Sunday, January 30, 2011

"His excellency ... used to love tame birds ..."

Seventy years ago The Master and Margaritacould not conceivably have been published in Stalinist Russia. It pretended to believe that even a fragment surfacing would bring madness upon its maker. But its reception into cult novel, tourist attraction, web fetish, Iron Maiden fodder - did it know of that?

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Brief Genealogy of Legal Fiction