The Earth Remains: An Anthology of Contemporary Lithuanian Prose

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The Earth Remains brings together, for the first time in English, a chorus of Lithuanian voices. The anthology covers a wide range, from young writers who began their literary careers in the post-Soviet period to older émigré writers who wrote in Lithuanian but published outside of their native land for nearly fifty years.

Through short stories, memoir, novel excerpts, and personal essays The Earth Remains traces the human stories behind the Soviet occupation of 1940-1941, to ...

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Overview

The Earth Remains brings together, for the first time in English, a chorus of Lithuanian voices. The anthology covers a wide range, from young writers who began their literary careers in the post-Soviet period to older émigré writers who wrote in Lithuanian but published outside of their native land for nearly fifty years.

Through short stories, memoir, novel excerpts, and personal essays The Earth Remains traces the human stories behind the Soviet occupation of 1940-1941, to the Nazi occupation of 1941-1944, followed by a second Soviet occupation, and finally Lithuania's declaration of independence in March 1990.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780880335256
  • Publisher: East European Monographs
  • Publication date: 10/22/2003
  • Series: East European Monographs
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Laima Sruoginis teaches Creative Writing at the University of Southern Maine.

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Table of Contents

Forgetting the Taste of Home Baked Bread, by Laimantas JonusysAfter All is Said and Done, the Earth Remains, by Laima SruoginisTranslator's NoteEditor's NoteA Brief Historical Overview of LithuaniaUpon Accepting the Lithuanian Writer's Association Award, by Icchokas MerasThe Earth is Alive, by Icchokas MerasLithuanians by the Laptev Sea, by Dalia GrinkeviciuteAn Interview With Saulius Saltenis, by Saulius SaltenisChristmas, by Saulius SaltenisThe Moon's Lithuania, by Saulius SaltenisNotes on the Short Story "Repatriates", by Markas ZingerisRepatriates, by Markas ZingerisPoker in Vilnius, by Ricardas GavelisAbout My Work, by Jurgis KuncinasThe Mobile Train Stations of Rontgen, by Jurgis KuncinasIn the Current and On the Shore, by Romualdas GranauskasThe Bread Eaters, by Romualdas GranuaskasMagic Realism, by Renata SerelyteIce-Age Stars, by Renata SerelyteAdventures in Storyland, by Algirdas LandbergisThe Writer M. Visits the City of N., by Algirdas LandbergisThe Little Old Lady With the Bundle, by Bite VilimaiteIn a Sort of Special Voice, by Vanda JuknaiteLand of Glass, by Vanda JuknaiteAuthor's Note, by Herkus KunciusExcursion: Casa Matta, by Herkus KunciusA Few Thoughts on Spiritual Life Since Lithuanian Independence, by Jurga IvanauskaiteGone With Dreams, by Jurga IvanauskaiteWorks Cited

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