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Magyar Lettre Internationale 93 (2014)
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93 (2014)

Magyar Lettre Internationale


Spiró Györggyel Eve-Marie Kallen beszélgetett: Nem ideológia, nem politika, csak az emberek közti viszonyok
Eve Marie Kallen in conversation with the writer Gyorgy Spiro: No ideology, no politics, just interpersonal relations

Az írók Európája / Europe of writers

Gonçalo M. Tavares
Séta Európában, avagy mit tudnak a cipők?
A walk in Europe or what do the shoes know (Hungarian translation of the text written in Portuguese in Europe in Istanbul in the framework of the project "Mirrors of Europe")
Balázs Attila
Magyar Fauszt
Hungarian Faust (excerpt from a play)
Bán Zsófia
Augusztusi láz – "Hát végre"
Hungarian translation of an essay on Budapest in 1914, first published in German, translation Terezia Mora, in the special issue "Mit dieser Welt muss aufgeräumt werden" of the German journal for world literature die horen
Colm Tóibín, Robert McLiam Wilson, Roddy Doyle, Edna O'Brien
Írországról (Az írók Európája / arte)
On Ireland (Hungarian translation from the text of the arte TV documentary)
Caradog Prichard
Egy holdfényes éj
Excerpt from the novel One Moonlit Night
Martin Amis
Angliáról (Az írók Európája / arte)
Martin Amis's England (Hungarian translation from the text of the arte TV documentary)
Ian Buruma
Churchill szivarja
"Churchill's Cigar", first published in Granta 65
Manuel Rivas, Juan Goytisolo, Bernardo Atxaga
Spanyolországról (Az írók Európája /arte)
On Spain (Hungarian translation from the text of the arte TV documentary)
Jana Beňová
Very soon – money and love; Hungarian translation of a text written in Slovak, about Portugal in the framework of the project "Mirrors of Europe"
Christian Kracht
Excerpt from the novel
Terézia Mora
A szörnyeteg
Excerpt from the German prize-winning novel Das Ungeheuer
Nádas Péter and Esterházy Péter
A mi országunk (Az írók Európája /arte)
Authorized Hungarian original of the text from the arte TV documentary
Darvasi László
A short story

Örmény anzix /Postcard from Armenia

Vahram Martirosyan
Álmatlanság Párizsban
Sleepless in Paris (Hungarian translation of the essay of the Armenian writer about Paris, written in the framework of the project "Mirrors of Europe")
Kali Kinga
Kulturális stratégiák: armenizmus és neoarmenizmus
Cultural strategies: Armenianism and Neo-Armenianism, a cultural anthropological study about different generations of the Armenian diaspora in Hungary
Ayse Gül Altinay
Iszlamizált örmények Törökországban
Islamized Armenians in Turkey, shortened version of the article published in Eurozine as "Gendered silences, gendered memories: New memory work on Islamized Armenians in Turkey"
Kali Kinga
Felfalni Arméniát
Eating up Armenia
Forgách András
Kali Kinga örményországi fotóiról
On the Armenia photographs of Kinga Kali
Bugarszki Zsolt
…még annyit Örményországról
Some more remarks on Armenia

Kommentárok, viták / Commentaries, debates

Robert Menasse, Ulrike Guérot
Európa választása
Europe's Choice
Tanja Petrović
Európa és a Nyugat-Balkán
Europe and the western Balkans: Thinking Europe without thinking; on neo-colonial discourse on and in the western Balkans, first published in L'Espille and Eurozine
Christian Moraru
Kétkedő vámpírok Romániából
Romania's reluctant vampires

Tudósítások / Correspondances

Leander Steinkopf (Berlin)
Ahogy a vörösbor kilöttyen
Excerpts from an essay about Berlin Kreuzberg, first published in German inMerkur 2/2014
Natalka Babina (Minsk)
Az igazságos Lengyelország arcai
Hungarian translation of an essay by the Belorussian author about Poland, written in the framework of the project "Mirrors of Europe"
Jochen Schmidt (Berlin/Budapest)
Velem mindig történik valami
Hungarian translation of an essay by the German author about Hungary, written in the framework of the project "Mirrors of Europe"

Versek / Poetry

Aczél Géza, Ruxandra Cesereanu, Herberto Padilla, Matthew Sweeney

Képek / Illustrations

Stenczer Sára
On the biennale Jeune Création Européenne, with works by the young artists Nuno Lacerda, Federica Cogo, Lilla Khoór, Jeroen Elsen,Valeria Vaccaro, Miquel Olle, Monika Michalko, Mariana Sampaio, Csaba Szentesi and Marcell Esterházy

Cover illustration: Mariana Sampaio  

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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
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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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A master of the daily grind
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Olga Tokarczuk
A finger pointing at the moon
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Piotr Kiezun, Jaroslaw Kuisz
Literary perspectives special: Witold Gombrowicz
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Literary perspectives
The re-transnationalization of literary criticism
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Europe talks to Europe
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