Interview with Peter Sloterdijk

In relation to the release of his recent book, “Nach Gott”, the German philosopher and cultural critic, Peter Sloterdijk visited Copenhagen and the International Author Scene at the Royal Library in Copenhagen for a conversation with his colleague, Manfred Osten. On that occasion, I interviewed the central thinker for the Danish-based, and internationally acclaimed Scenario… Continue reading Interview with Peter Sloterdijk

Modern Literature is Never Harmless

We often seem to think stress can be cured by mindfulness, walks on the beach and learning to say words such as “no” and “never mind”. But what if the literature has a better answer – if only it were taken seriously? In the first part in the series on how stress is expressed in… Continue reading Modern Literature is Never Harmless

What has literature got to do with it?

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]The question of literature’s role in understanding society [/cs_text][/cs_column][/cs_row][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]To many, literature is a recreational activity, a necessary evil to passing exams at school or… Continue reading What has literature got to do with it?

Feeling stressed?

The beginning of a journey mapping stress in literature So. This is it. The beginning of my thesis in literature. I’ve set sail to conquer the world. My goal is not a small one and I won’t settle for less. I want to show how literature is actually a way to take the temperature of… Continue reading Feeling stressed?