Dictator Literature: A History of Despots Through Their Writing




Dictator Literature

Pub Date : 2018-04 | Author : Daniel Kalder | Publisher : Oneworld

ISBN 10 : 1786070588
ISBN 13 : 9781786070586

Few may realise that the leader of Turkmenistan a man who once renamed bread after his own mother wrote his own holy book, which is required reading before taking a driving test. I..


The Infernal Library

Pub Date : 2018-03-06 | Author : Daniel Kalder | Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

ISBN 10 : 9781627793438
ISBN 13 : 1627793437

A harrowing tour of “dictator literature” in the twentieth-century, featuring the soul-killing prose and poetry of Hitler, Mao, and many more, which shows how books have someti..



Dictator S Handbook

Pub Date : 2012-06-01 | Author : Randall Wood | Publisher : Randall Wood

ISBN 10 : 9780615652429
ISBN 13 : 0615652425

Ever wonder if the world's tyrants are all using the same instruction manual? They are: here it is. From getting to power to dividing your enemies, suppressing revolution, stealing..


I The Supreme

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Augusto Antonio Roa Bastos | Publisher : Dalkey Archive Press

ISBN 10 : 1564782476
ISBN 13 : 9781564782472

"An elaborate and erudite opus saturated in the verbal bravura of classic modernism." The New Yorker..


Lost Cosmonaut

Pub Date : 2006-08-29 | Author : Daniel Kalder | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9780743293501
ISBN 13 : 0743293509

Daniel Kalder belongs to a unique group: the anti-tourists. Sworn to uphold the mysterious tenets of The Shymkent Declarations, the anti-tourist seeks out the dark, lost zones of o..


Tyrants Writing Poetry

Pub Date : 2018-02-05 | Author : Albrecht Koschorke | Publisher : Central European University Press

ISBN 10 : 9789633862025
ISBN 13 : 9633862027

As conventional understanding would have it, the sometimes brutal business of governing can only be carried out at the price of distance from art, while poetic beauty best fl ouris..


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