“Gypsies” in European Literature and Culture

Studies in European Culture and History

  • Editors
  • Valentina Glajar
  • Domnica Radulescu

Part of the Studies in European Culture and History book series (SECH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Roma in Europe: “Gypsy” Myth and Romani Reality—New Evidence for Romani History

    1. Ronald Lee
      Pages 1-28
  3. Introduction

    1. Valentina Glajar
      Pages 29-42
  4. Nationalism, Nature, Property, and “Gypsies” in Nineteenth-and Early Twentieth-Century European Literature

  5. Porrajmos: Representations of the Romani Holocaust

  6. Transnational Romani Roles: Gender and Performance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Domnica Radulescu
      Pages 193-215
    3. Aimee Kilbane
      Pages 217-233
    4. Dina Iordanova
      Pages 235-240
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 241-263

About this book


This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies.


culture Europe history Imagination novel Russia time Tradition

Bibliographic information