Russia container
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Booth, Alexander, translator.
Published
London : Seagull Books, 2022.
Format
Book
ISBN
1803090650, 9781803090658
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xv, 382 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
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Published
London : Seagull Books, 2022.
Language
English
ISBN
1803090650, 9781803090658

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Originally published as Alexander Kluge, Russland-Kontainer, Suhrkamp Verlag, Berlin 2020.
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"Not just in light of a contested pipeline during the war in Ukraine but also after centuries of both exchange and rejection, Russia and Germany were and are as far away from each other as they are intrinsically linked. The geopolitical present seems critical, the signs pointing towards conflict and polarity. In this hot climate, German author Alexander Kluge makes Russia the exclusive subject of his latest book, offering multiple perspectives: from that of the historical German patriots of the Napoleonic Wars of Liberation to the narrative point of view of Franz Kafka and Heiner Müller; from messianic yearning and utopian expectations of the twentieth century to the full-blown or near-miss catastrophes in the atomic age. Composed in Kluge's characteristic short-prose vignette style, interspersed with numerous images and often humorous asides, Russia Container is yet another brilliant and thought-provoking work from one of Europe's most prolific and deeply intellectual literary genius. The volume includes a preface specially written to engage with the current events in Ukraine, making Kluge's narratives even more timely and topical."--Amazon.com.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kluge, A., & Booth, A. (2022). Russia container . Seagull Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kluge, Alexander, 1932- and Alexander, Booth. 2022. Russia Container. Seagull Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kluge, Alexander, 1932- and Alexander, Booth. Russia Container Seagull Books, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kluge, Alexander, and Alexander Booth. Russia Container Seagull Books, 2022.

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