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The fiction of remembering, the realities of forgetting: New Finnish Grammar by Diego Marani

The damaged hero of Italian author Diego Marani’s first novel New Finnish Grammar, which was originally published in 2000, but only released in English in 2011 (translated by Judith Landry), is a mystery to himself and to those who find him. 630 more words

Musings

A question of identity: Marani's New Finnish Grammar

A few years ago I got into a rather intense discussion along the lines of whether there is any association between the currency used by a country and their population’s feeling of national pride and identity. 691 more words

World Literature

Rezension: Diego Marani - Neue finnische Grammatik (Graf 2014 [2000])

Erstmals liegt Diego Maranis preisgekrönter Roman “Nuova grammatica finlandese” (2000) in einer deutschen Fassung vor. Erzählt wird die Odyssee eines Soldaten im Zweiten Weltkrieg, der nach einem Überfall ohne Erinnerung und ohne Sprache aus dem Koma erwacht und von einem finnischen Arzt auf die Reise in seine angebliche Heimat geschickt wird… 809 more words

Rezension