Vanishing I Cristina Soiman

"Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?" Linda Nochlin asked in 1971 in a manifesto of feminist art history.  Feminists pointed out that throughout most of recorded history males have imposed patriarchal (father-centered) social systems (in which they have dominated females).  Significant in the dominant (meaning especially Western) culture's patriarchal heritage is the preponderance … Vanishing I Cristina Soiman weiterlesen

Salutare

Today's Romanian lesson included the etymology of the word "sarut".  Nichita Stanescu repeated it obsessively in his poem "Tinerii". It stems from Latin "salutare". Sarut and Salut share the same origin. What a nice implication! There was obviously a time when everybody greeted everybody with a kiss.