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

EditorFatos Lubonja
CategoriesCulture magazine
Literary magazine
PublisherPerpjekja Center
FounderFatos Lubonja
Founded1994; 30 years ago (1994)
Based inTirana

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.