Përpjekja (meaning Endeavor in English) is an Albanian language quarterly culture and literary magazine published in Tirana, Albania.

Përpjekja
EditorFatos Lubonja
CategoriesCulture magazine
Literary magazine
FrequencyQuarterly
PublisherPerpjekja Center
FounderFatos Lubonja
Founded1994; 30 years ago (1994)
CountryAlbania
Based inTirana
LanguageAlbanian
OCLC36069583

History and profile edit

Përpjekja was first published in 1994.[1][2] Its founder is Fatos Lubonja.[2] He is also editor of the magazine,[3] which is published by Perpjekja Center on a quarterly basis in Tirana.[1][4][5]

Bashkim Shehu, Edi Rama, Ardian Klosi, and Shkëlzen Maliqi are frequent contributors to Përpjekja.[3] The magazine publishes short stories, poems and writings about literary and cultural criticism.[3] The quarterly also features articles on critical evaluations about political developments in the country[3] and about the views of contemporary philosophers and intellectuals such as Jürgen Habermas, George Steiner and Adam Michnik.[2]

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References edit

  1. ^ a b "Përpjekja - Endeavour of a man" (PDF). CEEBP. Amsterdam (1). May 1997. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Arts and Culture Program". Open Society Foundation. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d "Fatos Lubonja". Words without Borders. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  4. ^ Alketa Alikaj (May 2013). "WORK...and the impossible mission of the socialist realism in visual art!" (Conference paper). Challenges Toward the Future (ICRAE). Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Periodical List. Albania". CEEOL. Retrieved 3 May 2015.