Danilo Kiš. Homo poeticus, uprkos svemu. Homo poeticus malgré tout. Homo poeticus, mindennek ellenére. Homo poeticus ondanks alles. Homo poeticus, trotz. In this posthumous collection of essays and interviews, Danilo Kis, the renowned Yugoslav novelist and short-story writer, speaks passionately about his own. Serbian Danilo Kis, like Orwell before him, is preoccupied with the dehumanizing of man in a mechanized, totalitarian world. His fiction – including The.

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No eBook available Amazon. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Danilo Kis was born on February 22, in Subotica, a small town north of Serb. He moved to Hungary during World War 2.

Homo Poeticus

He attended the University of Belgrade poeticis he studied General and Comparative Literature and graduated in He wrote for the Vidici Magazine.


He wrote novels, essays and poetry.

Inhe was named knight of Arts and Letters. He spent most of his life in Belgrade – until his last decade which he spent between France and Poetkcus.

He spent a number of years as a lecturer in France. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature and was hlmo to win however he died in Paris on October 15, before it was announced.

Homo Poeticus by Danilo Kiš and Susan Sontag

She received a B. She was the author of 17 books including four novels, a collection of short stories, several plays, and eight works of nonfiction. She also wrote and directed four feature kkis and stage plays in the United States and Europe. She died from leukemia on December 28, at the age of Account Options Sign in.

A Tomb for Boris Davidovich: Garden, Ashes; and The Encyclopedia of the Dead poeticuus established him as a figure of incomparable originality and eloquence in the spectrum of contemporary European literature. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Farrar, Straus, Giroux- Literary Criticism – pages. The fictional masterpieces of the great Yugoslav writer Danilo Kis-Hourglass: With this posthumous selection from his non-fiction made by Susan Sontag, who was a friend of Kis, the English-language reader will be able to admire an equally original, more polemical aspect of Kis’s genius.


Here is Kis on nationalism as kitsch and collective paranoia, on the dilemmas of a Central European identity, on the dangers of censorship, on literature’s struggle against banality, as well as on writers as different as Nabokov and Sade.

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