Daniela Crasnaru is one of the most prominent poets and short story writers in her native Romania. Once a vocal foe of the Ceaucescu regime, Crasnaru was influenced by the political repression of the communist period; but her short stories depart from those of the many Eastern European writers who use literature purely as a forum for political expression. She also focuses her sympathetic eye on the human foibles of ordinary people whose lives are limited by feelings of helplessness and failure. Crasnaru portrays the lives ...

The Grand Prize and Other Stories 2005, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810118492


The Grand Prize and Other Stories 2004, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810118508

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