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The earth remains : an anthology of contemporary Lithuanian prose / translated and edited by Laima Sruoginis.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2003
Imprint:
Boulder, [Colo.] : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2003.
Format:
  • Book
  • 330, [2] p. : ports. ; 23 cm.
Title Variation:
Anthology of contemporary Lithuanian prose
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [332]).
Contents:
  • Forgetting the Taste of Home Baked Bread, by Laimantas Jonusys After All is Said and Done, the Earth Remains, by Laima Sruoginis Translator's Note Editor's Note A Brief Historical Overview of Lithuania Upon Accepting the Lithuanian Writer's Association Award, by Icchokas Meras The Earth is Alive, by Icchokas Meras Lithuanians by the Laptev Sea, by Dalia Grinkeviciute An Interview With Saulius Saltenis, by Saulius Saltenis Christmas, by Saulius Saltenis The Moon's Lithuania, by Saulius Saltenis Notes on the Short Story "Repatriates", by Markas Zingeris Repatriates, by Markas Zingeris Poker in Vilnius, by Ricardas Gavelis About My Work, by Jurgis Kuncinas The Mobile Train Stations of Rontgen, by Jurgis Kuncinas In the Current and On the Shore, by Romualdas Granauskas The Bread Eaters, by Romualdas Granuaskas Magic Realism, by Renata Serelyte Ice-Age Stars, by Renata Serelyte Adventures in Storyland, by Algirdas Landbergis The Writer M. Visits the City of N., by Algirdas Landbergis The Little Old Lady With the Bundle, by Bite Vilimaite In a Sort of Special Voice, by Vanda Juknaite Land of Glass, by Vanda Juknaite Author's Note, by Herkus Kuncius Excursion: Casa Matta, by Herkus Kuncius A Few Thoughts on Spiritual Life Since Lithuanian Independence, by Jurga Ivanauskaite Gone With Dreams, by Jurga Ivanauskaite Works Cited.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
"The Earth Remains" brings together, for the first time in English, a chorus of Lithuanian voices. The anthology covers a wide range, from young writers who began their literary careers in the post-Soviet period to older emigre writers who wrote in Lithuanian but published outside of their native land for nearly fifty years. Through short stories, memoir, novel excerpts, and personal essays, "The Earth Remains" traces the human stories behind the Soviet occupation of 1940-1941, to the Nazi occupation of 1941-1944, followed by a second Soviet occupation, and finally Lithuania's declaration of independence in March 1990.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Sruoginis, Laima.
Series:
East European monographs no. 622.
Subjects:
ISBN:
0880335254
9780880335256

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