Experience and Expression: Aleksandar Hemon, Fiction, and (Dis)placement

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This chapter discusses the Bosnian-American writer Aleksandar Hemon’s stories and counter-stories, arguing that his fictional texts can function as a valuable contribution to our understanding of the background and consequences of the war in the Balkans in the 1990s, and the ethical implications of history writing.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationContested Memories and the Demands of the Past : History Cultures in the Modern Muslim World
EditorsCatharina Raudvere
Number of pages16
Publication date2016
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-39000-0
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-39001-7
Publication statusPublished - 2016
SeriesIslam and Nationalism in Europe and the Muslim World

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