Cat Painters: An Anthology of Contemporary Serbian Poetry

Cat Painters An Anthology of Contemporary Serbian Poetry Poetry Translated from the Serbian by various translators with an introduction by Charles Bernstein CAT PAINTERS is the first comprehensive anthology of contemporary Serbian poetry to appear in Englis

  • Title: Cat Painters: An Anthology of Contemporary Serbian Poetry
  • Author: Biljana D. Obradovic Dubravka Djuric
  • ISBN: 9781944884086
  • Page: 208
  • Format: Paperback
  • Poetry Translated from the Serbian by various translators with an introduction by Charles Bernstein CAT PAINTERS is the first comprehensive anthology of contemporary Serbian poetry to appear in English Collecting the work of 71 Serbian poets born since 1940, this book includes Serbs living in Serbia diasporic Serbs living in the US, France and Italy Roma and Jewish SePoetry Translated from the Serbian by various translators with an introduction by Charles Bernstein CAT PAINTERS is the first comprehensive anthology of contemporary Serbian poetry to appear in English Collecting the work of 71 Serbian poets born since 1940, this book includes Serbs living in Serbia diasporic Serbs living in the US, France and Italy Roma and Jewish Serbs a Japanese who lives in Serbia and LGBT writers Half of those included are women The poetry varies from very traditional forms to experimental, L A N G U A G E inspired, writing They speak of all things human love, war, peace, struggle and loss Many of the poets were inspired by Americans like T.S Eliot, Ezra Pound, Allen Ginsberg, Gwendolyn Brooks, past US Poet Laureate Charles Simic who was born in Serbia and has edited an anthology of Serbian poetry in the US , and Charles Bernstein, who has written the Preface, among others Editors Biljana D Obradovic, who lives in New Orleans, and Dubravka Djuric, who lives in Belgrade, both poets and critics, have assembled a broad range of work translated by 31 distinguished translators from around the world, revealing a side of Serbia which people in the US and the West may not be familiar with its deep traditions and its very modern engagement with literature, politics and aesthetics This remarkable anthology sets a high standard for future collections of Serbian, European, or indeed any literatures Contributors Vujica Resin Tucic, Judita Salgo, Katalin Ladik, Ljiljana Djurdjic, Stevan Tontic, Mirko Magarasevic, Slobodan Tisma, Slobodan Zubanovic, Dragan J Ristic, Rasa Livada, Dusko Novakovic, Radmila Lazic, Novica Tadic, Vladimir Kopicl, Vojislav Despotov, Bratislav R Milanovic, Stana Dinic Sko ajic, Slavoljub Markovic, Sasa Vazic, Ivana Milankov, Milovan Mar etic, Aleksandar Soknic, Verica Zivkovic, Milan Djordjevic, Milos Komadina, Miodrag Rai evic, Nikola Vuj ic, Kayoko Yamasaki, Nina Zivan evic, Snezana Minic, Danica Vukicevic, Jelena Lengold, Zvonko Karanovic, Zivorad Nedeljkovic, Dragan Jovanovic Danilov, Vojislav Karanovic, Dubravka Djuric, Biljana D Obradovic, Jasna Manjulov, Dejan Ilic, Milorad Ivic, Nenad Milosevic, Milan Orlic, Marija Knezevic, Jelena Marinkov, Sasa Jelenkovic, Dejana Nikolic, Vladislava Vojnovic, Laslo Blaskovic, Oto Horvat, Srdjan Valjarevic, Ana Ristovic, Natasa Zizovic, Nenad Jovanovic, Ksenija Simic Muller, Snezana Zabic, Milena Markovic, Jelena Labris, Alen Besic, Dejan an arevic, Danica Pavlovic, Natalija Markovic, Enes Halilovic, Dragana Mladenovic, Jasmina Topic, Sinisa Tucic, Marjan akarevic, Maja Solar, Vladimir Stojnic, Ljiljana Jovanovic, Jelena Savic Translators Stephen Agnew, Vesna Ajnspiler, David Albahari Lorant Bencze, Richard Berengarten, Ana Bozi evic, Emoke Z B Racz, Michael Castro, Milos Djurdjevic, Evald Flisar, John Gery, Zdravka, Gugleta, Gabor G Gyukics, Richard Harrison, Danijela Jovanovic, Dusica Marinkov Jovanovic, Alison Kapor, Vladimir Kapor, David Norris, Biljana D Obradovic, Zoran Paunovic, Novica Petrovic, Zorica Petrovic, Charles Simic, Aleksandar Soknic, James Sutherland Smith, Maja Teref, Steven Teref, Ljubomir Vukosavljevic, Snezana Zabic, Nina Zivan evic

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