The Ballads of Kukutis (ARC Classics) (Paperback)

The Ballads of Kukutis (ARC Classics) By Marcelijus Martinaitis, Laima Vince (Translator) Cover Image
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In creating the character of Kukutis, Marcelijus Martinaitis found a voice which could articulate the anger, frustration and passions of the Lithuanian people, a voice which, contrary to all expectations, managed to escape the Soviet censor's pen and which, a decade after publication of The Ballads of Kukutis, was to become the catalyst for revolution in the Baltics. Indeed, during the mass political rallies of the late 1980s and early '90s, poems from The Ballads were chanted, sung and performed everywhere.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781906570262
ISBN-10: 1906570264
Publisher: ARC Publications
Publication Date: January 1st, 2011
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: ARC Classics