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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Moscow Quintet
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  • This poem is in five numbered parts.
  • Author's note: In response to an episode recounted in Marina Tsvetaeva's memoir, Earthly Signs

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    y separately published work icon Hecate vol. 42 no. 1 2016 10753075 2016 periodical issue

    Hecate has from the mid-1970s published work from cross-disciplinary perspectives that contest hegemonic received ideas regarding gender, class, ethnicity and race, and sexualities, and how these things have played out at particular times in particular places. In this issue, Fiona Duthie's article discusses some female characters in Janette Turner Hospital's novels who aim at 'interesting forms of internationalism' and who challenge 'cultural and political systems that seek to enforce division,' so that the can try 'to achieve the truth and justice thy so earnestly desire against the backdrop of the general bleakness.' While this could be said of many fictional female characters in much of the literature of the past decades, the reference her to 'bleakness' seems particularly apposite when 'interpreting the world' in 2016.' (Editorial 4)

    pg. 110-112
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  • Moscow,
    Former Soviet Union,
    Eastern Europe, Europe,
  • 1917-1919
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