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Series Spotlight: Shakespeare &

Widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist, William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright and actor. Shakespeare’s plays being translated in over 50 languages and performed across the globe for audiences of all ages. Shakespeare was also an actor and the creator of the Globe […]

Viktor Frankl: 75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz

TIMOTHY E. PYTELL The recent United Nations General Assembly declaration that the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz – January 27 – be designated International Holocaust Remembrance Day reflects the reality that the Holocaust has become a touchstone in global memory. Given the magnitude of the “unprecendented” destruction, this is not surprising. However, the conflation […]

New and Notable Titles from Berghahn Books & Journals

NEW & NOTABLE BOOKS

Marx is the New Black

Were he still alive, the philosopher behind The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital would be celebrating his 196th birthday today. Marx has made a comeback recently, with new books on his life and ideas popping up more frequently, and a new wave of “Millennial Marxists” taking to social media to discuss the original socialist’s ideas […]