Writing Postcommunism

Towards a Literature of the East European Ruins

  • Authors
  • David Williams

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Modern European Literature book series (PMEL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. David Williams
    Pages 1-32
  3. David Williams
    Pages 33-69
  4. David Williams
    Pages 99-126
  5. David Williams
    Pages 127-164
  6. David Williams
    Pages 165-175
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 176-231

About this book


Moving through the elegiac ruins of the Berlin Wall and the Yugoslav disintegration, Writing Postcommunism explores literary evocations of the pervasive disappointment and mourning that have marked the postcommunist twilight.


Postcommunism East European communism Europe Trümmerliteratur

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