Ekaterini

Ekaterini

Marija Knežević / Jun 03, 2020

Ekaterini The story of Ekaterni is the story of one woman who lives through the twentieth century in a part of the world where a long life could bear witness to four major wars Just as there is no such thing as

  • Title: Ekaterini
  • Author: Marija Knežević
  • ISBN: 9788375360271
  • Page: 121
  • Format: Paperback
  • The story of Ekaterni is the story of one woman who lives through the twentieth century in a part of the world where a long life could bear witness to four major wars Just as there is no such thing as a normal life , so we can understand that one individual story can be the story of a country, of an epoch The heroine of Ekaterni is born in the Balkans, and her story iThe story of Ekaterni is the story of one woman who lives through the twentieth century in a part of the world where a long life could bear witness to four major wars Just as there is no such thing as a normal life , so we can understand that one individual story can be the story of a country, of an epoch The heroine of Ekaterni is born in the Balkans, and her story is one of human survival, and is therefore universal This is history seen from the woman s point of view, the story of the ordinary lives of the women who live through the turbulent historical events of their time With her own brand of humour, Knezevic wants to parody the traditional biography by demystifying the everyday events in one ordinary life and let the female narrator tell her side of the story.

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    1. The back cover of Marija Knezevic’s “Ekaterini” informs us that “while written in homage to the ancient story of Odysseus this remarkable novel sees the roles reversed, so that it is a modern Penelope who must travel and suffer in search of her homeland”. Our heroine here is Ekaterini, the grandmother of our narrator (who is nameless but is referred to once as Marilyn, after Marilyn Monroe), who spends the majority of her life in wartime and planning to go home. Greek by birth she marr [...]


    2. Reluctant to begin reading due to the pretentious synopsis promising a "human story of an epoch" and "written in homage to the ancient story of Odysseus", the reality of the book is something far simpler and more enjoyable. It is the story of a family tree but mostly influenced by and focused on Ekaterini. Having left her homeland of Thessaloniki to marry a Croatian, Stipe, she lives through his death, raises two daughters and four wars. Living in Belgrade, she never gets to grips with the langu [...]


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