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    Psalm 44 (Serbian Literature (Hardcover)) (Hardback) By (author) Danilo Kis, By (author) John K. Cox

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    DescriptionPsalm 44 is the last major work of fiction by Danilo Kis to be translated into English, and his only novel dealing explicitly with Auschwitz (where his own father died). Written when he was only twenty-five, before embarking on the masterpieces that would make him an integral figure in twentieth-century letters, Psalm 44 shows Kis at his most lyrical and unguarded, demonstrating that even in "the place of dragons...covered with the shadow of death," there can still be poetry. Featuring characters based on actual inmates and warders -- including the abominable Dr. Mengele -- Psalm 44 is a baring of many of the themes, patterns, and preoccupations Kis would return to in future, albeit never with the same starkness or immediacy.


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    Title
    Psalm 44
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Danilo Kis, By (author) John K. Cox
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781564787620
    ISBN 10: 1564787621
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 78
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 74
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 06
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC22: 891.82354, 891.8/2354
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    DC23: 891.82354
    LC classification: PG1419.21.I8 P7713 2012
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Publisher
    Dalkey Archive Press
    Imprint name
    Dalkey Archive Press
    Publication date
    21 August 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Normal, IL