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Author Mahmutćehajić, Rusmir, 1948-

Title Across the river : on the poetry of Mak Dizdar / Rusmir Mahmutćehajić ; translated by Saba Risaluddin, with poetry translations by Francis R. Jones
Edition 1st ed
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xii, 254 pages)
Series Abrahamic dialogues
Abrahamic dialogues series
Contents The text beyond the text: Stone sleeper (kameni spavac) in the light of perennial philosophy -- Across water : a message on realization -- Epilogue: the perfect man
Summary The work of Mehmedalija GMakG Dizdar (1917G1971) is the cornerstone of modern Bosnian literature. His work blends influences from Bosnian Christian culture, Islamic mysticism, and the cultural remains of medieval Bosnia. The first part of this book focuses on DizdarGs collection Stone Sleeper. It argues that in his poetry Dizdar turns to spiritual resources suppressed during the time of communism, though few have been able fully to understand the traditional content of his post-traditional form. Rusmir MahmutcGÿehajicGÿ introduces readers to this traditional substance in the context of what he
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dizdar, Mak -- Criticism and interpretation
Dizdar, Mak -- Criticism and interpretation
Dizdar, Mak.
Religion in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- General.
Religion in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Risaluddin, Saba
Jones, Francis R., 1955-
LC no. 2009049679
ISBN 9780823247417
Other Titles Preko vode. English