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B r e a k i n g t h e S i l e n c e: Au t o da f e Autodafe, created by the International Parliament of Writers, is a literary document for our times that reflects the political and social realities of the world in which we live. This journal collects writings from many of the greatest voices worldwide, usually in reaction to recent events, offering a human response to political acts.
“Our Parliament of Writers exists to fight for oppressed writers and against all those who persecute them and their work, and to renew continually the declaration of independence without which writing is impossible; and not only writing, but dreaming; and not only dreaming, but thought; and not only thought, but liberty itself.” —Salman Rushdie V o lu me 1 Includes Gao Er Tai (China) on the obligation to smile in Chinese work camps; Vincenzo Consolo (Italy) on the disappearance of the fireflies; Jacques Derrida (France) on displaced literatures; Mehmed Uzun (Turkey/Kurdistan) on the Kurdish renaissance in exile; Salman Rushdie’s (UK) declaration of independence; and more. Paper 978-1-58322-058-0 $16.95 280 pages
V o lu me 2 Revolving around the problem of the untouchable, the second volume includes work by Bei Dao (China), Stanko Cerovic (Montenegro), Varlam Chalamov (Russia), Nuruddin Farah (Somalia), Alia Mamdouh (Iraq), Rick Moody and Mary Gaitskill (USA), and more. Paper 978-1-58322-262-1 $16.95 256 pages
V o lu me 3/4 A Manual for Intellectual Survival The third edition examines contemporary threats to creative expression, current forms of censorship and propaganda, and new means of intellectual, literary, and linguistic resistance. With contributions by Russell Banks, Helene Cixous, Ariel Dorfman, Carlos Fuentes, Naguib Mahfouz, Wole Soyinka, and more. Paper 978-1-58322-476-2 $17.95 256 pages
Published on Oct 21, 2014
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