A few chapters from the English translation of “Dievų Miškai” written by the celebrated Lithuanian author BALYS SRUOGA (—). Translated by Aušrinė. Title, Modalinių struktūrų reprezentacija knygos viršelyje: Balio Sruogos „Dievų miškas“ The representation of modal structures in book covers: balys sruoga’s. Faktas, kad ši knyga egzistuoja, nes autorius dažnai užsimena, kad blogiausia kas gali Dievų miškas – memuarų knyga, parašyta m.

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In the furrows, pits, and cross-wings — clumps of bog grasses, sedges, and cowslips. This is argued by comparing various book covers that represent translated versions of the same literary work. I am glad that recently the book has been republished in Poland again. Sometimes he lacked the mettle even for this comparatively easy task; then he’d stand over those on the ground and fling rocks and bricks at them.

The black night men stopped by the door. In the Fall ofthe first new settlers transferred themselves here: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Balys Sruoga February 2,in Baibokai, Kovno Governorate — October 16,Vilnius was a Lithuanian poetplaywrightcriticand literary theorist.

Two hundred people laying like lifeless flies. Not Germanic in origin. Faster, you dog shit! Meanwhile from the john emerges some kind of indefinite creation of the shadows, once perhaps similar to a man. In the concentration camp everyone obeys one law: Above it is a red lamp, pushed forward.

People died, yes, they were forced to work until they no longer were able to walk, they were starving, always ill, etc.

Behind the shed, behind the gate — a long narrow yard, lined with these funny little hovels.

This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat The number of the corpse remains untouched in the books, crossed out is the number of the healthy and live man.


Balys Sruoga, prominent Lithuanian intellectual, documents his two years in a Nazi concentration camp. Some kind of telling scuffle. At such times he’d order convicts to lie in rows in the dry or muddy yard.

Anyway this is looked at, this type of walking corpse is a very undesirable element to the camp. Quietly, gritting his teeth as if he felt no pain, not — moaning, — as if he wasn’t trampled at night in the corridor, — as if still had important business in the world!

Everyone has forgotten him, — just sit back and wait for a comfortable moment and then vanish from the camp in the guises of the corpse! Anyone who knows at least something about WWII and German concentration camps knows what happened there and how terrible it was.

In Forest of the GodsSruoga’s observations are made in an exquisitely tuned, darkly humorous, surprisingly un-vindictive tone. At this point a message should be sent out that a mistake occurred, — Berlin could think that the camp administration is incapable of taking care of its responsibilities — why is this necessary, who enjoys this?!

Looking under beds, along beds, under pallats, grappling everywhere, anywhere it’s possible to grapple Of course, their the Reds demands to stay within “Soviet realism” were not very pleasant — but even this demand did not interfere with his greatest work of art, which without a doubt will make his name famous in the entire world.

D for a doctoral thesis on Lithuanian folklore. Rievu incredible brown concentration camp glimpses no one has yet given Perhaps he once was a man, who knows.

One is tall and stolid with a voice which stands out as the singing dragon from the German opera, “Ziegfried. One of the best Lithuanian books.

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The man of the bruiser species announced himself inside: How to survive and forget your past. Of course some parts of the book makes you laugh so hard you think you will go to hell for that, but all in all it’s a great book. For example, take his description of Wacek Kozlowski, one of the camp enforcers drawn from the ranks of the prisoners themselves, designated “camp chiefs” by the authorities.

Dievų miškas by Balys Sruoga

The hostages were sent to the Stutthof Concentration Camp near Danzig. I’d even prefer the old Asian greeting method, of rubbing noses with men Jonas and I look at him. Semiotic modal theory has barely been used for a visual text analysis. I adore how author deal with stress situations through ironic perspective of view; is author’s own unique way to survive in such harsh reality.

It’s in this context that Sruoga communicates the most painful truth of his book: What can be done now?

Balys Sruoga – Dievų miškas – 1989

He also wrote various articles on literature. Professors, lawyers, priests, prosecutors! A dead man is talking.

Illustrations of this abound in the book – I’m finding myself at a loss to settle on just one or two excerpts to share because there are so many. Suddenly — some kind of breathless blow, something heavy and soft hit against the boss with good intentions and then buffeted to the floor. How in the world do you carry it, — you can’t figure cievu out, this corpse is so horrible, mismas, black