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  • Hardcover
  • 224
  • Remaining Relevant after Communism The Role of the Writer in Eastern Europe
  • Andrew Baruch Wachtel
  • English
  • 24 January 2017
  • 9780226867663

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Remaining Relevant after Communism The Role of the Writer in Eastern Europe

Andrew Baruch Wachtel ¹ 1 CHARACTERS

Ppy to lose its influence despite recognizing that their exalted social position was related to their reputation for challenging political oppression such writers have worked hard to retain their status inventing a series of new strategies for this purpose Remaining Relevant after Communism considers these strategies from pulp fiction to public service documenting what has happened on the East European scene since 19.

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Europe considers the effects of the end of communism on such writersAccording to Andrew Baruch Wachtel the fall of the Berlin Wall and the creation of fledgling societies in Eastern Europe brought an end to the conditions that put the region's writers on a pedestal In the euphoria that accompanied democracy and free markets writers were liberated from the burden of grandiose political expectations But no group is ha.

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More than any other art form literature defined Eastern Europe as a cultural and political entity in the second half of the twentieth century Although often persecuted by the state East European writers formed what was freuently recognized to be a second government and their voices were heard and revered inside and outside the borders of their countries This study by one of our most influential specialists on Eastern.