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Culture of dissidence in Eastern and Central Europe

Myrna Kostash

Culture of dissidence in Eastern and Central Europe

readings from her book Bloodlines

by Myrna Kostash

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Published by Robert F. Harney Professorship and Program in Ethnic Immigration and Pluralism Studies, University of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kostash, Myrna -- Journeys -- Central Europe.,
  • Kostash, Myrna -- Journeys -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Europe, Central -- Description and travel.,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMyrna Kostash.
    SeriesLectures and papers in ethnicity -- no. 16
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18261754M
    ISBN 100968003508
    OCLC/WorldCa35873334

    "The Underground Closet: Political and Sexual Dissidence in Eastern Europe," in Ellen E. Berry, ed., Genders Postcommunism and the Body Politic (), Kevin Moss THE UNDERGROUND CLOSET: POLITICAL AND SEXUAL DISSIDENCE IN EAST EUROPEAN CULTURE In The Epistemology of the Closet Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. In the May edition of the New Europe Jan Repa asked what had happened to the dissidents of Central and Eastern Europe. After decades of Communist rule, many of these countries are now.

    The term dissident was used in the Eastern bloc, particularly in the Soviet Union, in the period following Joseph Stalin's death until the fall of was attached to citizens who criticized the practices or the authority of the Communist Party. The people who used to write and distribute non-censored, non-conformist samizdat literature were criticized in the official newspapers. Worlds of Dissent analyzes the myths of Czech resistance popularized by Western journalists and historians, and replaces these heroic victory narratives with a picture of the struggle against state repression as dissidents themselves understood and lived it. Their diaries, letters, and essays convey the texture of dissent in a closed society.

    Dissidence definition is - dissent, disagreement. How to use dissidence in a sentence. Great deals on Central Europe Books in English. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items!


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*Choice Outstanding Academic Book for * Choice, the magazine of the American Library Association has selected The Dilemmas of Dissidence in East-Central Europe by Barbara J. Falk as a Outstanding Academic Title Discusses one of the major currents leading to the fall of communism.

At the beginning of the s many Western firms entered Eastern and Central Europe (ECE) hurriedly, without thinking about the complexities associated with this region. Many promising business ideas failed due to lack of knowledge about the local environment, including social, cultural, political and human resource related issues.

Central and Eastern Europe After Transition defines and examines new autonomous differences adopted at the state and the supranational level in the post-transitional phase of the post-Communist area, and considers their impact on constitutions, democracy and legal culture.

Dissidents in Communist Central Europe: Human Rights and the Emergence of New Transnational Actors Kacper Szulecki Palgrave Macmillan,pp.

The history and meaning of dissidence have acquired new importance. The year has been dubbed ‘the year of the street protester’ as mass demonstrations erupted across the globe, including in Hong Kong, Georgia, [ ].

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Worlds of Dissent analyzes the myths of Central European resistance popularized by Western journalists and historians, and replaces them with a picture of the struggle against state repression as the dissidents themselves understood, debated, and lived it.

In the late s, when Czech intellectuals, writers, and artists drafted Charter 77 and called on their government to respect human Reviews: 4. On the survival of reform ideas in the USSR and Eastern Europe aftersee Falk, Barbara J., The Dilemmas of Dissidence in East-Central Europe: Citizen Intellectuals and Philosopher Kings (Budapest and New York: Central European University Press, ) ; and Zubok, Vladislav M., Zhivago’s Children: The Last Russian Intelligentsia.

of Eastern Europe. Inner-academic motives were nonetheless decisive in prompting this book project. The state of historical research on dissidence and opposition against the state-socialist regimes remains extremely various.

A wealth of documentation, source editions, case studies, and now several historical overviews exist today on. The Cold War divided the world into neat and orderly modernist binaries: West and East, good and evil, capitalism and communism.

The art world in Central and Eastern Europe has been subject to similar polarization – artists, and their work, are often viewed through contrasting lenses: official and unofficial, conformist and dissident. Critically dissecting the different ideological and aesthetic ways human bodies are framed, The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia also demonstrates how bodily discourses oscillate between complicity and subversion, and how they shaped individuals and societies both during and after the period of state socialism.

Klara Kemp-Welch, Networking the Bloc: Experimental Art in Eastern Europe (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, ), PP. Authoritative, yet written in a colloquial tone in keeping with the human connections it delves into, Klara Kemp-Welch’s long-awaited book Networking the Bloc: Experimental Art in Eastern Europe offers an insightful account of experimental art in Eastern.

This book presents an interdisciplinary reading of Central European dissidence during the Cold War. Her book examines the roots of dissident thought in Central Europe and the continuing Read more User-contributed reviews.

Tags. Add tags for # Dissenters--Europe, Eastern--Historyth century\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0. The TCDS grew out of the East & Central Europe Program, established in as an institutional expression of the New School for Social Research’s commitment to university collaboration, which had begun with sponsorship of democracy seminars in Central Europe in the s.

Matynia describes the seminars in Performative Democracy, Magnetic North: Conversations with Tomas Venclova is a book in the European tradition of works such as Conversations with Czeslaw Milosz and Aleksander Wat's classic My the form of an extended interview with Lithuanian poet Tomas Venclova, the book interweaves Eastern European postwar history, dissidence, and literature.

Great deals on Central Europe Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items. The University of Pittsburgh’s Department of History includes a rich cluster of faculty specializing in the 19th and 20th century history of Central and Eastern Europe.

While we study different sub-regions and topics, we share an interest in the revolutions and geopolitical, demographic, and cultural reconfigurations that convulsed this part of Europe.

Cultural psychologists Hazel Rose Markus and Alana Conner studied different ways of being, or what they term the independent and interdependent selves. Markus and Conner looked at a range of environments, from class- room participation to ways of parenting, between students from Eastern and Western cultures.

While there are important variations and distinct differences within these regions. After the Fall shows how critical works on identity, culture, and communist history by the writers studied aid in reconstituting a rhetoric of dissidence, identity, and legitimation in the public discourse of a changing Europe.

The book offers a unique perspective on the complex contexts of political transition, in which competing public Reviews: 1. Central European dissidents gained global fame by serving as key protagonists in the collapse of communism in As writers, philosophers, and artists, they should be remembered for their ideas as much as for their political actions.

This book takes the variegated and collected dissident oeuvre. A Postcolonial Reading of post East-Central European Culture, by Cristina Şandru This book first published Cambridge Scholars Publishing 12 Back Chapman Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2XX, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.

Get this from a library! Eastern Europe: Continuity and Change. [Irena Grudzińska-Gross; Andrzej Tymowski;] -- The book consists of articles from East European Politics and Societies, a journal published in the United States that first appeared in This selection is .Dilemmas of Dissidence in East-Central Europe: Citizen Intellectuals and Philosopher Kings; By Barbara falk ; Book; Published by: Central European University Press; View contents.

View Citation; Buy This Book in Print. summary. Discusses one of the major currents leading to the fall of communism. Falk examines the intellectual dissident.Central/Eastern Europe generally and Czechoslovakia particularly Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Czechoslovakia, Communism, Cold War, Cold War Europe, History, Twentieth Century History, Communist Terror, Show Trials, Repression, Incarceration, Forced Labour, Political Prisoners, Women's History, Crime, Dissent and Social Deviance in Communist.