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Title Watersheds : poetics and politics of the Danube River / edited by Marijeta Bozovic & Matthew D. Miller.

Publication Info. Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps.
Series Studies in Russian and Slavic literatures, cultures, and history
Studies in Russian and Slavic literatures, cultures and history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary From the German Black Forest to the Romanian and Ukrainian shores where it flows into the Black Sea, Europe's second longest river connects ten countries, while its watershed covers four more. The Danube serves as an artery of a culturally diverse geographic region, frustrating attempts to divide Europe from non-Europe, and facilitating the flow of economic and cultural forms of international exchange. Yet the river has attracted surprisingly little scholarly attention, and what exists too often privileges single disciplinary or national perspectives. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach to the river and its cultural imaginaries, the anthology Watersheds: Poetics and Politics of the Danube River remedies this neglect and explores the river as a site of transcultural engagement in the New Europe.
Contents Frontmatter -- Table of Contents -- List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction / Bozovic, Marijeta / Miller, Matthew D. -- CHAPTER 1. Danube Limes: The Limits of the Geographic-Cultural Imaginary / Arens, Katherine -- CHAPTER 2. Taking the Waters: The Danube's Reception in Austrian and Central/Eastern European Cinema History / Dassanowsky, Robert -- CHAPTER 3. Viennese Blood: Assimilation and Exclusion in Viennese Popular Music / Baranello, Micaela -- CHAPTER 4. Caught in the Effluvial Draft: The Fluid Sources of the Folktale / Sussman, Henry -- CHAPTER 5. New York on the Danube: The Transatlantic Transference of Habsburg Ethnology and Autocracy in Kafka's Amerika: The Missing Person / Lemon, Robert -- CHAPTER 6. Private Looking and Collective Memory in The Danube Exodus (1998) / Stob, Jennifer -- CHAPTER 7. Jelinek and the Roma: A Danubian Tragedy / Solibakke, Karl Ivan -- CHAPTER 8. Ravaged Empire: Water and Power in Prewar Hungary / Nemes, Robert -- CHAPTER 9. Cold Days in the Cold War on the Hungarian-Serbian Border / Labov, Jessie -- CHAPTER 10. Allergic Reactions: Danube and the Ex-centric Imaginary of Europe / Longinović, Tomislav Z. -- CHAPTER 11. Against the Stream: The Danube, the Video, and the Nonbiodegradables of Europe / Kujundžić, Dragan -- CHAPTER 12. Deconstructing Claims to (Jewish) Victimhood / Lerner, Amanda -- CHAPTER 13. Modernization's Undercurrents: The Folk in Postwar Socialist Romanian Architecture / Maxim, Juliana -- CHAPTER 14. Where the Water Sheds: Disputed Deposits at the Ends of the Danube / Richardson, Tanya -- Bibliography -- Notes on Watersheds and Its Contributors -- Index
Language In English.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Geopolitics -- Danube River Valley.
Danube River -- History.
Danube River -- Description and travel.
Danube River Valley -- History.
Danube River Valley -- History, Local.
Danube River Valley -- Description and travel.
Danube River Valley -- Civilization.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Local history.
Added Author Bozovic, Marijeta, editor.
Miller, Matthew D., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Watersheds. Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2016 1618114875 (OCoLC)926066325
ISBN 1618114883 (electronic bk.)
9781618114884 (electronic bk.)
1618114875
9781618114877
Standard No. 10.1515/9781618114884.