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A recovering “White Knight” reinterprets Keats

in Literature
Circe, a Greek mythological figure
"Dosso Dossi, Circe and her Lovers (in a Landscape)" by Dosso Dossi - Own work, Henry Townsend. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org.

Our literature columnist today adds literary, philosophical and psychological depth to the “White Knight Syndrome” in relationships, or the need to rescue a troublesome (potential) partner, drawing from a Keats poem, mythology and a plethora of femme fatales, and personal experience and interpretation.

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Reflections on Sleep Made Sullen

in Literature/Travel
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For some reason, I understood and yet didn’t understand what was spoken because in the dream I began to cry.

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Leipzig Events: “Culinary construction site reading” at Leipzig north, May 16

in Culture / Entertainment/Food

Intrigued by the title of this event-related post? Good. I’ll explain: Maike Steuer is in the process of transforming the site at Georg-Schumann-Str. 206 into an “intercultural cafe by September.” She invites you to come by Saturday, May 16, to check out the place, hang out, eat, chat and listen to some literature. Nice, cosy way to spend a springtime Saturday afternoon…

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Rejection’s ramifications

in Dating/Poetry
Rejection is rejection. Photo credit: Emilien ETIENNE via VisualHunt.com / CC BY

In rejection, we not only feel hurt but it seems more than that.

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Mark your Leipzig arts calendar: Leipzig Book Fair this week

in Arts
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

The Leipzig Book Fair is taking place 12-15 March at the Leipziger Messe: “The Leipzig book fair and its reading festival ‘Leipzig reads’ are the spring events of the book and media sector. Authors, readers and publishing companies meet to collect information, to engage in exchange and discover what is new.”

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Mark your Leipzig arts calendar: Finding Home literary concert (March 13)

in Arts/Events

If you’re in town this week, here’s an opportunity to meet some Leipzig writers and be immersed in a creative atmosphere while possibly drinking some Polish vodka or cocktail, and/or eating pierogi and such.

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