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Charges (The Supplicants)

Charges (The Supplicants)

By Elfriede Jelinek

Translated by Gitta Honegger

Seagull Books, 2016

ISBN: 9780857423306

As a showcase of Elfriede Jelinek’s stellar writing and her unique approach to drama, this astutely structured book could hardly be bettered. 558 more words

Book Review

Modus operandi: Om at oversætte Elfriede Jelineks Schatten (Eurydike sagt)

Af Jørgen Herman Monrad


Hvad enten vi på vores bus- og togrejser gennem det gamle østrig-ungarske kejser- og kongerige har gjort holdt i Kraków, Przemyśl, L’viv, Czernowitz, Oradea, Timişoara, Subotica, Sarajevo, Innsbruck, Salzburg eller Bad Ischl, så har der altid kun været ét centrum: Wien. 2,754 more words

Go, Went, Gone Redux

Jenny Erpenbeck’s Go, Went, Gone is the gift that keeps on giving. I still haven’t had a chance to read the book, but the criticism it has prompted… 326 more words

Literature In Translation

"Love does not dominate, it cultivates. And that is more." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

I’m managing to squeeze in one final post for German Literature month, hosted by Caroline and Lizzy.  Hopefully next year I’ll be better organised and able to participate some more, but for now I’m off to Austria, which is also another stop on my Around the World in 80 Books Reading Challenge, hosted by… 1,147 more words


Quick Selfie: Cristina Cugliandro

In this Quick Selfie, Cristina Cugliandro tells us about some of her faves! Be sure to check out Imago Theatre’s Her Side of the Story: Revision to Resist, the festival that takes four iconic stories and revises or retells them to center women’s perspectives.   453 more words

QDF Musings

Reading diary, #56

After a run of male authors in my last Reading diary, it’s a run of female writers… including one novel I had never planned to read. 1,964 more words