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Miss Ex-Yugoslavia: A Memoir

ShareTweetPinStefanovic, Sofija. Miss Ex-Yugoslavia: A Memoir. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2018. ShareTweetPin

The Ministry of Pain

ShareTweetPinUgrešić, Dubravka. The Ministry of Pain. Translated by Michael Henry Helm. New York: HarperCollins, 2005. ShareTweetPin

“There is no greater sorrow…”

ShareTweetPinIn the tragedy Medea (431 BC), Euripides describes the protagonist’s feeling about her exile. ShareTweetPin

“When I lost my country…”

ShareTweetPinIn Tristia (“Sorrows,” approx. 8-17 AD), the poet Ovid laments his life in exile from Rome (the exile itself may or may not have actually happened). One of the verses describes the pain of losing his country. ShareTweetPin

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