Category Archives: 4. SFR YUGOSLAVIA

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SPLENDOURS, MISERIES, AND POTENTIALITIES OF SOCIALIST YUGOSLAVIA: THE BERLIN THESES (2014-22, main part 6000 words)

14 Theses on, plus a Chronology of, SFR Yugoslavia provide an overview for approaching my book Splendour, Miseries and potentialities of socialist yugostavia: The Berlin Theses ALSO IN http://www.olioofficina.it/corso-italia-7/splendours-miseries-and-potentialities-of-socialist-yugoslavia-the-berlin-theses-1.htm, 2015

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WE HAD A CLASSIC: Notes Defining Predrag Matvejević (2020, 10,700 words)

Japanese Slavic and East European Studies Vol.40. , 2020 A unit in 2 parts: 1/ A necrological look back at PM’s writings and how I encountered them as old friend, with stress on those written after the fall of SFR … Continue reading

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COMMUNISM CAN ONLY BE RADICAL PLEBEIAN DEMOCRACY: REMARKS ON THE EXPERIENCE OF S.F.R. YUGOSLAVIA AND ON CIVIL SOCIETY (2015, 13,500 words)

International Critical Thought 6.2 (2016): 165-89., 2016 The essay is divided into approach and two parts plus a short summation. The approach poses the theme of nexus between communism and democracy as the only hope to oppose the present neo-fascist … Continue reading

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(With Sezgin Boynik) COMMUNICATING VESSELS: FORMS, POLITICS, HISTORY — INTERVIEW WITH DARKO SUVIN (2014-15, 18,700 words)

INTERVIEW WITH DARKO SUVIN* (18,700 words) By Sezgin Boynik, May 2014, Lucca [This piece is forthcoming in Rab-Rab {Helsinki] July 2015] Sezgin Boynik: Can you tell in which way the discussions concerning Brecht and Formalist issues in late fifties and … Continue reading

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THE ECONOMICO-POLITICAL PROSPECTS OF BORIS KIDRIČ: A BETRAYED DISALIENATION (2011-14, 6,200 words)

Darko Suvin                                                                             … Continue reading

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“LA VISION DES DRAMES EXPRESSIONNISTES DE M. KRLEZA ET LA CONSCIENCE PLEBEIENNE CROATE (UNE NAVIGATION AILEE DU COTE DES ETOILES)” (1982)

“La vision des drames expressionnistes de M. Krleža et la conscience plébéienne croate (Une navigation ailée du côté des étoiles)”, in Most/The Bridge/Le pont/El puente/Мост. Zagreb:  Društvo književnika Hrvatske, 1982, n° 1-2, pp. 25-45. www.ceeol.com/search/article-detail?id=179385 [Transl. J. Matillon, ed. with cuts DS]

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ON DRAMATURGIC AGENTS AND KRLEŽA’S AGENTIAL STRUCTURE: THE TYPES AS A KEY LEVEL (1973-80, 8,500 words)

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