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Description of a struggle : the Picador book of contemporary Eastern European prose

Author: Michael March
Publisher: London : Picador, 1995, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Gathers together prose from ten countries which seek cultural integration with the rest of Europe and brings to the fore the vitality and range of fiction from these countries: Hungary, Poland,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael March
ISBN: 0330326309 9780330326308 0330330667 9780330330664 0679745149 9780679745143
OCLC Number: 62943285
Description: xxiv, 403 pages
Contents: Introduction: Writing from the empire behind the wall / Ivan Klima --
Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia : Russians by trade / Bora Cosic --
Repetition / Drago Jancar --
The Balkan express / Slavenka Drakulic --
The Pope / David Albahari --
Poland : Annihilation / Piotr Szewc --
Retina / Hanna Krall --
The register of adulteresses / Jerzy Pilch --
Mina / Pawel Huelle --
Hungary : Vivisection / Peter Nadas --
The sunken apple tree / Laszlo Marton --
Down the Danube / Peter Esterhazy --
The contents of suitcases / Lajos Grendel --
(to be continued). (Continued) Czech Republic : The pink scarf / Bohumil Hrabal --
The unborn / Eda Kriseova --
He wakes up / Alexandra Berkova --
Brownian motion / Ondrej Neff --
Slovakia : Escalation of feeling --
Pavel Vilikovsky --
Memorial to Don Giovanni / Jan Johanides --
On the threshold/ Dusan Mitana --
The white dog / Rudolf Sloboda --
Bulgaria : Desires: the erotica of Communism / Ivailo Dichev --
Big business / Victor Paskov --
My past, my future / Ivan Kulekov --
A Bulgarian tourist chats to an English pigeon in Trafalgar Square / Stanislav Stratiev --(to be continued). (Continued) Romania : The dream / Mircea Cartarescu --
The open window / Ana Blandiana --
The war / George Cusnarencu --
The art of war / Stefan Agopian --
Albania : The concert / Ismail Kadare --
The secret of my youth / Mimoza Ahmeti --
The pain of a distant winter / Teodor Laco --
Lithuania : Two stories about suicides / Jurga Ivanauskaite --
I'm going out, to buy a lightbulb / Valdas Papievis --
Latvia : The history of yellow / Andrei Levkin --
Mousy death / Andra Neiburga --
Estonia : The beauty of history / Viivi Luik --
We gaze up into the tops of the spruce trees / Rein Tootmaa --(to be continued). (Continued) Belarus : Variations on the seasons / Yurii Petkevich --
Ukraine : Hog's fat, pancake, and the sausage / Igor Klekh --
Russia : The time of peonies: a novel / Svetlana Vasilieva --
Stereoscopic Slavs / Zufar Gareev --
Ants / Viktor Lapitskii --
Philemon and Baucis / Olga Novikova.
Responsibility: edited by Michael March.

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