Balta drobulė has ratings and 62 reviews. Alan said: This is the first full novel by a Lithuanian writer and/or writer in translation that I have r. Antanas Škėma “Balta drobulė”. Panašumas tame, jog abu romanai yra autobiografiniai. Vyrauja karo tema abejuose romanuose. Šiame „Mokinio skaitinių“ leidinyje publikuojamas vieno iš talentingiausių lietuvių išeivijos kūrėjų Antano Škėmos romanas „Balta drobulė“.

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Hardcoverpages. At the time university was renamed to Vytautas Magnus University.

I wonder if its better to read impressionist stream-of-consciousness writing in a language you’re not totally comfortable with, because you don’t try too hard to understand it. Rokas rated it really liked it Aug 05, When he was in Kaunas he married Janina Solkeviciute, a Polish economist. Justinas Lapienis rated it really liked it Mar 13, I loved the surrealistic feel of it drobile how the reader could both observe the events from afar and get inside the protagonist’s balya quite literally.

Return to Book Ddobule. Tortilija rated it really liked it Jan 06, I felt like getting into protagonist’s mind was so personal and visual and, though these thoughts and visions were bizarre, it made me feel like I could see through the character and that he had nothing to hide. These thoughts, subconscious dreams and random connections between them and the surrounding world made me remember how mysterious the thinking patterns are and that each mind is unique in itself. Just a moment drovule we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Balta drobulė

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Valeria rated it really liked it Dec 19, Retrieved from ” https: Most of the literary critics considered “The White Shroud” an interesting literary experiment that tried to lead the Lithuanian novel down a new path. An additional quirky coincidence is that my first-ever job as a teenager was as an elevator operator in an drobul when such jobs still existed, although not for very much longer.


Laaura rated it really liked it Feb 28, He’s balat referred to as Lithuanian Albert Camus.

The very thorough background information and Lithuanian folk text translations and reference explanations in the footnotes were especially helpful in this new edition published by Scotland’s Vagabond Voices who have been producing an excellent translation ballta with their Changelings imprint. This book was very unusual and fascinating at the same time.

Es ist nicht immer leicht, dem Gedankenchaos des Protagonisten zu folgen. Alternating chapters take us back and forth from this present world to his early life in Lithuania before and during the Soviet and Nazi occupations of WWII.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It was not a narrative, but plainly the thoughts of a mentally ill person whom a reader could see through. Want to Read saving…. Thanks for telling us about the dribule. Published by Alma littera first published Nevertheless, there are stylistic contrasts also: Inhe left Lithuania for Germany, where he was involved in some artistic work with Lithuanian troupes, primarily in DP camps.

Inhe entered the University of Lithuania medical faculty, but in he transferred his studies to the Faculty of Law. Ieva rated it really liked it Jan 29, No trivia or quizzes yet. He’s sometimes referred to as Lithuanian Albert Camus. This article needs additional citations for verification. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


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In addition, he was lecturing, writing and printing articles about theater and literature in several publications. During World War I he lived in Russia with his parents.

Died in a car accident in Pennsylvania on August 11, Lists with This Book. Kartos praeina ir ateina kitos. Views Read Edit View history. In he entered the theater studio directed by V. Although the synopsis for the book stresses its occasional stream-of-consciousness writing and somewhat experimental nature for its time ofit was not at all difficult to follow in terms of its two interweaving plotlines.

From to he did work in Vilnius State Theaterat first as an actor, and later as a director. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Beeindruckend und unbedingt lesenswert. His daughter, Kristina, was born in in Vilnius, days after the German occupation of the city.

I didn’t expect anything special from this book and waited for yet another pessimistic story which involves only tragedies of people and their suffering like every other typical Lithuanian storybut pessimism and suffering in The White Shroud were presented in dreamy, surrealistic way which I enjoyed.