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Нетутэйшыя: Reversion

Нетутэйшыя: Reversion

For Belarusian literature, the 1990s were a time of liberation from the rigid corset of the Soviet literary tradition, in which only certain themes and forms were permitted. In the transition period, new forms and unusual combinations of genres proli... More
Dictionary of War
Ostap Slyvynsky

Dictionary of War

Dictionary of War After the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Ukrainian poet and translator Ostap Slyvynsky decided to "lend his voice" to the people who shared their war experience with him. The many voices, distilled with... More
The Unwomanly Face of War
Svetlana Alexievich

The Unwomanly Face of War

Svetlana Alexievich's documentary text, written in 1983 and published in Russian in the Soviet Union in 1985, is about women who fought in the Red Army during the Second World War but who have not become part of the collective memory. They tell the a... More
The Last Breakfast
Kacia Chekatoŭskaya

The Last Breakfast

The Last Breakfast (theatre texts) The volume includes six plays: Mastectomy, The Last Breakfast, Discreet, Half a Year, Gorgons, Theatre. In each play, Kacia Chekatoūskaya takes a close look at those different forms of violence and control th... More
Minsk School (Almanac)

Minsk School (Almanac)

Since the 2000s, Dmitry Strotsev has been publishing the "Minsk School" almanac in order to pass on the work of the non-conformist Belarusian authors of the 1970s and 1980s. The main language of the almanac was initially Russian, the language of thes... More
The Eternal Way
Ihnat Abdziralovič

The Eternal Way

The Eternal Way (Адвечным шляхам) Right at the beginning of this essay, written in 1921, Belarus is presented as “the border between East and West”, a culture without distinct contours. Kančeŭski sees the tragedy of the Belarusian nation in th... More

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