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Balkan Blues: Writing Out of Yugoslavia (Writings from an Unbound Europe)

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Publisher Comments:

'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.

Synopsis:

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

Introduction

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)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810113251
Editor:
Labon, Joanna
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Editor:
Labon, Joanna
Author:
Labon, Joanna
Location:
Evanston, Ill. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Yugoslav literature
Subject:
Yugoslav literature -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Writings from an Unbound Europe Paperback
Series Volume:
79
Publication Date:
19951031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
268
Dimensions:
8 x 4.75 in

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Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » General
History and Social Science » Europe » Eastern Europe » Former Yugoslavia
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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.

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