyar Lettre Internationale 94 (2014)
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94 (2014)

Magyar Lettre Internationale


Deák Renáta
Grendel Lajos Pozsony felett a Kalligram-toronyban
Lajos Grendel above Bratislava in the Kalligram tower


Balogh Magdolna
Nosztalgia és emlékezés a kortárs lengyel regényekben
Nostalgia and memory in contemporary Polish novels
Ziemowit Szczerek
Schulz miatt utaztunk Drahobicsba
We went to Drohobic because of Bruno Schulz
Krzysztof Varga
Excerpt from a new book of reportages about Hungary
Erik Gilk
Mi lett volna, ha? (Kontrafaktuális cseh történelmi regények)
What would have happened if…? /Contrafactual contemporary historical novels
David Zábranský
Csehek és szlovákok (Martin Juhás…)
Czechs and Slovaks, excerpt from the novel Martin Juhás…
Kateřina Tučková
Surmena - a žítkovai bűbájosok
Surmena - excerpt from a novel
Háy János
Orosz tél, magyar nyár, prágai tavasz
Russian winter, Hungarian summer, Prague Spring
Jana Cvíková
Tyúkszárnyakon – (Kontextusok és szubtextusok Irena Brežna regényében)
On chicken wings, contexts and subtexts in the novel of Irena Brežna
Jana Beňová
Pozsonyban merre?
Where in Bratislava?
Radoslav Passia
Márai Kassája
Košice of Marai
Katarína Kucbelová
Val Deák Renáta beszélget az Anasoft Litera szlovák irodalmi díjról
An interview with Katarína Kucbelova about the Slovak literary award ANASOFT

Best of Anasoft Litera

Dana Hučková
A kortárs szlovák próza tematikus pillérei
Thematic pillars of contemporary Slovak prose
Pavel Vilikovský
Első és utolsó szerelem
First and last love (excerpt from a novel)
Jana Juráňová
Rendezetlen ügy
Unsolved issue (excerpt from a novel)
Dobrota Pucherová
1968 traumája és emlékezete Szlovákiában
The trauma and memory of 1968 in the literature in Slovakia
Peter Krištúfek
A süket ember háza
House of the deaf man (excerpt from a novel)
Az apa nevében
In the name of the father (excerpt from a novel
Monika Kompaníková
Az ötödik hajó
The fifth ship (excerpt from a novel)
Víťo Staviarsky
Kale topánky
Black shoes (excerpt from a novel)
Maroš Krajňák
Carpathia (excerpts)
Zuska Kepplová
57 km-re Taskenttől
57 km-s from Tashkent (excerpt from a novel)
Ivana Dobrakovová
Visszatérni Genovából
Returning from Genova
Veronika Šikulová
Places in the net (excerpt from a novel)

Kommentárok, viták

Commentaries, debates
Pozsonyi konferencia kortárs közép-európai történelmiregény-változatokról
Conference papers from the Bratislava Institute for World Literature on contemporary history novels in Central Europe
Deczki Sarolta
A testbe írt történelem (Nádas Péter Párhuzamos történeteiről)
History written int he body (On the novel of Peter Nadas Parallel Stories)
Görözdi Judit
Történetiség és emlékezet Esterházy Péter regényében (Harmonia cćlestis)
Historicity and memory in the novel of Peter Esterhazy
Németh Zoltán
Mágikus realizmus a magyar irodalomban
Magical realism in the contemporary Hungarian literature
Boka László
Erdély-regények, történelmi alulnézetek
Novels from Transylvania, history seen from below


Héctor Abad
Garcia Márquezről
Joanna Bator
Ral Iris Radisch beszélgetett
Interview with the Polish writer Joanna Bator
Agnieszka Holland
Interjú a lengyel gender-vitáról
Interview with Agnieszka Holland about the Polish gender-debate (first published in Kultura Liberalna, contributed to Eurozine)
Mihail Riklin
A Krím "visszatért"
Memories about the Crimea (first published in the German edition of Lettre Internatonal)


Mila Haugová, Mihal Habaj, Katarína Kucbelová, Nóra Rúžičková, Marcela Veselková, Ondrej Buddeus, Kateřina Rudčenková


Lettre arc-kép TomᚠDžadoň munkáit bemutatja Hushegyi Gábor
On the cover the work of the Slovak artist TomᚠDžadoň installed in Kosice "Memory of Folk Architecture"


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The politics of privacy
The Snowden leaks and the ensuing NSA scandal made the whole world debate privacy and data protection. Now the discussion has entered a new phase - and it's all about policy. A focal point on the politics of privacy: claiming a European value. [more]

Beyond Fortress Europe
The fate of migrants attempting to enter Fortress Europe has triggered a new European debate on laws, borders and human rights. A focal point featuring reportage alongside articles on policy and memory. With contributions by Fabrizio Gatti, Seyla Benhabib and Alessandro Leogrande. [more]

Russia in global dialogue
In the two decades after the end of the Cold War, intellectual interaction between Russia and Europe has intensified. It has not, however, prompted a common conversation. The focal point "Russia in global dialogue" seeks to fuel debate on democracy, society and the legacy of empire. [more]

Ukraine in focus
Ten years after the Orange Revolution, Ukraine is in the throes of yet another major struggle. Eurozine provides commentary on events as they unfold and further articles from the archive providing background to the situation in today's Ukraine. [more]

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On the Eurozine BLOG, editors and Eurozine contributors comment on current affairs and events. What's behind the headlines in the world of European intellectual journals?
Eurozine Gallery: TIME top ten photos of 2014
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A master of the daily grind
On Sunday 30 November, Turkish publisher Osman Deniztekin died, just a few weeks after having been diagnosed with leukemia. He was 65. In memoriam. [more]

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Dessislava Gavrilova, Jo Glanville et al.
The role of literature houses in protecting the space for free expression
This summer, Time to Talk partner Free Word, London hosted a debate on the role that literature houses play in preserving freedom of expression both in Europe and globally. Should everyone get a place on the podium? Also those representing the political extremes? [more]

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Felix Stalder
Digital solidarity
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Literature     click for more

Olga Tokarczuk
A finger pointing at the moon
Our language is our literary destiny, writes Olga Tokarczuk. And "minority" languages provide a special kind of sanctuary too, inaccessible to the rest of the world. But, there again, language is at its most powerful when it reaches beyond itself and starts to create an alternative world. [more]

Piotr Kiezun, Jaroslaw Kuisz
Literary perspectives special: Witold Gombrowicz
The recent publication of the private diary of Witold Gombrowicz provides unparalleled insight into the life of one of Poland's great twentieth-century novelists and dramatists. But this is not literature. Instead: here he is, completely naked. [more]

Literary perspectives
The re-transnationalization of literary criticism
Eurozine's series of essays aims to provide an overview of diverse literary landscapes in Europe. Covered so far: Croatia, Sweden, Austria, Estonia, Ukraine, Northern Ireland, Slovenia, the Netherlands and Hungary. [more]

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Europe talks to Europe
Nationalism in Belgium might be different from nationalism in Ukraine, but if we want to understand the current European crisis and how to overcome it we need to take both into account. The debate series "Europe talks to Europe" is an attempt to turn European intellectual debate into a two-way street. [more]

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Eurozine emerged from an informal network dating back to 1983. Since then, European cultural magazines have met annually in European cities to exchange ideas and experiences. Around 100 journals from almost every European country are now regularly involved in these meetings.
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