An Ermine in Czernopol with Alina Stefanescu

Episode 5 January 24, 2023 01:23:32
An Ermine in Czernopol with Alina Stefanescu
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An Ermine in Czernopol with Alina Stefanescu

Jan 24 2023 | 01:23:32

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Show Notes

Writer and translator Alina Stefanescu joins us to discuss An Ermine in Czernopol, a humorous and deadly serious novel written by Gregor von Rezzori and translated by Philip Boehm. In this multilayered discussion, we seek the ghosts of Chernivtsi, a city in present-day Ukraine, and probe the meaning of honor and belonging in light of creeping fascism and anti-Semitism. Listeners unfamiliar with the plot may want to wait until they've read the book to tune in.

Learn more about Alina's work at https://www.alinastefanescuwriter.com.

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