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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137330086
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46084-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-33008-6
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