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Преходът след 1989 година: събития, политики, оценки
The Post-1989 Transition: events, politics, assessments

Author(s): Slaveya Dimitrova
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Applied Linguistics, Philology, Sociology of Literature
Published by: Институт за литература - BAN
Keywords: November 10th 1989; transition; democracy; responsibility; intellectual; social price

Summary/Abstract: The paper focuses on a series of interviews conducted with Bulgarian intellectuals on the occasion of the 10th and the 25th anniversary of November 10th, 1989, for Deutsche Welle and the Kultura newspaper respectively. An analysis is carried out on the opinions shared by the interviewees on the significance of that date for Bulgarian political, social and cultural life, on freedom, the new political trends and the emblematic figures in them. Special attention is paid on the role which the new democratic situation assigned to the intellectuals. They are altogether set in opposition to the political elites of the Transition.

  • Issue Year: 66/2023
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 21-36
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Bulgarian