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Balta drobulė has ratings and 62 reviews. Alan said: This is the first full novel by a Lithuanian writer and/or writer in translation that I have r. Antanas Škėma “Balta drobulė”. Panašumas tame, jog abu romanai yra autobiografiniai. Vyrauja karo tema abejuose romanuose. Šiame „Mokinio skaitinių“ leidinyje publikuojamas vieno iš talentingiausių lietuvių išeivijos kūrėjų Antano Škėmos romanas „Balta drobulė“.

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Laaura rated it really liked it Feb 28, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. In addition, he was lecturing, writing and printing articles about theater and literature in several publications. These thoughts, subconscious dreams and random connections between them and the surrounding world made me remember how mysterious the thinking patterns are and that each mind is unique in itself.

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He’s sometimes referred to as Lithuanian Albert Camus. When he was in Kaunas he married Janina Solkeviciute, a Polish economist.

It was not a narrative, but plainly the thoughts of a mentally ill person whom a reader could see through. Lists with This Book.

Beeindruckend und unbedingt lesenswert. Inthey all came back to Lithuania. Nevertheless, there are stylistic contrasts also: Hardcoverpages.

Want to Read saving…. This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Some of the more abstract scenes were overwrought, but most of it was beautiful and terribly depressing. Ieva rated it really liked it Jan 29, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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That did make the cross-hatched pattern of the trellis on the book cover easily identifiable as that of an elevator guard rail whereas most would likely view it as that of a prison or other barrier which it is also likely meant to suggest. The very thorough background information and Lithuanian folk text translations and reference explanations in the footnotes were especially helpful in this new edition published by Scotland’s Vagabond Voices who have been producing an excellent translation series with their Changelings imprint.


His daughter, Kristina, was born in in Vilnius, days after the German occupation of the city. Tortilija rated it really liked it Jan 06, These thoughts, subconscious dreams and random connections between them and the surrounding world made me remember how mysterious the thinking patterns are and that each mind is un This book was very unusual and fascinating at the same time.

Antanas Škėma

I loved the surrealistic feel of it and how the reader could both observe the events from afar and get inside the protagonist’s mind quite literally. Died in a car accident in Pennsylvania on August 11, October Learn how baltz when to remove this template message. Since then, it had been translated and published in LatvianEnglish and German Justinas Lapienis rated it really liked it Mar 13, Klaidas rated it really liked it Apr 07, Valeria rated it really liked it Dec 19, Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

This book rrobule very unusual and fascinating at the same time. I wonder if its better to read impressionist stream-of-consciousness writing in a language you’re not totally comfortable with, because you don’t try too hard to understand it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books dorbule want to read.

Antanas Škėma – Balta drobulė – 2007

Published by Alma littera first published I felt like getting into protagonist’s mind was so personal and visual and, though these thoughts and visions were bizarre, it made me feel like I could see through the character and that he had nothing to hide. Although the synopsis for the book stresses its occasional stream-of-consciousness writing and somewhat experimental nature for its time ofit was not at all difficult to follow in terms of its two interweaving plotlines.


He’s sometimes referred to as Lithuanian Albert Camus. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable bbalta.

Open Preview See a Problem? There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He often plays with the sounds of language, disengaging phonemes from their literal meaning, as if to suggest a more transcendent meaning to the sounds.

Retrieved from ” https: Es ist nicht immer leicht, dem Gedankenchaos des Protagonisten zu folgen. Inhe left Lithuania for Germany, where he was involved in some artistic work with Nalta troupes, primarily in DP camps. Kaimynas rated it really liked it Jan 09, Inhe entered the University of Lithuania medical faculty, but in he transferred his studies to the Faculty of Law.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. At the time university was renamed to Vytautas Magnus University. Alternating chapters take us back and forth from this present world to his early life in Lithuania before and during the Soviet and Nazi occupations of WWII. In he entered the theater studio directed by V.

Rokas rated it really liked it Aug 05, I didn’t expect anything special from this book and waited for yet another pessimistic story which involves only tragedies of people and their suffering like every other typical Lithuanian storybut pessimism and suffering in The White Shroud were presented in dreamy, surrealistic way which I enjoyed.

During World War I he lived in Deobule with his parents. Most of the drobulr critics considered ddrobule White Shroud” an interesting literary experiment that tried to lead the Lithuanian novel down a new path.