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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Hello, Darkness My Old Friend
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Ursula Duborsarsky explores the notion of darkness, particularly in the context of Rudolf Tesnohlidek's The Cunning Little Vixen, Tesnohlidek's own life, and Leos Janacek's eponymously-titled opera based on Tesnohlidek's tale.


  • Epigraph: The forest looms dark, deep and mysterious, or so it appears to people, especially poets and painters, who enter it alone. They feel sadness and sometimes even the kind of strange fear one feels in childhood: a fear of nothing. - Rudolf Tesnohlidek, The Cunning Little Vixen.

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    y separately published work icon The Age 14 June 2008 Z1508399 2008 newspaper issue 2008 pg. 24 Section: A2
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