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Eastern European Studies November 19, 2020

War and Memory in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

War and Memory in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) analyzes the shaping of the commemorative space in the three post-Soviet countries that used to share commemorative practices and memorial space in general. For the reader outside of the Soviet space, “war,” which is mentioned in the title of the book, will most likely not evoke a specific historical event that the book, in fact, refers to—WWII. Moreover, for …
Literary Studies November 12, 2020

Writing Across the Color Line

U.S. Print Culture and the Rise of Ethnic Literature, 1877-1920

Lucas A. Dietrich

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In Writing Across the Color Line: U.S. Print Culture and the Rise of Ethnic Literature, 1877-1920 (University of Massachusetts Press, 2020), Lucas A. Dietrich investigates how ethnic literatures took shape …
Literary Studies November 10, 2020

Extraterritorial

A Political Geography of Contemporary Fiction

Matthew Hart

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Extraterritorial: A Political Geography of Contemporary Fiction (Columbia University Press, 2020) explores how texts—literary and visual—help us engage with the space that goes beyond the limits of visible geographical borders …
Literary Studies October 19, 2020

Cultures of Memory in the Nineteenth Century

Consuming Commemoration

Katherine Grenier and Amanda Mushal

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Cultures of Memory in the Nineteenth Century: Consuming Commemoration (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020) explores commemorative practices as they developed in the nineteenth century. The editors of the volume, Katherine Grenier and …
Eastern European Studies October 19, 2020

Decentralization, Regional Diversity, and Conflict

The Case of Ukraine

Hanna Shelest and Maryna Rabinovych

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The articles presented in Decentralization, Regional Diversity, and Conflict: The Case of Ukraine (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020) aim to explore the current political and administrative challenges that Ukraine is facing. The …
Eastern European Studies October 16, 2020

The Burden of the Past

History, Memory, and Identity in Contemporary Ukraine

Anna Wylegała and Małgorzata Głowacka-Grajper

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The Burden of the Past: History, Memory, and Identity in Contemporary Ukraine (Indiana UP, 2020), edited by Anna Wylegała and Małgorzata Głowacka-Grajper, (Indiana University Press, 2020) is an important contribution …
Literary Studies September 16, 2020

World Literature, Non-Synchronism, and the Politics of Time

Filippo Menozzi

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In World Literature, Non-Synchronism, and the Politics of Time (Palgrave Macmillan) Filippo Menozzi offers to look at literature and literary processes through the prism of non-synchronism. The book details the …
Eastern European Studies September 2, 2020

Ukrainian, Russophone, (Other) Russian

Hybrid Identities and Narratives in Post-Soviet Culture and Politics

Marco Puleri

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Marco Puleri’s Ukrainian, Russophone, (Other) Russian: Hybrid Identities and Narratives in Post-Soviet Culture and Politics (Peter Lang, 2020) examines a complex process of identity formation in the context of exposure …
Literary Studies July 24, 2020

Karl Kraus and the Discourse of Modernity

Ari Linden

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In Karl Kraus and the Discourse of Modernity (Northwestern University Press, 2020), Ari Linden analyzes Karl Kraus’s oeuvre while engaging in the conversation about modernism and modernity, which is shaped …
Eastern European Studies June 17, 2020

Ukraine and Russia

From Civilized Divorce to Uncivil War

Paul D’Anieri

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Paul D’Anieri’s Ukraine and Russia: From Civilized Divorce to Uncivil War (Cambridge University Press, 2019) documents in a nuanced way the development of the current military conflict between Russia and …
Eastern European Studies June 5, 2020

The Famine of 1932-1933 in Ukraine

An Anatomy of the Holodomor

Stanislav Kulchytsky

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Stanislav Kulchytsky’s The Famine of 1932-1933 in Ukraine: An Anatomy of the Holodomor (CIUS Press, 2018) presents a meticulous research that unveils the mechanism of the Holodomor as a man-made …
Eastern European Studies June 1, 2020

Epic Journey

Life and Times of Wasyl Kushnir

Andrei Kushnir

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In Epic Journey: Life and Times of Wasyl Kushnir (Academic Studies Press, 2020), Andrei Kushnir documents the story of his father, Wasyl Kushnir, who was born in the western part …