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Featured Items from COURAGE Registry (selection)
- Title-page of samizdat Information about Charta 77
- Sixtiers Museum Collection
- Periodical Auseklis Collection
- Prison on Lonskogo Street
- Only the Forbidden Newspapers Will be Remembered
- Steinhardt, Nicolae. Confession, in Romanian. Manuscript
- Newspaper "Literary News" (Literaturni novini)
- Havel, Václav. Anticodes, in Czech, 1964. Book
- AL (Actual / Alternative / Artpool Letter), 1983-1985. Samizdat journal
- Hidoș, Emil. Musical publication Wald old popp, in Romanian, 1969. Samizdat
- Samizdat magazine "Marm"
- Batik print "Learn Polish", 1981
- Essay by Dorin Tudoran: Cold or Fear? About the Condition of Today’s Romanian Intellectual (in Romanian). 1984.
- Polish Underground Publications Collection at Polish Library POSK in London
- Stus, Vasyl. Poems smuggled out of Ukraine, 1979. Manuscript
- Michal Šufliarsky Collection
- Seifert, Jaroslav. Morový sloup = The Plague monument, 1980. Book
- Front-page of the Bratislavské listy samizdat
- Archive of the GDR-Opposition at the Robert Havemann Society
- Buda Ray University, 1982-1986. Mail art
- Petrescu, Dan et al. "Furrows Across the Baulks" Revisited, in Romanian, 1983. Manuscript
- Kundera, Milan
- Printer Krumpholc
- Letters from the camp
- Listy - exile magazine
- Letter of Ivan Medek on founding of Press Service, 1982
- Call for Protest in Support of the “Arrested” Editors of the Romanian Hungarian Samizdat Ellenpontok, in Hungarian, 20 November 1982
- Samizdat issue of Ellenpontok (Counterpoints) No. 7, in Hungarian, September 1982
- Stasiv-Kalynets, Iryna. Oranta, 1970. Samizdat manuscript.
- Speech by Ludvík Vaculík, 1967
- Samizdat issue of Ellenpontok No. 8, in Hungarian, October 1982
- Periodical "Auseklis"
- Underground issues of "brulion" literary and cultural periodical
- Václav Havel Library
- Society of Libri Prohibiti
- Estonian Cultural History Archives
- Farewell Waltz
Related Collections from COURAGE Registry (selection)
- Mihai Stănescu Caricature Collection
- Samizdat Collection at Petőfi Literary Museum (PLM)
- Doina Cornea Private Collection
- Solidarity Collection at the British Library
- Ellenpontok Ad-hoc Collection at CNSAS
- Czech Samizdat Collection at Libri Prohibiti
- Kiáltó Szó – Sándor Balázs Private Collection
- Ellenpontok–Tóth Private Collection
- Culianu & Petrescu Private Library
- 1989: Europe’s Revolution and Legacy (BBC, 2009)
- Cold War International History Project (Woodrow Wilson Center)
- Václav Havel Library
- NEP4DISSENT COST Action
- Project for the Study of Dissidence and Samizdat
- Openness in Russia and Eastern Europe (NSA: 30+ years of FOIA)
- Revolutions of 1989 (RFE/RL)
- Making the History of 1989 (Roy Rosenzweig CHNM)
- Consequences and Commemorations of 1989 in Eastern Europe (ENRS)
2) Which of these source materials were translated, from which language to which, and why?
3) Construct a timeline of the major events in samizdat publishing, and see where the featured items fit in. Are there any from much earlier or much later than expected?
4) Plot the featured items on a map of Eastern Europe, and make a note of where the text originated (perhaps in another language or format), and where it was read. What is the farthest that a single text has traveled?
Visit a local archive that contains material about your neighborhood/town/city/county. What information can you find about local, self-published materials? Were there any small-circulation magazines, newspapers, or ‘zines that were locally produced? Who was their audience and what kind of subculture or association did they address? When did they cease publication and why?
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