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Birth certificate : the story of Danilo Kiš

Author: Mark Thompson
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

An engaging and experimental biography of Danilo Kis (1935-89), the Yugoslav novelist, essayist, poet, and translator whose work generated storms of controversy in his homeland but today holds  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Danilo Kiš; Danilo Kiš; Danilo Kiš; Danilo Kiš; Danilo Kiš
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Thompson
ISBN: 9780801448881 0801448883
OCLC Number: 799253446
Awards: Winner of Winner, Jan Michalski Prize for Literature Winn.
Description: xiii, 355 pages : illustrations, map ; 27 cm
Contents: Great and invisible --
Birth certificate (a short autobiography) by Danilo Kiš --
First interlude : the garret and Psalm 44 (1962) --
Second interlude : garden, ashes (1965) --
Third interlude : early sorrows (1969) --
Fourth interlude : hourglass (1972) --
Fifth interlude : a tomb for Boris Davidovich (1976) --
Sixth interlude : the anatomy lesson (1978) --
Seventh interlude : the encyclopaedia of the dead (1983).
Responsibility: Mark Thompson.


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"How can one restore justice to Danilo Kis? That is the task for Kis's future reader - and one way to begin, now that this reader has Mark Thompson's comprehensive, erudite and stylish new biography, Read more...

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