The Roads of the Roma : A Pen Anthology of Gypsy Writers Paperback
Edited by Ian Hancock, Siobhan Dowd, Rajko Djuric
Part of the PEN American Center's threatened literature series series
This is an international anthology of English translations of Roma poetry and prose.
The writings in this text reflect the 30 contributors shared experiences of prejudice, discrimination and persecution, as well as joy in nature and life.
The lives of the contributors are told in brief biographical notes reflecting the many roads followed by the Roma in coming to terms with modern society.
In his introduction, Ian Hancock describes the linguistic diversity and culture of the Roma which has helped them preserve their identity over the centuries since they left their original home in India and migrated westward to Europe, the Americas and Australasia.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 170 pages, notes, chronology
- Publisher: University of Hertfordshire Press
- Publication Date: 01/10/1998
- Category: Poetry
- ISBN: 9780900458903