The Decadent Review is seeking spectacularly written texts of any length on the subject of Dmitri Shostakovich and his music. We're looking for: criticism (cultural, literary); reviews (recordings, books, poetry, art); essays (aesthetics, linguistics, meta, history); musical ekphrasis of compositions (poetic, euphonious, discordant).
We value: erudition; cynicism; sarcasm; classicism; brutality; humor; existential despair.
Guidelines: Word (.docx); 12pt font; single spaced.
One article per author. The Decadent Review accepts submissions for this call through Submittable: https://thedecadentreview.submittable.com/submit/192413/dmitri-shostakovich
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