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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis kitose duomenų bazėse / Article in other databases (S4)
Field of Science: Politikos mokslai / Political sciences (S002)
Author(s): Donskis, Leonidas
Title: Czesławas Miłoszas - prievarta ir stilius
Other Title: Czesław Miłosz: coercion and style
Is part of: Darbai ir dienos. Kaunas : Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas., 46 (2006)
Extent: p. 89-104
Date: 2006
Keywords: Miłosz Czesław;Rašytojas lenkų;Ideologija;Cenzūra;Stilius;Moralinė vaizduotė;Miłosz Czesław;Polish writer;Ideology;Censorship;Style;Moral imagination
Abstract: In this thoughtful and subtle analysis of the totalitarian system of brainwashing and manipulative exchanges, Csesław Miłosz offers a new interpretation of Ketman, which, in his able hands, is transformed into a trans-ideological and trans-civilizational idiom that operates equally well within religious and secular ideocracies. Miłosz's provocative and thought-stimulating interpretation of Ketman enabled him to reveal different literary devices and interpretive techniques concealing one's true political, moral, aesthetic, and religious views. These devices and techniques appear to have been invented or perfected by Central and East European intellectuals who were desperately trying to survive and act decently in a world of cynical lies and severe censorship. The acceptance of an alien dogma while practicing one's religion secretly or keeping fidelity to one's values, Ketman appears to have originated as trans-civilizational phenomenon, instead of something easly reducible to Islam or the Stalinist phase of Communism. By and large, the history of philosophy is a history of Ketman as far as the pre-modern forms monotheism are concerned [...]
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Darbai ir dienos / Deeds and Days 2006, nr. 46
Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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