The Prose Fiction of Danilo Kiš, Serbian Jewish Writer: Childhood and the Holocaust
This study examines the prose of Danilo Kis, one of the best-known fiction writers of central and southeastern Europe, as a textual exploration of different modes of self-constitution, executed in order to construct a personal history and a self-portrait.
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A Conception of the Novel
The Question of Genre
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