Results 1 – 12 of 14 Moons: The Selected Poems of Jurga Ivanauskaite. Jun 1, by Jurga Ivanauskaite and Paul Perry. Currently unavailable. Jurga Ivanauskaitė was a lithuanian writer, painter and dramaturge. Studying at the Vilnius Art Academy, her first book was The Year of the Lilies of the. Discover Book Depository’s huge selection of Jurga-Ivanauskaite books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 19 million titles.

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And then, Elegija vanished. Alina was standing by the window, sunlit like in ivanauskiate Vermeer painting. The smell of dust and mothballs hung in the room, but moths flew around in flocks. Right after they wake up and recklessly forget the mysterious nocturnal existence with its mountains, forests, stormy seas, stairways to heaven, destroyed bridges, tumbles into the abyss, dizzying flights, ruthless persecutors, angels, bizarre beasts and perfect lovers, they rush headlong into what they call “being awake.

The room was like an overdone sorcerer’s cave. His name was, oh, what was it now They were misunderstood, frequently depressed and disappointed with life. It was coarse and chafed her in a strange judga. Giggling as she took off her jeans and flowery shirt, reeling impatiently, she pulled on the red gown, and, glancing at her reflection, distorted by the illegible note, raised her arms, reciting:.

Subscribe Advertise Log In. This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat She carried a white suit in her arms. The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political, economic, business, and cultural events in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

The idea of a distant mountain kingdom relates to the romantic ideals of the Lithuanian character, while its fate of invasion and exile relates directly to Lithuanian memories of occupation and harsh, often religious, persecution.


That a young woman could be a literary rebel was unheard of in Lithuania. And suddenly, drowning in the red sticky mist of death, Nora realized where Elegija had disappeared to.

I don’t get it. Entire armies of shoes paraded across the floor: When Nora climbed out of the cab, she realized that further movement would be extremely difficult.

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Getting into the fiery garb was not so simple, even though Nora was smaller than Elegija. She, contrary to Elegija, was strangely superstitious.

She ran to the sink, spat out the chichi— calories, in any event—and decided to keep the most rigorous of hunger diets next week.

She walked up to the window many times and looked out into the yard, where children were noisily chasing a bright-red ball through yellow leaves. We’ll prick you for sure now! This article includes a list of referencesrelated reading or external linksbut its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. She does not mock Eastern spiritual practices, but she does jeer at those involved in what she calls the “spiritual supermarket”: Nora was in a sweat; a red mist fogged her eyes.

Joseph, this is a nightmare! The most widely respected publishers in Lithuania, Tyto Alba hoped to publish ten books in June. Nobody was in a hurry to call the police or to inform her parents, living somewhere in a secluded village, about their daughter’s disappearance. Sniffing it, Nora decided against it being wine.

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She began to walk around the ivanzuskaite, a trifle dissatisfied that the dress restricted her steps. Like Tomas Venclova before her, Ivanauskaite made use of her family’s unusually rich library ‘s her grandfather was Kostas Korsakas, one of Lithuania’s foremost Marxist literary critics ‘s to popularize non-Marxist ideas. A slight joy arose in Nora at the thought that it would be dark and empty there. Also planned, in about 18 months’ time, is a book of memoirs about Jurga by ivanaus,aite friends and family.


And you, I see, have Salome’s gown already. A comment by the Dalai Lama himself, that in trying to find faith one does not have to look very far, propelled her even further in this direction. Lithuanian Military Commander Jonas Kronkaitis. Teri Schultz Reflections on a Revolution. Nora even ground her teeth and repeated: She thumbed through the pages, of which several had cigarette burns.

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After her visits in the Far Eastshe became an active supporter of the Tibet liberation movement.

She died from soft tissue sarcoma in Vilnius at the age of 45 and is interred in the Antakalnis Cemetery. Everyone was satisfied when Elegija’s friend, Raimis, who had the keys to her flat, checked the empty apartment and found nothing suspicious or any reason for anxiety.

Nora desired just one thing—to take off this furiously tight dress, which kept choking her, restricting the smallest of her movements, and irritating her skin. There’s not a single seam Unethical writer Once independence was declared inhowever, the young authors continued to meet with mixed reactions.