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The Prince of Fire: Anthology of Contemporary Serbian Short Stories (Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies) (Hardback)
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The Prince of Fire: Anthology of Contemporary Serbian Short Stories (Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies) (Hardback)

(editor), (editor), (foreword)
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Hardback 335 Pages / Published: 11/06/1998
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Winner of the 1998 Misha Djordjevic Award for the best book on Serbian culture in English.

Editors Gorup and Obradovic have collected stories from thirty-five outstanding writers in this first English anthology of Serbian fiction in thirty years. The anthology, representing a great variety of literary styles and themes, includes works by established writers with international reputations, as well as promising new writers spanning the generation born between 1930 and 1960. These stories may lead to a greater understanding of the current events in the former Yugoslavia.

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
ISBN: 9780822956617
Number of pages: 335
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The Prince of Fire is a significant collection in that it provides much insight into the continuing relationship between social reality and artistic creation in Serbian fiction."
--World Literature Today
" The anthology offers a rich variety of storytelling that ranges from traditional realism to magical realism and postmodernism. Whether describing peasant life or urban dreamscapes, these are tales well told. highly recommended for literature collections in academic and large public libraries."
--Library Journal

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