Balkan Blues: Writing Out of Yugoslavia

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Joanna Labon
Northwestern University Press, 1995 - Fiction - 268 pages
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 Ugresic, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Dragan Velikic, Danilo Kis, Drago Jancar, Mirko Kovac, Goran Stefanovski, Dževad Karahasan, and Slobodan Blagojevic.
 

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Contents

DUBRAvKA UGRES16 Balkan Blues
3
Bogdan Bogdanović The City and Death
37
DRAGo JANCAR Augsburg
75
Portrait of an Inward City
89
DRAGAN velikić Astrakhan
105
MIRKo Kovač Farewell to Mother
153
DANilo Kiš A Man with No Country
179
Tales from a City A Play
211
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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.

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