Valentina Shulikovskaya



The Chronicles of One Life

“I propose to imagine people who live
days of their lives (periods of their wake-
fulness) in arbitrary order. Every evening
these people go to sleep and do not know
at which period of their life they will wake
up, though they have sketchy memory,
a misty (like in a dream) general under-
standing of the whole of their life;
and it helps them to orientate themselves within each single day. Unlike us, they even do not know whether their existence is finite. How can we imagine the psychical life of these people? What are their dreams, hopes and fears? ”