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After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Radmila Gorup


More than twenty years have passed since the disintegration of Yugoslavia, a multiethnic country that did not establish nation-states like most of Europe but opted for a confederation. In the 1990s, when the European Union was consolidating and expanding, Yugoslavia was fast dissolving. Scholarship treating the disintegration of Yugoslavia has overlooked the cultural dimension of its collapse. This volume fills that gap by bringing together leading writers and scholars to focus specifically on the dynamics of post-Yugoslav cultural transition. The authors touch upon the topic of dissolution of ... More

Keywords: disintegration of Yugoslavia, cultural dimension of state collapse, post-Yugoslav cultural transition, Yugoslav legacies

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780804784023
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Radmila Gorup, editor

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Marijeta Božović

Part I My Yugoslavia: Personal Essays

1 My Yugoslavia

Maria Todorova

Part II Histories and Common Culture

3 The Past as Future

Dejan Djokicć

5 Discordia Concors

Vladimir Zorić

Part III Legacies of Yugoslavia: Cultural Returns

8 Zenit Rising

Marijeta Božovicć

Part IV The Story of a Language

Part V Post-Film

Part VI The New National Literatures

14 Traumatic Experiences

Davor Beganović

17 Slovene Literature Since 1990

Alojzija Zupan Sosič

Part VII Return to the Provinces

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