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Biography and Other Poems
Biography and Other Poems

Biography and Other Poems

Translated by John K Cox, By Danilo Kis



112 Pages, 6 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $12.00 (US $12.00) (CA $16.00)

Publication Date: July 2019

ISBN 9780998740041

Rights: US & CA

Autumn Hill Books (Jul 2019)

Price: $12.00


Known as a master of short fiction from the late twentieth-century, Yugoslav author Danilo Kis was a devoted poet from his early years until his death in 1989. This book brings together selected poems by Kis in English translation for the first time.

Author Biography

John K. Cox is professor and department head in history at North Dakota State University in Fargo. He received his undergraduate degree from Guilford College and earned his doctorate at Indiana University. The History of Serbia (2002), Slovenia: Evolving Loyalties (2005), and translations of novels by Danilo Kiš and Ivan Cankar are among his chief publications. Danilo Kiš (Serbian Cyrillic: ?????? ???; 22 February 1935 – 15 October 1989) was a Serbian novelist, short story writer, essayist and translator. Kiš was influenced by Bruno Schulz, Vladimir Nabokov, Jorge Luis Borges, Ivo Andric and Miroslav Krle┼ża,[1] among other authors. His best known works include Hourglass, A Tomb for Boris Davidovich and The Encyclopedia of the Dead.