Montenegrins have always fancied themselves as writers and artists. Historically saysKenneth Morrison, an academic and Britain’s leading Montenegro-watcher, the country’s men saw themselves “not just as warriors but as poets with a soulful side. Being a poet was a natural part of being a Montenegrin male, alongside fighting the Turks, and not at all effeminate.”
Six years after independence the country is seeing what Mr Morrison calls “a new wave” of Montenegrin writers. Only a handful have really come to the fore internationally. But as the country is so small, he says, this is the “equivalent of 30 or 50 in the UK. It is very significant. There is something going on.”
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