(The Russian Pen Center is an affiliate of the International Pen Club. This document, dated May 7, has been on the Russian-language Internet [Ежедневный журнал, ej.ru]. No names are affixed to it.)
To speak the truth and create ideas is the professional and civic duty of the writing community, of writers and journalists. The soul instrument for creation of ideas and reflection of reality is the word.
Today the Russian regime is using the word to destroy ideas. And this is unquestionably a crime against culture. Continuare
Online PublicationContemporary Literature Press
||Bucharest, Friday 18 April 2014
under The University of Bucharest
, in conjunction with The British Council
, The Romanian Cultural Institute
, and The Embassy of the Republic of Ireland
Announces the publication of
New Europe Writers
Edited by Lidia Vianu
Life behind the Curtain…
Contemporary Literature Press is publishing now a second volume in the series New Europe Writers. The first one was the three-language volume Warsaw Tales, which the graduate students of the MA Programme for the Translation of the Contemporary Literary Text translated into Romanian. It appeared in English, Romanian and Polish. Bucharest Tales, which becomes available to online readers now, was sub-edited, proofread, illustrated and partly translated into English by graduates of the same MA Programme.
The series New Europe Writers began in 2005, and already has five books: Tales from Warsaw, Prague, Bucharest, Budapest and Ljubljana. It was started by John a’Beckett (born in Australia, living in Warsaw), James G. Coon (born in the United States, having lived for ten years in Poland, currently located in Bangkok), and Andrew Fincham—English poet. Continuare
Tarkovsky himself plays the client asking for sandwich. He whistles a song with a special story (one can read about it’s political problems in the begening of the film). Also, the film includes one of the first characters on screen by Vasily Shukshin, the latter famous novelist, actor and director. Continuare