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Russian 'Umberto Eco' demystifies the Holy Fool

Russian 'Umberto Eco' demystifies the Holy Fool | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it

Eugene Vodolazkin’s recent novel “Laurus” is a literary sensation, and its author, a specialist in ancient Russian culture, is now known as Russia’s Umberto Eco. Much of the novel is dedicated to describing yurodstvo, the state of being ‘Christ’s fool,’ an extreme spiritual obsession or even insanity, and a phenomenon perceived as deeply Russian in nature.


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Dear Scholars, Delete Your Account At Academia.Edu

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As for-profit platforms like Academia.edu look to monetize the dissemination of scholarly writing even further, academics across the globe must now consider alternatives to proprietary companies which profit from our writing. Here are a few suggestions.
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