Matejka L, & Stolz B.A.
This annual contains mainly literary works of poetry, biography, prose, but also some papers on philosophy, politics, ideology originating in East Central Europe.
Cross Currents brings the cultural uniqueness and contemporary relevance of Central Europe to the English reader. It addresses a wide variety of topics pertinent to literature, culture and history of Austria, the Baltic countries, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, Yugoslavia, Romania, and the Ukraine. Published annually from 1982-1989, each issue contains over 400 pages of poetry, prose, interviews and essays. The contributions in Cross Currents and their accompanying illustrations, photographs and artwork all variously bring into focus the journals master-theme that Central Europe is a complete cultural unit bound together by an awareness of common historical experiences.
Publisher: Michigan Slavic Publications
Year of Publication: 1984
Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Volume Number: 3
# of Pages: 433
Series Name / Number:
Michigan Slavic Materials [MSM] / 24
Notes, Comments, Reviews:
I am always shocked by the perfidious vocabulary that has transformed Central Europe into the East.”
Milan Kundera in Cross Currents
September 25, 1985
The New York Review, pp 56