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  • Burgtheater

    Burgtheater

    Elfriede Jelineks Burgtheater : nicht/nur für Österreich? This essay by Allyson Fiddler investigates why Jelinek’s controversial play ‘Burgtheater’ (first published 1982) has been staged only once – and very belatedly – […]

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  • Joint Digital Authorship Project with Paris 8

    Joint Digital Authorship Project with Paris 8

    The emergence of digital technologies and their increasing importance in the production and reception of culture has fundamentally transformed the meaning and lived reality of authorship. The models developed at […]

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  • Literature beyond the book – Festival Extra!

    Literature beyond the book – Festival Extra!

    From the 5th to the 9th September 2018, the Centre Pompidou in Paris held the second edition of its Festival Extra!, looking into what happens ‘when literature leaves the book’. […]

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  • Literature goes beyond the book – and we go with it!

    Literature goes beyond the book – and we go with it!

    From the 5th to the 9th September 2018, the Centre Pompidou in Paris opens the second edition of its Festival Extra!, which proposes to show what happens ‘when literature leaves […]

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  • Multilingual Digital Authorship (Symposium Report)

    Multilingual Digital Authorship (Symposium Report)

    The World Wide Web is commonly perceived as the ultimate tool of homogenizing culture through dominant platforms such as Google and Facebook, and consequently as the major culprit in the […]

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  • Canan Marasligil

    Canan Marasligil

    Canan Marasligil is a feminist writer, literary translator, editor, podcaster and curator based in Amsterdam. She holds a residency with us for March 2018, where she will be working with students […]

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  • Roman Ehrlich

    Roman Ehrlich

    The critically acclaimed writer Roman Ehrlich is certainly one of the most unconventional and interesting voices among young contemporary writers in Germany and Authors & the World is happy to welcome him […]

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  • Pacing out a Polyglot Poetics

    Pacing out a Polyglot Poetics

    To what extent is reading a book like walking into a museum? In this conversation, held in early 2017 at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Rebecca Braun and Ulrike […]

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  • Literature in the Digital Space: Beyond the Amateur-Professional Binary

    Literature in the Digital Space: Beyond the Amateur-Professional Binary

    While often presented as a threat to reading and literature, digital technology has opened the literary space by adding entirely new dimensions to it. “Amateur” authors have more opportunity than […]

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  • Locating Creation

    Locating Creation

    Locating Creation: On Origins, Creative Practices, and Futures Charles Carter Building, Room A19, Lancaster University 15 & 16 May 2017 What happens when a writer sits down to write or […]

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