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Yanggongju as an allegory of the nation: Images of working-class women in popular and radical texts

Hyun Sook Kim's essay examining representations of working-class South Korean sex workers for U.S. military in popular and radical texts, both of which fix the identities of the women as "bad"/"good" and treat the female body as a metaphorical map of the Korean nation.

Published in Dangerous Women: Gender and Korean Nationalism (2012).

The Dispossessed

Full online text -- as well as pdf, epub, and mobi files -- of Ursula Le Guin's anarchist sci-fi classic The Dispossessed.

Metropoliteno - Vladimir Varankin

V. Varankin — instruisto de kavaleria lernejo. Urbo Tverj, 1925

Romano de Vladimir Varankin verkisto de Esperanto por Laboristoj. El la eldonejo "Sur la paĝoj de «Metropoliteno» vi legos pri la eventoj, kiuj kaŭzis naskiĝon de naziismo en Germanio kaj uzurpon de potenco en USSR far la koterio de Stalin."

Extracts from Carbonia (We Were All Communists)

Selections from Carbonia (We Were All Communists), Balestrini's novel of class struggle in a mining town

‘To live outside the trial’: Anarchist implications in Foucauldian readings of Franz Kafka’s 'In the Penal Colony' and 'The Trial'

An academic article by David Tulley about Franz Kafka’s engagement with anarchist theory in relation to two of his novels.

The Mexican - Jack London

Jack London's short story about a boxer who prize fights to fund the Mexican revolution.

In the mirror - Krailat

Kon Krailat's short fiction about an alienated male sex worker.

The railway hamlet - Chaiwat

Chatcharin Chaiwat's short fiction about the gruesome workplace death of a Thai railway worker and the identifical fate of his son years later.

Before reaching the stars - Wanlyangkun

Wat Wanlyangkun's 1975 short fiction about a Thai mother following the assassination of her student activist son. Included is an introduction by the late Benedict Anderson.

La travivaĵoj de la brava soldato Ŝvejk dum la mondmilito - Jaroslav Hašek

Statuo de brava soldato Švejk ĉe staciodomo en Humenné - Slovakio, kie Švejk est

La travivaĵoj de la brava soldato Ŝvejk dum la mondmilito (1921-1923) estas kvarparta humora romano de ĉeĥa verkisto Jaroslav Hašek tradukita en 54 lingvojn, kelkfoje filmita kaj ankaŭ dramigita. Temas pri la plej signifa verko de Hašek fare de multe da homoj kunigita kun ilustraĵoj de Josef Lada. La morto bedaŭrinde ne permesis al Hašek fini sian verkon.