Literature and the state: Julio Ramos, Desencuentros de la modernidad

That’s a now old and famous book, but I have some old notes of mine on a page of an old review whose author I don’t know. So we will write them here before I recycle this piece of paper, to stimulate thought. My notes were that this is then the beginning of that literature-nation-state … More Literature and the state: Julio Ramos, Desencuentros de la modernidad

Materials for Russian, and more

RussianPod on Facebook is one grammar/vocabulary/pronunciation method. Boston University has a great Russian poetry site for learning. I’ll start with Daniil Kharms. That’s Даниил Хармс, of course. And I learned about the Red Line Podcasts. Day 2. хуй мне, а не метро – slang. “What I got was dick, not metro.” Обморок – faint (n.) … More Materials for Russian, and more

Alexander Veniaminovich

At first there was an apartment in the Polytechnic Museum, then they lived on Myasnitskaya (there is also a construction office), then they rented a house near the Kursk Way, in 1901 they bought their own house in Arkhangelsky Lane. Axé.

Sidney Hook

Towards the Understanding of Karl Marx is available, so it is no longer necessary to have an old and blurry photocopy of it, made after requesting it from Interlibrary Loan. But it’s a great text. “One cannot be orthodox at any price and a lover of the truth at the same time,” says author Sidney … More Sidney Hook