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Kameni spavač / Stone Sleeper

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Kameni spavač (Stone Sleeper), originally published 1969-1973, is widely acknowledged to be the leading work of poetry from Bosnia and Herzegovina. In establishing a non-ethnicised B-H identity within the country's medieval heretic faith, it is emblematic for modern B-H identity.

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Author(s): Jones FR (trans.); Dizdar M

Translator(s): Jones, F.R.

Publication type: Authored Book

Publication status: Published

Year: 1999

Number of Pages: 271

Publisher: Kuća bosanska

Place Published: Sarajevo

Notes: Bilingual Edition, with Afterword and Notes by Francis R. Jones. Won two of Bosnia and Herzegovina's leading literary prizes (1999 Sarajevo 6 April Prize, 2000 Association of Bosnian & Herzegovinan Booksellers' Award), including for Best Translation.

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ISBN: 9789958220098