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Fado

Author: Andrzej Stasiuk; Bill Johnston
Publisher: Champaign : Dalkey Archive Press, 2009.
Series: Polish literature series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays that explore how the past, present, and future coexist and intertwine along the highways and back roads of the small towns and villages of Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Albania, and his native Poland.
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Genre/Form: Polish essays
Named Person: Andrzej Stasiuk; Andrzej Stasiuk
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrzej Stasiuk; Bill Johnston
ISBN: 9781564785596 1564785599
OCLC Number: 319320834
Language Note: Translated from the Polish.
Description: 156 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Highway --
A Slavic On the road --
Bulatović --
Poetics and slaughter --
Map --
Romania --
Montenegro --
Pogradec --
A shortage of rain in the accursed mountains --
Rudňany --
The Carpathians --
Parody as a continent's means for survival --
A zone of mixed populations --
Stróże --
Outside the gas station --
The space of freedom --
Banknotes --
Mid-October, return --
All souls' day --
Will-o'-the-wisps of the dead --
Memory --
Our game of bildung --
The body of the father --
Tranquility.
Series Title: Polish literature series.
Other Titles: Fado.
Responsibility: by Andrzej Stasiuk ; translated by Bill Johnston.

Abstract:

A collection of essays that explore how the past, present, and future coexist and intertwine along the highways and back roads of the small towns and villages of Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Albania, and his native Poland.

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