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2008-06-14 09:00:20

By Rebecca Stephens Deep in rural Montenegro lies the largest freshwater lake in south-east Europe, where Rebecca Stephens finds the holidaymaker's holy grail: a beach of one's own There is a beach in Europe that is clean and free from crowds, even in August.

2007-03-31 03:00:09

By Rohman, Carrie This essay suggests that West's story exposes forms of racialized and gendered mastery that are coded as a failed attempt to eliminate and transcend animality.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.