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Спрямо света на политиката Данило си остана винаги – упорито и неистово – поет. Затова съумя да долови в драмата на историята онова, което го занимаваше най-много, нейната най-болезнена част: съдбите, тънещи от самото начало в забрава; тъгата на мълчаливите трагедии; задушаващата любов към хората без име и гроб. Сещам се за най-яркия герой от неговите книги – собствения му ...more
Paperback, 439 pages
Published December 17th 2014 by Fakel express (first published April 14th 1993)
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Imi
I possibly should have read more of Kiš's fiction, especially A Tomb for Boris Davidovich, before reading this collection of his essays and interviews... But no time! And I still got a lot from it, only having read his Family Cycle so far. For those who don't know, Kiš was a Yugoslav writer; his father was a Hungarian Jew, and was killed in Auschwitz, and his mother was an Orthodox Serb from Montenegro. Like any collections of this type, some essays/interviews were stronger than others. Some of ...more
Katrinka
A relief, somehow; I don't know how better to describe it-- but I was left feeling less alone.
Oriol Ràfols Grifell
Un llibre que m'ha deixat sensacions contradictòries. Al principi em va decebre, ja que en els primers assajos sembla que qui ens parla sigui més aviat un homo politicus que un homo poeticus. Més endavant, la política va deixant espai a la poesia i, si bé a vegades parla de gent difícil de conèixer, es pot entreveure l'intel·lecte sublim de la persona que parla.
A partir de la meitat del llibre, on el recull es centra en el fet literari de forma més general, aquest intel·lecte esclata i ens rega
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Lysergius
Sep 19, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: essays
Serbian writer Danilo Kis is preoccupied with man's dehumanization in a mechanized, totalitarian world. He is one of the most artful and eloquent authors of postwar Europe. In this first collection of his non-fiction, Kis displays the dynamic, sensitive, and insistently questioning approach to the dilemmas of the modern world that distinguishes his novels and stories and confirms his reputation as one of the most important voices of our time.
Lucija Perko
Aug 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classics, yugo
"Umetnost je substitut za stvarno življenje. Umetnost je nasprotje življenja. Kdoj je normalen, ne piše knjig."
Simone Vogogna
Complicately brilliant ! And the main takeaway is the desire to discover the early books of D.K.
Geoff
Jul 12, 2011 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Kiš' non-fiction collected by Susan Sontag? I dig it already...
l.
his style in this is kind of irritating tbh. The essay on Nabokov was quite nice, obvious though.
Mimi
Nov 11, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Like any book of essays, some better than others. a 3.5
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Danilo Kiš was born in Subotica, Danube Banovina, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, the son of Eduard Kiš (Kis Ede), a Hungarian Jewish railway inspector, and Milica Kiš (born Dragićević) from Cetinje, Montenegro. During the Second World War, he lost his father and several other family members, who died in various Nazi camps. His mother took him and his older sister Danica to Hungary for the duration of the ...more

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