The “Nation of Poetry”: Language, Festival and Subversion in Macedonia

@article{Dimova2013TheO,
  title={The “Nation of Poetry”: Language, Festival and Subversion in Macedonia},
  author={Rozita Dimova},
  journal={History and Anthropology},
  year={2013},
  volume={24},
  pages={137 - 152}
}
This article critically examines the Struga Poetry Festival established in 1961 when it placed Macedonian poets and writers on the wider map of world poetry, international literature and language. With this the festival carried a subversive and an emancipatory task that not only promoted Macedonia's national poetry but also pushed the nation itself onto the world stage. Although highly politicized (and deeply political), the festival emerged as a seemingly apolitical event that celebrated the… Expand
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