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Balkan Blues: Writing Out of Yugoslavia (Writings from an Unbound Europe)by Joanna Labon
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'Balkan Blues: Writing Out of Yugoslavia' was first published as a special issue of 'Storm', the British literary journal of new eastern European writing, and appears in this country for the first time. Joanna Labon has selected excellent, timely pieces in various genres by exiled or silenced members of the true 'Yugoslav' intelligentsia.
This collection first appeared as a special issue of Storm, the British literary journal of new eastern European writing. Joanna Labon has selected excellent, timely essays, stories, drama, and prose by exiled or silenced members of the Yugoslav intelligentsia.
Contributors: Dubravka Ugrešic, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Dragan Velikic, Danilo Kiš, Drago Jancar, Mirko Kovac, Goran Stefanovski, Dževad Karahasan, and Slobodan Blagojevic.
About the Author
Joanna Labon was born in 1962 and graduated from Manchester University. She worked as a bookseller and as an editor at Faber and Faber before fouding Storm in 1990. She was the publisher Jonathan Cape's foreign literature advisor from 1991 to 1993 and for the past several years has been the Institute of Contemporary Arts' main consultant on eastern Europe. She lives in London.
Table of Contents
Dubravka Ugrešic Balkan Blues
Bogdan Bogdanovic The City and Death
Drago Jancar Augsburg
Dževad Karahasan Sarajevo: Portrait of an Inward City
Mirko Kovac Farewell to Mother
Danilo Kiš A Man with No Country
Slobodan Blagojevic Here I Am!
Goran Stefanovski Sarajevo: Tales from a City (A Play)
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