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Mercy in Shakespeare’s MERCHANT OF VENICE

The Goethe Institute Ljubjana will accompany a philosophy seminar by Prof. Dr. Mladen Dolar, Prof. Dr. Joseph Vogl, and Dr. Samo Tomšič with an essay booklet “Psyhopatologija politično-ekonomskega vsakdana” in Slovenian and in German. I translated an essay THE QUALITY OF MERCY IS NOT STRAINED on the nature of mercy in Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice […]

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LESS THAN ONE/Joseph Brodsky

In 1986, Joseph Brodsky (Nobel prize for literature 1987) describes in two texts (“LESS THAN ONE” und “A ROOM AND A HALF”) his childhood, the Russian collective unconscious, anti-Semitism, and the characteristics of society under totalitarian rule that can make anybody both hangman and victim. Both texts are equally beautiful and painful. The German translators […]

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