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Zagreb Childhood in the Sixties

88,00 kn

98,00 kn

Sanja Lovrenčić

Zagreb Childhood in the Sixties

Format: 11x18
ISBN: 978-953-7760-73-1
Pages: 136
Binding: paperback
Published: 2017

Sanja Lovrenčić wrote the book of prose fragments entitled Zagreb Childhood in the Sixties while she was working on the translation of Walter Benjamin's autobiographical Berlin Childhood around 1900,and her writing is therefore marked by an interesting duality. Zagreb Childhood functions as an autobiographical discourse and deals with the elements typical for that genre: introspection, sketches of the chosen period, a fine nostalgia for childhood,...

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Joseph Conrad as I Knew Him

88,00 kn

98,00 kn

Jessie Conrad

Joseph Conrad as I Knew Him

Format: 11x18
ISBN: 978-953-7760-76-2
Pages: 160
Binding: paperback
Published: 2017

In these biographic fragments  Jessie Conrad sketches the picture of her husband Joseph, one of the greatest writers of English twentieth century literature: nervous, a bit weird, attached to his family in  his own way, but first of all, obsessed with his work. At the same time, the reader catches a glimpse of Jessie herself, the almost ideal writer’s wife of old times: typing his texts, cooking, economizing, welcoming guests, raising the children, coping with reality in...

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Berlin Childhood around 1900

88,00 kn

98,00 kn

Walter Benjamin

Berlin Childhood around 1900

Format: 11x18
ISBN: 9789537760670
Pages: 104
Binding: paperback
Published: 2016

Over the last few decades Walter Benjamin has become one of the most prominent names in the humanities: considering definitions of modernity, film theory, philosophy of history, cultural studies or criticism of canonical literary texts, his work can hardly be avoided. This is brought about by Benjamin’s broad interests and lucidity, but also by his awareness of the fact that cultural theory or philosophy always implies an act of writing. His penchant towards the use of metaphor,...

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Letters to his Wife 1914-1917

134 kn

148 kn

Henri Barbusse

Letters to his Wife 1914-1917

Format: 13,5 x 20,5
ISBN: 9789537760519
Pages: 248
Binding: paperback
Published: 2014.

My dearr heart, my lovely little one - thus begin the gentle letters Henri Barbusse wrote to his wife a hundred years ago. What follows is by no means gentle - trenches, shells, mud and the dead, the war that is revealed in its bloody meaninglessness. In the year 1914. the writer of letters, Henri Barbusse, was 41, had a reputation as a writer and editor, was not in the best health and had firm pacifist beliefs. Despite all this he volunteered for the French Army and spent the...
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Logbook

105 kn

118 kn

Franz Hammerbacher

Logbook

Format: 12x18,7
ISBN: 9789537760472
Pages: 164
Binding: paperback
Published: 2014.

 
Logbook by Austrian writer Franz Hammerbacher was written during the voyage around the world on large container ships, the voyage which, accidentally, lasted eighty days. Discrete humor, actuality and  elegant style brought the author a number of readers and critical acclaim.  
Ship's log is a means of the preservation of evidence, but it remains unclear what it was to be proved by it. The meaning of the notes is created...
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On Music

118 kn

128 kn

Zvonimir Berković

On Music

Format: 13,5 x 20,5
ISBN: 978-953-7760-32-8
Pages: 148
Binding: paperback
Published: 2013

A collectionof music critiques and essays by Croatian film director and erudite Zvonimir Berković. Texts he wrote over several decades for newspapers and magazines are collected in this book and divided into four parts: Critique - Portraits - Meditations - Conversations. Collected and edited by Bosiljka Perić Kempf.

Zvonimir Berković wrote about music only occasionally, in the mid sixties and the first half of the seventies, for several newspapers and magazines. He left...

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Searching for Ivana

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120 kn

Sanja Lovrenčić

Searching for Ivana

Format: 13,5x20,5
ISBN: 978-953-7760-30-4
Pages: 320
Binding: paperback
Published: 2006, 2007, 2013

third edition

A biographical novel by Sanja Lovrenčić about the Croatian author Ivana Brlić Mažuranić. Written in the first-person singular, the story develops on two levels, in the past and in the present, unfolding around the changing and yet unchanging topics of family relations, artistic creation and female existence in the world of literature.

"K.Š.Gjalski" Award for the best...

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Scorpion-Fish

108 kn

118 kn

Nicolas Bouvier

Scorpion-Fish

Format: 13,5x20,5
ISBN: 978-953-7760-28-1
Pages: 120
Binding: paperback
Published: 2012

A literery testimony of an outward and inward journey by the renowned Swiss traveler and writer. What could have eassily become a simple travelogue becomes a diary of a slow sinking into loneliness, fever, exotic beauties and deadly menaces of a "chimerical island" - Sri Lanka. Combining humour and poetry, N. Bouvier created penetrating, unforgettable literary images.

Translated by Sanja Lovrenčić

Feminine Side of the Croatian Literature

115 kn

128 kn

Lidija Dujić

Feminine Side of the Croatian Literature

Format: 13,5x20,5
ISBN: 978-953-7760-15-1
Pages: 160
Binding: paperback
Published: 2011.

Exploring the feminine side of Croatian literature Lidija Dujić offers a concise and interesting overview of selected segment of the Croatian literary...

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Chopin

115 kn

128 kn

Franz Liszt

Chopin

Format: 13,50x20,5
ISBN: 978-953-7760-12-0
Pages: 180
Binding: paperback
Published: 2011

A book on Frederic Chopin written by his colleague and friend Franz Liszt. Croatian translation of the first French edition. Preface by pianist Veljko Glodić, professor at the Music Academy in Zagreb.

Good morning, world!

105 kn

118 kn

Ivana Mažuranić

Good morning, world!

Format: 13,5x20,5
ISBN: 978-953-7760-01-4
Pages: 160
Binding: paperback
Published: 2010

Diaries by the famous Croatian writer Ivana Brlić Mažuranić, written in the 1880s when she was fifteen to eighteen years old. The book provides insight into teenage life in the 19th century in Zagreb, the charming young character of the writer, her thoughts on literature, life and death, as well as the seeds of conflicts awaiting a female writer – all of which makes it a highly interesting read.

Letters from Sweden, Norway and Denmark

105 kn

118 kn

Mary Wollstonecraft

Letters from Sweden, Norway and Denmark

Format: 13,5x20,5
ISBN: 978-953-7760-02-1
Pages: 160
Binding: paperback
Published: 2010

famous letters by Mary Wollstonecraft for the first time in Croatian translation

translated by Sanja Lovrenčić

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