Archive for May, 2017

Chaste bordello novel

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on 26 May 2017 by delclem

Im Haus zur roten Laterne

Neuausgabe / new edition: Der heilige Skarabäus (1909) krabbelt wieder.
Rezension des “Unsittenromans” von Else Jerusalem aus Fin-de-siècle Wien.

Review in English below the German text. Illustration: poster of the film adaptation.
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The ‘aureole’ of identity politics

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on 23 May 2017 by delclem

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“The elimination of independent individuals from discourse, their equalization with, and their dissolution in, ‘their’ culture with which they are identified and with which they often identify themselves, reminds us of the life and thought of archaic tribal societies.” >analysis (in German) of #identity politics by the Viennese author and psychoanalyst Sama Maani in his blog (c) DER STANDARD, 2017