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MQR Issue 58:4, Fall 2019: What Does Europe Want Now?

Featuring Essays by Jenny Erpenbeck, Elaine van der Geld, Jamal Mahjoub, and Eleni Theodoropoulos. Fiction by Mauro Covacich, Anzhelina Polonskaya, Dario Voltolini, and Mohit Manohar. Poetry by Jerzy Ficowski, Ken Babstock, H.L. Hix, GK Tewari, and Marianne Chan. And Translations by Mira Rosenthal, Ottilie Mulzet, Andrew Wachtel, and Marino D’Orazio

“The Limits of Contradiction”

Seventy years after the fall of Nazi Germany, it is startling to witness a resurgence of the fear of an enemy within. Europe’s future hinges on how this issue is resolved.

Flowers piled in front of a concrete wall.

“To Conjure Up the Dead”

It’s hard to commune with the dead when you are attending to your body. But didn’t I see my companion cry back there, in front of the suitcases? Did he smell the odor from human bodies?