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Cox, John K. 1964-

Works: 20 works in 60 publications in 2 languages and 3,660 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Author of introduction
Classifications: DR1965, 949.71
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The history of Serbia by John K Cox( file )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,706 libraries worldwide
With the outbreak of war in the former Yugoslavia in 1991, interest in Balkan history has increased and become emotionally charged. This balanced and engagingly written history of Serbia will help readers to understand the complex web of Serbian history, politics, society, and culture and how the Serbs have dealt with the many political, military, and socioeconomic challenges in their history. It attempts to remove the veil of stereotypes and myths obscuring the significant details and developmental processes in the history of Serbia and in its relations with its neighbors. In addition to exam
Martin Kačur the biography of an idealist by Ivan Cankar( file )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
Slovenia : evolving loyalties by John K Cox( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
"This scholarly work provides a concise introduction to contemporary Slovenia, offering an overview of Slovenia's historical background and intellectual history, and detailed analyses of the major political, economic and cultural developments since 1991. Portraying Slovenia as a distinctive state that paradoxically resists cultural homogenization, while moving beyond the national and towards Europe, John Cox examines this unique Eastern European nation as an extremely successful example of postcommunist transition." "This up-to-date text will be of particular interest to students of East Central Europe, modern European history and postcommunist democratization."--BOOK JACKET
The lute and the scars by Danilo Kiš( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
<Div>Against a background of oppression and exile, the debate between death and writing continues unabated in The Lute and the Scars : death as allegory or symbolic act, and writing as the one impregnable defense, the only means of survival.</div>
Psalm 44 by Danilo Kiš( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
A last major work by the influential Serbian writer to be translated into English demonstrates his use of lyrical and unguarded language and is inspired by the stories of real inmates and warders at Auschwitz, including Dr. Mengele, whose experiences shaped the themes and patterns of Kis' subsequent writings
The attic by Danilo Kiš( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
The Attic is Danilo Kiš's first novel. Written in 1960, published in 1962, and set in contemporary Belgrade, it explores the relationship of a young man, known only as Orpheus, to the art of writing; it also tracks his relationship with a colorful cast of characters with nicknames such as Eurydice, Mary Magdalene, Tam-Tam, and Billy Wise Ass. Rich with references to music, painting, philosophy, and gastronomy, this bohemian Bildungsroman is a laboratory of technique and style for the young Kiš?at once a depiction of life in literary Belgrade, a register of stylistic devices a
Teaching about conflict and crisis in the former Yugoslavia the case of Bosnia-Hercegovina by John K Cox( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
A tale of two worlds by Vjenceslav Novak( file )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
In this novel, written by the esteemed novelist in 1901, a provincial composer and organist from Croatia struggles to find his way along the perilous frontier between the worlds of artistic vocation and humdrum family life. The local kapellmeister---a Czech, in good Habsburg tradition, and a confidant of Gaj and Palacky, influential politicians of the time---recognizes young Amadej Zlatanic as a prodigy and persuades the stingy mayor and stubborn parish priest to pack the teenager off to the conservatory in Prague. After several years of sordid student purgatory, Amadej returns to Croatia---ready for love and ready to make great art
Night and fog : the collected dramas and screenplays of Danilo Kiš by Danilo Kiš( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Mansarda by Danilo Kiš( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Slovenia by John K Cox( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Examines Slovenia's transition from a collection of provinces in the southern part of the Habsburg Empire, to a republic within Yugoslavia, to an independent state. Analyses political and economic developments since 1991
Palača sanj by Ismail Kadare( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in Slovenian and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"The role of my boots in the Anlogan Revolution" by Mate Dolenc( Article )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
William T. Vollmann A Critical Companion by Christopher K Coffman( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
<Span><span>This book is the first collection of essays on the works of William T. Vollmann. It offers a comprehensive overview of his writings through scholarly essays and nonscholarly reflections that assess his oeuvre</span><span style=""font-style:italic;""> </span><span>in terms of four conceptual categories: social, historical, political, and methodological. Taken together, these pieces place Vollmann among his peers in contemporary North American literature and open up new avenues for readers to negotiate the many challenges and rewards his texts present. </span></span>
Jože Pirejvec [!], Tito, Stalin in Zahod. Ljubljana: Delavska enotnost, 1987. 251 pp. by John K Cox( Article )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Historical and Philosophical Significance of the Simeon (Sviatoslav) Miscellany from 1073 by Bozhidar Peychev( Article )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Ante Pavelić and the Ustaša State in Croatia by John K Cox( Article )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Edvard Kardelj : a political biography by John K Cox( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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