Meša Selimović’s Novel “The Fortress” as an Emblematic Representation of Yugoslav Socialist Modernism

  Introduction Drawing upon my dissertation research on the subversive tactics of Yugoslav literature in the period of late socialism, I will analyze the poetics of Meša Selimović’s renowned novel “The Fortress,” published in 1970.  Before delving into this research, my studies focused on Russian and English literature, and I did not have an insightful knowledge of the topic. My  []