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Black Lambs & Grey Falcons

Women Travelers in the Balkans

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Published by Berghahn Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classic travel writing,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Other prose: 19th century,
  • Social history,
  • Sociology,
  • Eastern Europe - General,
  • 18th And 19th Century Description And Travel,
  • Women - 19th Century History,
  • Women travelers,
  • Social Science,
  • Europe,
  • Europe - General,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Middle East - General,
  • History,
  • Balkan Peninsula,
  • Biography,
  • Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn B. Allcock (Editor), Antonia Young (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8732465M
    ISBN 101571817441
    ISBN 109781571817440

      A magnificent blend of travel journal, cultural commentary, and historical insight, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon probes the troubled history of the . She had an intense year affair with H.G. Wells, with whom she had a son. A brilliant and versatile novelist, critic, essayist, and political commentator, West's greatest literary achievement is perhaps her travel diary, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey through Yugoslavia ().4/5(11).

    All about Black Lamb and Grey Falcon by Rebecca West. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Rebecca West's epic masterpiece is widely regarded as the most illuminating book to have been written on the former state of Yugoslavia. (sacrificial lambs). Having won a new found independence after centuries of 88%(22).   A magnificent blend of travel journal, cultural commentary, and historical insight, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon probes the troubled history of the Balkans and the uneasy relationships among its ethnic groups. The landscape and the people of Yugoslavia are brilliantly observed as West untangles the tensions that rule the country’s history as /5(13).

      Black Lambs and Grey Falcons Women Travelling in the Balkans Edited by John B. Allcock and Antonia Young. pages, 18 photos, bibliog., index. ISBN $/£ Pb Published (November ) Pb View cart Your country: United States - Click here to remove geolocation Recommend to your Library Available in GOBI® ReviewsPages:   IN , the Modern Library listed Rebecca West’s Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, published in , among the 20th century’s greatest works of recently, this was not an.


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About the Author Rebecca West () was a novelist, biographer, journalist, and critic. She published eight novels in addition to her masterpiece Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, for which she made several trips to the Balkans/5(). Nothing written by Rebecca West or by any women who actually "travelled" in the Balkans.

It rode on the fame of Rebecca West's book "Black Lamb and Grey Falcon" but Rebecca West only received a passing mention. There was no direct first hand information. No indirect second hand information either/5(3).

The resulting book is colored by that impending conflict, and by West's search for universals amid the complex particulars of Balkan history. In the end, she saw the region's doom--and our own--in a double infatuation with sacrifice, the "black lamb and grey falcon" of her title/5().

Black Lamb and Grey Falcon is one of those books which does not fit so neatly into the stereotypes of its genre. It is too full of intuition or open questioning (or authorial subjectivity) to be a work of academic history, and it's not as banal as most travel books.

A better phrase would be 'literary non-fiction'/5(). of 55 results for Books: "black lamb and grey falcon" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia by Rebecca West (Jul) Paperback. Black Lambs and Grey Falcons: Women Travelling in the Balkans.

by John B. Allcock and Antonia Young | Nov 1. Black Lamb and Grey Falcon by Rebecca Lamb Book Resume: With an introduction by Geoff Dyer First published inRebecca West’s epic masterpiece is widely regarded as the most illuminating book to have been written on what was once Yugoslavia, essential for anyone attempting to understand the enigmatic history of the Balkan states.

Rebecca West s Black Lamb and Grey Falcon is considred one of the best travel books of the 20th century; and it is also an iconic testimony of the pre-war Balkans as eyed by a Westerner.

The autor, journalist, critic and writer Dame Cicely Isabel Fairfield who used the pseudonym Rebecca West was regarded as one of the best in her field. Free download or read online Black Lamb and Grey Falcon pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Rebecca West.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this history, travel story are,/5. Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey through Yugoslavia (Hardcover) Published June 25th by Viking Press (NYC) 1-volume, Hardcover, 1, pages.

Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5().

Rebecca West () was a novelist, biographer, journalist, and critic. She published eight novels in addition to her masterpiece Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, for which she made several trips to the ing World War II, she also published two books on the relation of the individual to the state, called The Meaning of Treason and A Train of Powder/5(11).

I have written before of my great admiration for Rebecca West’s Black Lamb and Grey Falcon — my candidate for Book of the (Twentieth) Century. Read that short piece and you’ll know why.

BLACK LAMB AND GREY FALCON User Review - Kirkus. I don't think I've ever read a book quite like this. Rebecca West fell in love with Yugoslavia on her first visit in ; in she went back with her husband, and, in this stupendous work (2 5/5(1). Black Lamb and Grey Falcon is a travelogue detailing West's travels through 's Yugoslavia.

The book goes far beyond travelogue as West intersperses massive doses of Slavic history and philosophy with her travel accounts. Not only do we see the things she sees, we understand the mentality of the people.5/5(5). Contents: Editorial Introduction: Black Lambs and Grey Falcons: Outward and Inward Frontiers - Two Victorian Ladies and Bosnian Realities, G.M.

MacKenzie and A.P. Irby - Edith Durham, Traveller and Publicist - Edith Durham as a Collector - Emily Balch: Balkan Traveller, Peace Worker and Nobel Laureate - The Work of British Medical. Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: Part I InRebecca West set out to see for herself why the "Powderkeg of Europe" had so often threatened the fate of the continent.

Rebecca West. Black Lamb and Grey Falcon by Rebecca West. “Rebecca West’s magnum opus one of the great books of our time.” — The New Yorker Written on the brink of World War II, Rebecca West’s classic examination of the history, people, and politics of Yugoslavia illuminates a region that is still a focus of international concern.

Black Lamb and Grey Falcon is an 1,page travel book written by Dame Rebecca West, published in The book gives an account of Balkan history and ethnography, and the significance of Nazism, structured about her six week trip to Yugoslavia in A very good book on the issue is "Black lamb grey falcon' by Rebecca West.

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