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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During World War I he lived in Russia with his parents. Since then, it had been translated and published in LatvianEnglish and German Published by Alma littera first published Inhe entered the University of Lithuania medical faculty, but drobulr he transferred his studies to the Faculty of Law. 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 un This book was very unusual and fascinating at the same time.

It was not a narrative, but plainly the thoughts of a mentally ill person whom a reader could see through. An additional quirky coincidence is that my first-ever job as a teenager was as an elevator operator in an era when such jobs still existed, although not for very much longer.

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Some of the more abstract scenes were overwrought, but most of it was beautiful and terribly depressing. Ieva rated it really liked it Jan 29, He often plays with the sounds of language, disengaging phonemes from their literal meaning, as if to suggest a more transcendent meaning to the sounds. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.


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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Nevertheless, there are stylistic contrasts also: 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. There are no discussion topics on this book drrobule.

Retrieved from ” https: I loved the surrealistic feel of it drobuule how the reader could both observe the events from afar and get inside the protagonist’s mind quite literally.

This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat Tortilija rated it really liked it Jan 06, Lists with This Book.

Kartos praeina ir ateina kitos. Thanks for telling us about the problem. That did make the cross-hatched pattern of the trellis on the book cover easily identifiable as that of an elevator guard rail whereas most would likely view it as that of a prison or other barrier which it is also likely meant to suggest.

Hardcoverpages. Inthey all came back to Lithuania. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Inhe left Lithuania for Germany, where he was involved in some artistic work with Lithuanian troupes, primarily in DP camps. No trivia or quizzes yet. Laaura rated it really liked it Feb 28, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. From to he did work in Vilnius State Theaterat first as an actor, and later as a director.

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Died in a car accident in Pennsylvania on August 11, In he entered the theater studio directed by V. Refresh and try again. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. At the time university was renamed blata Vytautas Magnus University.


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I didn’t expect anything special from this book and waited for yet baltz 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.

Klaidas rated it really liked it Apr 07, 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 drkbule. Most of the literary critics considered “The White Shroud” an interesting literary experiment that tried to lead the Lithuanian novel down a new path. 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.

Kaimynas rated it really liked it Jan 09, In addition, he was lecturing, writing and printing articles about theater and literature in several publications.

Es ist nicht immer leicht, dem Gedankenchaos des Protagonisten zu folgen.

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