The anthology offers a rich variety of storytelling that ranges from traditional realism to magical realism and postmodernism. Whether describing peasant life or urban dreamscapes, these are tales well told. highly recommended for literature collections in academic and large public libraries. "--Library Journal""
About the Author
Radmila J. Gorup received a Fulbright award to travel and lecture in Yugoslavia in 1986 and an ACLS grant to travel to Slovenia in 1991. Gorup is the author of "The Semantic Organization of the Serbo-Croatian Ve"rb, and has written numerous research articles and reviews on linguistics and on Serbian literature. She is guest editor for an issue of the "Review of Contemporary Fiction "dedicated to Milorad Pavic to be published in 1998, and is the president of the North American Society for Serbian Studies. She currently teaches in the Slavic Department of Columbia University. Nadezda Obradovic has edited and translated several special issues of literary periodicals devoted to African literature; she reviews for" World Literature Today "and is the editor and translator of nine books, including" African Rhapsody "and "Looking for a Rain God." She is the 1997 recipient of the Golden Badge Award for her contribution to the culture of Serbia.