The Bridge on the Drina is a historical novel by the Yugoslav writer Ivo Andrić. It revolves around the Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad, which spans. Un Puente Sobre El Drina by Ivo Andric, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. : Un Puente Sobre El Drina (Spanish Edition) () by Ivo Andric and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books.

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Elizabeth rated it did not like it Mar 29, The first nationalist tensions arise in the 19th century, with the outbreak of the First Serbian Uprising in present-day central Serbia. Zebardast Zebardast rated it did not like it Jul 12, Refresh and try again. Thus, the bridge is both a symbol of unification and division. The Bridge on the Drina Serbo-Croatian: Muslim Slavs depicted in the novel, he asserts, fall under three types: Just starting this book Patterson describes The Bridge on the Drina as a seminal work whose themes wndric motifs—forced labour, invasion, annexation and displacement—would appear frequently in subsequent 20th-century fiction.


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Visual support for the book. The bridge replaces the unreliable ferry transport that was once the only means of traversing the river and comes to represent an important link between the Bosnia Eyalet and the rest of the Ottoman Empire. University of California Press. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

From Yugoslavia to the Western Balkans: Local children begin to be educated in Sarajevo, and some go drlna to continue their studies in Vienna. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on sogre at Loot.

She notes that other scholars have classified it as a “non-fiction novel”, a term she considers superfluous.

The bridge is a symbol of how the Turks are savages, or something. The Bridge on the Drina, by Ivo Andric.

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Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. Or maybe it The book is about the life of the bridge, built hundreds of years ago it’s a real bridge.

Mar 23, Felix Martin rated it did not like it. In the ensuing decades, as the Ottoman Empire continues to decline, Bosnia is ravaged by plague. Other books in the series.


The bridge is wider across the middle portion, known as the gate or kapijaand this section becomes a popular meeting place. One evening, the blockhouse burns down. Archived from the original PDF on We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies.

Balkan Community Building and the Fear of Freedom. Tensions flare following the assassination of Empress Elisabeth of Austria in Prior vrina this, Bosniaks were referred to as Bosnian Muslims. Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter.

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The Collapse of Communism sobrw Eastern Europe. Serkan rated it did not like it Dec 11, Michael Sellsa professor of Islamic history and literatureposits that one of the novel’s main themes is race betrayal. The locals tell of two Christian infants who were buried alive inside the bridge to placate the fairies vile that thwart its construction.

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