Slavic, East European, and Former USSR Resources


Selected Literatures and Authors Pages


Index of Literatures
General Literature      
Abkhaz Afghan Albanian Armenian
Assyrian - Chaldean Azerbaijani Bashkir Belarusian
Bosnian & Hercegovinan Bulgarian Chechen Chuvash
Circassian/North Caucasus Crimean Tatar Croatian Cyprus (Greek)
Cyprus (Turkish) Czech Dagestan East German
Egyptian Estonian Finnish Georgian
Greek Hungarian Iranian or Persian Jewish or Hebrew
Kalmyk Karaim Tatar Karelian Kazakh
Khanty-Mansi Komi, Komi Permian Kurdish Kyrgyz
Latvian Lebanese Lezgin Lithuanian
Livonian [Liivi] Macedonian Mari Moldovan
Mongolian Montenegrin [Mordvin] Erza [Mordvin] Moksha
Ossetian Palestinian Persian or Iranian Polish
Roma or Gypsy Romanian Russian Rusyn, Carpatho
Sami Serbian Slovak Slovenian
Syriac Syrian Tajik Tatar
Tibetan [Old] Turkestan Turkish Turkmen
Udmurt Ukrainian Uzbek Uyghur
Vlah, Vlach, Aromanian Yiddish Yugoslav Other


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Abkhaz Literature and Authors

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Afghan Literature and Authors

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Afghan Writers [General or From Various Strands]

  • Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi 13th Century Afghan poet

Pashto Afghan Writers

Dari Afghan Writers

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Albanian Literature and Authors



Assyrian or Chaldean Literature and Authors (Modern Era) [One People or Ethnic Group Comprising Several Religious Organizations and Traditions (Assyrian Church of the East, The Chaldean Catholic Church, Syrian Orthodox Church (Jacobian and Assyrian), and Protestant Assyrian Churches)]

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  • Rabi Yosip Bet Yosip (1942 - ).



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Azerbaijani Literature and Authors

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Bashkortostan or Bashkir Literature and Authors (Republic of Bashkortostan of the Russian Federation)

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Belarusian Literature and Authors



Bosnian, Herzegovinan, and Bosniak Literature and Authors [Also called Bosnian-Herzegovinian literature]




Bulgarian Literature and Authors

 

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  • Nedjalko Jordanov (1940- ).

  • Emil Manov ( - ).

  • Ivajlo Petrov ( - ).

  • Pavel Matev ( - ).
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Chechen Literature and Authors

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Chuvash Literature and Authors (Chuvash Republic of the Russian Federation)

 

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Circassian and Other North Caucasus Literature and Authors [Includes all the North Caucasus peoples without separate sections here (Balkar, Karbindian, Karachai; Adygei, Ingush, etc]. Separate listings for Abkhaz Literature and Authors and Ossetian Literature and Authors and also Chechen Literature and Authors and Dagestani Literature and Authors and Lezgin Literature and Authors.

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Adygei Literature and Authors
Balkar Literature and Authors
  • Kaisyn Kuliev (1917- ). Balkar poet.
Cherkess Literature and Authors
Ingush Literature and Authors
  • Jemaldin Yandiev ( - ).(Ingushian poet).

Kabardian Literature and Authors
Karachai Literature and Authors

  • Kh. Bayranoukova ( - ). (Karachian poet).

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Crimean Tatar Literature and Authors

 

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Croatian Literature and Authors

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Cypriot Literature and Authors (Greek Community)

 

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Cypriot Literature and Authors (Turkish Community)

 

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Czech Literature and Authors [Includes German-Bohemian, German Jewish, Czech-Jewish and other authors who have resided in what is now the Czech Republic.]

 

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Dagestani Literature and Authors

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East German or Eastern Germany Literature and Authors (The Former German Democratic Republic) [May Include Authors from the Eastern part of Germany both Pre-dating and Post-dating the German Democratic Republic 1949-1991 as well as German-Jewish authors].
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Egyptian Literature and Authors

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Estonian Literature and Authors - Including Setu and Votic Languages

 



Finnish Literature and Authors


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Georgian Literature and Authors

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Greek Literature and Authors

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Hungarian Literature and Authors

 

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Iranian and Persian Literature and Authors
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Jewish and Hebrew and Israeli Literature and Authors not Included Elsewhere [Includes Hebrew speaking Israeli writers, and Sephardic Jews writing in German, and East European Jews not primarily known as Yiddish authors, etc. Also includes Russian Jews, especially those least assimilated]. (Yiddish, and Karaim Tatar (Jewish), and Iranian [Persian]-Jewish, and Czech-Jewish writers appear elsewhere. German Jewish authors appear in various places for now, mainly here and here).

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Kalmyk Literature and Authors (Republic of Kalmykia of the Russian Federation)

 

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Authors Web Sites

  • David Kugultinov (1922- ).

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Karaim Tatar (Jewish) Literature and Authors


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Karelian Literature and Authors - Including Karelian Proper, Olonets Karelian, Vepsi Karelian, Ludic Karelian, Tver Karelian, and Ingrian ["Olonets Karelian and Ludian are transitional dialects between Karelian proper and Vepsian"].

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Kazakh Literature and Authors

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Khanty-Mansi
Literature and Authors [Khanty previously known as Ostyaks or Ostiaks, and the Mansi as the Voguls]

Khanty-Mansi Literature Web Sites


Khanty-Mansi Authors Web Sites

Khanty Authors

Mansi Authors

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Komi [Komi-Zyrian] and Komi-Permian Literature and Authors

Komi Literature Web Sites


Komi Authors Web Sites

 


Komi-Permian Literature Web Sites

  • Permian Komis. By Lyudmila Nikitina.
  • Komi. See comments on the Komi-Permyak Literary Language.
  • PUBLICATIONS of the Institute of Language, Literature and History, Komi Science Centre, Ural Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, in 1999.


Komi-Permian Authors Web Sites

  • A. Zubov ( - ).

  • M. Likhachev ( - ).

  • V. Deryabin ( - ).

  • S. Karavayev ( - ).

  • N. Popov ( - ).

  • Fyodor Tarakanov ( - ).

  • Leonid Nikitin ( - ).

  • Fyodor Istomin ( - ).

  • M. Vavilin ( - ).

  • I. Gagarin ( - ).

  • A. Anikin ( - ).

  • N. Savelyev ( - ).

  • N. Yarkov ( - ).

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Kurdish Literature and Authors



Kyrgyz Literature and Authors


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Latvian Literature and Authors

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Lebanese Literature and Authors

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Lezgin Literature and Authors

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Lithuanian Literature and Authors

 

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Livonian [Liivi] Literature and Authors [ Self-designation: raandalist 'coast dwellers' and kalamied 'fishermen'; more recently, after World War II also liivőd, liibőd, liivnikad, liivlist; the self-designation of the language: randakeel 'coastal language'.]

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Macedonian Literature and Authors

 

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Mari or Cheremis Literature and Authors [Mari have three ethnic units: Hill Mari, Meadow Mari, and Eastern Mari]

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Moldovan and Romanian Literature and Author ---- [Literary Romanian and Literary Moldovan Appear to be Essentially Identical Language. From yourencyclopedia.]

 



Mongolian Literature and Authors

 

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Montenegrin Literature and Authors - See Serbian, Montenegrin, and Yugoslav Literature and Authors


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[Mordvin] Erzya Literature and Authors

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[Mordvin] Moksha Literature and Authors

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Authors Web Sites

  • Mariz Kemal ( - ).

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Ossetian Literature and Authors

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Palestinian Literature and Authors

 

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Persian and Iranian Literature and Authors

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Iranian/Persian Jewish Authors
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Polish Literature and Authors

 

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Roma or Gypsy Literatures and Authors

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Authors Web Sites

  • Veronika Cibriková ( - ).


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The following are Romani writers: Manus Romanov (lives in Istanbul); Semso Avdic from Bosnia; Eli Frankham from England; Sandra Jayat from France; Philomena Franz and Melanie Spitta, both from Germany; Menyhért Lakathos, József Choli Daróczi, József Holdosi, Károly Bari and Attila Balogh, all from Hungary; Zivojin Pacvlovic, Milutin Petrovic, Borislav Horvat, Ali Krasnici, Zoran Lekic, Seljasedin Salosori, Ruzdija Sejdovic and Gordana Djuric all from former Yugoslavia; Muharem Serbezovski and Iljaz Sabani, both from Macedonia; Teresa Mirga and Edward Grof Glowacki, both from Poland; George Paun-Ialomiteanu from Romania; Ilia Mazure, Volodimir Bambula and Michailo Gregoric Kosimirenko, all from Ukraine; Iiwan Mihailowic Pancenko from Russia; Dezider Banga, Jan Berky, József Ravasz, Bohuslava Vargova and Anna Koptova, all from Slovakia; Jozek Horvat from Slovenia; Ruda Dzurko from Czech Republic; Georgi Parushev from Bulgaria.


Romanian and Moldovan Literature and Author ---- [Literary Romanian and Literary Moldovan Appear to be Essentially Identical Languages]. Also Here.

 

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Slovak Literature and Authors

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Authors Web Sites [Also includes other individuals who contributed to the social, national and cultural awakening of Slovaks].

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Slovenian Literature and Authors

 

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Syriac Literature and Authors

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Syrian Literature and Authors

 

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Authors Web Sites


  • Yusif al-Hakim (1879-1979).






  • Sa’adeh (1904- ). [Antoun Sa’adeh].
    • Antoun Sa'adeh - The Complete Works 5.

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Tajik Literature and Authors

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Authors Web Sites

  • Mir Saiid Alii Hamadoni (1314-1386).

  • Abuabdullo Rudaki ( - ). Famous Tajik poet, a founder of Tajik poetry.

  • Abdulrahman Mushfiq (1538-1588). Famous Tajik poet.

  • Ahmad Donish (1826- ). [Listing also appears in [Old] Turkestan Literature and Authors Section].
  • Shahin Shamzodin (1857-1893). One of the most talented Tajik poets of the latter part of the 19th century.

  • Muhammadsiddiq Hairat (1878-1902).

  • Ahmadjan Hamdi (1876-1937).

  • Sadriddin Aini (1878-1954).
  • Abdulrauf Fitrat (1886-1938). [Poet, writer, and one of the prominent figures of the Young Bukharans.]

  • Abu al-Qasim Lahuti (1887-1957). [Abu'l-Qasem Lahuti ; in Tajik, Abdulqosim Lohuti]. Revolutionary poet of Iran and one of the founders of Tajik-Soviet poetry.
  • Jalal Ikrami (1909-1993).

  • Mirzo Tursunzoda (1911-1977). Tajik poet. [ Mirzo Tursun-Zadeh].

  • Sotim Uluqzoda (1911- )

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Tatar Literature and Authors (Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation) [And Tatars living elsewhere in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, and Central Asia, especially in the pre-USSR period]

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Tibetan Literature and Authors


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[Old] Turkestan Literature and Authors [Site includes middle age and pre-modern Central Asia area known as Turkestan. May include some Arab, Persian, Turkish, Timurid, etc links. May also include some links to some of the present-day "successor states": Turmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uyghurstan or Eastern Turkistan, and other neighboring countries.
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Turkish Literature and Authors [From the Ottoman Turks to Republic of Turkey - ca. 1400-2001.]
[See also [Old] Turkestan Literature and Authors]
[Armenian Literature and Authors page includes some Ottoman Empire-era Armenian authors]

 

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Turkmen Literature and Authors

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Udmurt Literature and Authors [Formerly known as Votiak or Votyak]

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Ukrainian and Ukrainian Emigre Literature and Authors


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Uyghur or Uighur or East Turkistan Literature and Authors

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Uzbek Literature and Authors

 

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Vlah, Vlach, or Aromanian Literature and Authors

 

[Per Prof. Victor A. Friedman, Aromanians live in Albania, Macedonia, Greece, and SW Bulgaria. The term Vlah also covers Megleno-Romanian speakers in the Meglen in SE Macedonia and the adjacent section of Greece. The Daco-Romanian speakers of SE Serbia are also called Vlahs.]
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Yiddish Literature and Authors


 

Literature Web Sites

General Yiddish Sites
Yiddish Literature and Poetry
Yiddish Theater
Yiddish Cinema

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Yugoslav Literature and Authors -
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Other Literature and Authors

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Last Updated: November 19, 2008
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