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Words Are Something Else (Writings from an Unbound Europe)

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  • Seller:recycled-read
  • Sales Rank:2,626,462
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:Translated
  • Pages:215
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.5
  • Dimensions (in):7.9 x 4.7 x 0.8
  • Publication Date:August 12, 1996
  • ISBN:0810113066
  • EAN:9780810113060
  • ASIN:0810113066
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Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis
David Albahari is one of the most prominent prose writers to come out of the former Yugoslavia in the last twenty years. His short stories, which developed largely outside the canon of Serbian literature, have influenced a generation of Balkan writers. This collection gathers Albahari's best and most important stories, moving from an early preoccupation with the family and Central European culture to metafictional searches for the roots of his identity.
Amazon.com Review
Set in the author's native Serbia, this collection of short stories reveals a vision transcending the narrow world of Serbian nationalism. David Albahari is concerned with the separation of people, but in a more universal sense than the tribal. He has the modern writer's obsession with our inability to express in words what is really meant; he even plays with self-reference, pointing to the inability of a reader to grasp the hidden context of literature. In the early stories, a claustrophobically close Jewish family struggles comically to communicate. In the later ones, it is a husband and wife who strive for an elusive connection.

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