Das weiße Schloss

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Ada and Yves are a happy couple. They’ve decided to have a child, but they fear the incompatibility of love, career and education. That’s why they’re participating in the prestigious White Castle Project in which surrogate mothers deliver and raise foreign parents’ children on a completely organic and fair-trade basis. Parenting is a profession here, supervised and directed by an …

Die Gedächtnislosen: Erinnerungen einer Europäerin

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“Die Gedächtnislosen” pleads with exemplary diligence for a continuation of mnemonic techniques so as to counteract the ethnic and nationalist tendencies. The author fuels the notion that right-wing populist currents in Europe can be explained by the way in which their own history after the Second World War was handled. By way of illustration, the Franco-German author who grew up …

Die Gedächtnislosen: Erinnerungen einer Europäerin

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“Die Gedächtnislosen” pleads with exemplary diligence for a continuation of mnemonic techniques so as to counteract the ethnic and nationalist tendencies. The author fuels the notion that right-wing populist currents in Europe can be explained by the way in which their own history after the Second World War was handled. By way of illustration, the Franco-German author who grew up …

Die Kunst, für sich selbst zu sprechen

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This essay is a plea for mutual listening and encouragement for individuals to defend their point of view without being constrained by groups and ideologies. At the same time, it is a small cultural history of well-intentioned usurpations. For example, volunteers who present refugees’ history as if it were their own. So-called strangers don’t just have enemies; sometimes they also …

Die Kunst, für sich selbst zu sprechen

maltekebbel

This essay is a plea for mutual listening and encouragement for individuals to defend their point of view without being constrained by groups and ideologies. At the same time, it is a small cultural history of well-intentioned usurpations. For example, volunteers who present refugees’ history as if it were their own. So-called strangers don’t just have enemies; sometimes they also …

Die Kunst, für sich selbst zu sprechen

maltekebbel

This essay is a plea for mutual listening and encouragement for individuals to defend their point of view without being constrained by groups and ideologies. At the same time, it is a small cultural history of well-intentioned usurpations. For example, volunteers who present refugees’ history as if it were their own. So-called strangers don’t just have enemies; sometimes they also …

Missouri

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Summer of 1989: Karl is 23 years old and wants to leave his unhappy youth in boarding school behind. An Assistant Teacher job in Columbia, Missouri is the sought-after opportunity to reinvent himself. There he falls in love with Stella, one of his students. All rationalism proves itself relative in the face of feelings she elicits in him which he …

Missouri

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Summer of 1989: Karl is 23 years old and wants to leave his unhappy youth in boarding school behind. An Assistant Teacher job in Columbia, Missouri is the sought-after opportunity to reinvent himself. There he falls in love with Stella, one of his students. All rationalism proves itself relative in the face of feelings she elicits in him which he …