A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism, Drakulic, Slavenka
Автор: Drakulic,S Название: They would never hurt a fly ISBN: 0349117756 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780349117751 Издательство: Little, Brown Рейтинг: Цена: 1015 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: This volume provides an accessible, involving and moving account of the Balkan war criminals.
Автор: Drakulic Slavenka Название: How We Survived Communism & Even Laughed ISBN: 0060975407 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780060975401 Издательство: HarperCollins USA Цена: 1238 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
This essay collection from renowned journalist and novelist Slavenka Drakulic, which quickly became a modern (and feminist) classic, draws back the Iron Curtain for a glimpse at the lives of Eastern European women under Communist regimes. Provocative, often witty, and always intensely personal, How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed cracks open a paradoxical world that through its rejection of capitalism and commoditization ends up fetishizing both.
Examining the relationship between material goods and expressions of happiness and individuality in a society where even bananas were an alien luxury, Drakulic homes in on the eradication of female identity, drawing on her own experiences as well as broader cultural observations. Enforced communal housing that allowed for little privacy, the banishment of many time-saving devices, and a focus on manual labor left no room for such bourgeois affectations as cosmetics or clothes, but Drakulic's remarkable exploration of the reality behind the rhetoric reveals that women still went to desperate lengths to feel "feminine."
How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed also chronicles the lingering consequences of such regimes. The Berlin Wall may have fallen, but Drakulic's power pieces testify that ideology cannot be dismantled so quickly; a lifetime lived in fear cannot be so easily forgotten.
Автор: Drakulic,S Название: Cafe Europa ISBN: 0349107297 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780349107295 Издательство: Little, Brown Рейтинг: Цена: 1015 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This work explores the divisions that still exist in contemporary Europe. It focuses on Eastern Europe and the attitudes and cultural identity of Eastern Europeans, a nation of people still living in the past. Budapest, Tirane, Warsaw and Zagreb are featured.
Автор: Drakulic,S Название: As If I Am Not There ISBN: 0349112622 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780349112626 Издательство: Little, Brown Цена: 812 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A compelling novel set against the topical background of the Balkan war.
Автор: Drakulic, Slavenka Название: Frida`s Bed ISBN: 0143114158 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780143114154 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 889 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A beautifully imagined story of the last days of Frida Kahlo s life A few days before Frida Kahlo s death in 1954, she wrote in her diary, I hope the exit is joyful and I hope never to return. Diagnosed with polio at the age of six and plagued by illness and injury throughout her life, Kahlo s chronic pain was a recurrent theme in her extraordinary art. In "Frida s Bed," Slavenka Drakulic explores the inner life of one of the world s most influential female artists, skillfully weaving Frida s memories into descriptions of her paintings, producing a meditation on the nature of chronic pain and creativity. With an intriguing subject whose unusual life continues to fascinate, this poignant imagining of Kahlo s thoughts during her final hours by another daringly original and uncompromising creative talent will attract readers of literary fiction and art lovers alike.
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