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Voroshilovgrad free pdf "The power source for Zhadan's writing is in its linguistic passion." "Die Zeit""One of the most important creative forces in modern Ukrainian alternative culture." "KulturSpiegel "A city-dwelling executive heads home to take over his brother's gas station after his mysterious disappearance, but all he finds at home are mysteries and ghosts. The bleak industrial landscape of now-war-torn eastern Ukraine sets the stage for "Voroshilovgrad," the Soviet era name of the Ukranian city of Luhansk, mixing magical realism and exhilarating road novel in poetic, powerful, and expressive prose.Serhiy Zhadan, one of the keyfigureheads in contemporary Ukrainian literature and the mostfamous poet in the country, has become the voice of Ukraine's "Euro-Maidan" movement. He lives in Kharkiv, Ukraine."

About Serhiy Zhadan

Serhiy Zhadan is one of the key voices in contemporary Ukrainian literature: his poetry and novels have enjoyed popularity both at home and abroad. He has twice won BBC Ukraine s Book of the Year (2006 and 2010) and has twice been nominated as Russian "GQ" s Man of the Year, in their writers category. Writing is just one of his many interests, which also include singing in a band, translating poetry and organizing literary festivals. Zhadan was born in Starobilsk, Luhansk Oblast. He graduated from Kharkiv University in 1996, then spent three years as a graduate student of philology. He taught Ukrainian and world literature from 2000 to 2004, and thereafter retired from teaching. Zhadan has translated poetry from German, English, Belarusian, and Russian, from such poets as Paul Celan and Charles Bukowski. His own works have been translated into German, English, Polish, Serbian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Belarusian, Russian, Hungarian, Armenian, Swedish and Czech. In 2013, he participated in Euromaidan demonstrations in Kharkiv, and in 2014, he was assaulted outside the administration building in Kharkiv, an incident discussed in "The New Yorker." He lives and works in Kharkiv. Reilly Costigan-Humes is a graduate of Haverford College, where he studied Russian literature and culture. He lives and works in Moscow, and translates literature from the Ukrainian and Russian. Isaac Wheeler received an MA in Russian Translation from Columbia University, and is also a graduate of Haverford College, where he studied Russian Language and English Literature. Wheeler lives in Brooklyn, NY, where he is a professional business and literary translator."

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Author : Serhiy Zhadan
Publisher : Deep Vellum Publishing
Data Published :
ISBN : 1941920306
EAN : 9781941920305
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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