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Across the river : on the poetry of Mak Dizdar

Author: Rusmir Mahmutćehajić; Saba Risaluddin; Francis R Jones
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2011.
Series: Abrahamic dialogues series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The work of Mehmedalija "Mak" Dizdar (1917-71) is the cornerstone of modern Bosnian literature. During the Second World War he was a member of the anti-fascist Partisans. After the war, he became prominent in Bosnian cultural life and eventually president of the Writers' Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina. His work blends influences from Bosnian Christian culture, Islamic mysticism, and the cultural remains of medieval
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Mak Dizdar; Mak Dizdar; Mak Dizdar; Mak / Criticism and interpretation Dizdar
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rusmir Mahmutćehajić; Saba Risaluddin; Francis R Jones
ISBN: 9780823231683 0823231682
OCLC Number: 326466145
Description: xii, 254 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The text beyond the text: Stone sleeper (kameni spavac) in the light of perennial philosophy --
Across water : a message on realization --
Epilogue: the perfect man.
Series Title: Abrahamic dialogues series.
Other Titles: Preko vode.
Responsibility: Rusmir Mahmutcehajic ; translated by Saba Risaluddin, with poetry translations by Francis R. Jones.

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A theological reflection and hermeneutical masterpiece on a landmark poem.-Ivo Banac

 
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