The Bridge on the Drina is a historical novel by the Yugoslav writer Ivo Andrić. It revolves around the Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad, which spans. Un Puente Sobre El Drina by Ivo Andric, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. : Un Puente Sobre El Drina (Spanish Edition) () by Ivo Andric and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books.

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Literature and Cultural Politics in Yugoslavia.

Despite this, he remained in contact with his Christian family, and inconvinced the Porte to grant the Zobre Orthodox Church autonomy. University Press of America. The Walls Came Tumbling Down: To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be.

In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! The Bridge on the Drina was written between July and December Muslim Slavs depicted in the novel, he asserts, fall under three types: Keith rated it did not like it Feb 16, Once again, this book is not historical work and should not be read in that context.

When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie. They are often referred to as the “Bosnian Trilogy” as they were published simultaneously and had been written in the same period. She notes that other scholars have classified it as a “non-fiction novel”, a term she considers superfluous.

I returned the book and now I’m waiting for a copy in the correct language. Local children begin to be educated in Sarajevo, and some go on to continue their studies in Vienna.


Retrieved from ” https: Persistent cookies are stored on sibre hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Elizabeth rated it did not like e, Mar 29, Zebardast Zebardast rated it did not like it Jul 12, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. He was also a member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Inhe was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature “for the epic force with which he has traced themes and depicted human destinies drawn from the history of his country”.

Junctures and Disjunctures in the 19th and 20th Centuries. By using this site, you agree to puenre Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Silber, Laura 20 September To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The Road to Sarajevo.

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Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. Change cover 3 17 Jun 23, This book wasn’t bad per se, but it is very difficult to read in the sense that it drags on and is simply a translated historical account of this bridge. The bridge replaces the unreliable ferry transport that was once the only means of traversing the river and comes to represent an important link between the Bosnia Eyalet and the rest of the Ottoman Empire.

Rachel rated it did not like it Jan 20, Thus, the bridge ivoo both a symbol of unification and division. Literary scholar Guido Snel believes that such a stylistic interpretation neglects the novel’s dialogic properties and its ability to act as a back-and-forth between the narrator and reader, drawing a connection between the past described in the novel and the reader’s present.


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Several scholars interpret Radisav’s impalement as an allegory for the state of Bosnia itself—subjected, vulnerable and fragmented between Christianity and Islam. But if we wish for precision, The Bridge on the Drina can best be classified as a collection of short stories of peasant life held together by a bridge.

Busra Sari rated it did not like it Aug 02, The bridge with the old road to Sarajevo suddenly regains its importance, as the railway line is not adequate to transport all the materiel and soldiers who are preparing to attack Serbia in the autumn of Other books in the series. Bosnian Novelist and Short-Story Writer”. The Bridge on the Drina Serbo-Croatian: The bridge, on the other hand, stands for centuries without maintenance because of how well it was constructed.

The bridge is a symbol of how the Turks are savages, or something.

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Now in Bosnian Serb hands, the ancient Drina River span crosses an age-old flash point between Christians and Muslims”. Sells, Michael Anthony This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He donated the prize money to libraries in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Bosnia and Herzegovina portal Serbia portal Literature portal. Refresh and try again. Lists with This Book. I was dissapointed when the book arrived because I received a Russian translation of it and sadly I don’t read any Russian. The Balkans in World History.