The Volume „Historical moments in the History of Europe” includes a study about The Book of Whispers
Dana Sala, in the article “Cartea Şoaptelor, by Varujan Vosganian: The Palimpsest of Collective Memory”52, focuses on the relationship between history and otherness. In this book the author identifies three paradoxes. Thus “The first paradox is about the relationship between the dead ones and their descendants, between death and life inside a community”53. The author points out that the second paradox is about suffering.54 Last but not least, the authors points out: “A third paradox is to find meanings in suffering,
52 Dana Sala, “Cartea Şoaptelor, by Varujan Vosganian: The Palimpsest of Collective Memory” [The Book of Whispers, by Varujan Vosganian: The Palimpsest of Collective Memory], in From Periphery to Centre. The Image of Europe at the Eastern Border of Europe, ed. Sorin Şipoş et al.
(Cluj-Napoca: Editura Academia Română. Centrul de Studii Transilvane, 2014), 272-280. 53 Ibid., 275.
54 Ibid., 276.
to invalidate its destructive potential”.55 This last paradox is considered the connection between uprootedness and dwelling inside words.56
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