Bury Me Standing

While researching the book, Fonseca learned Romany and stayed with the gypsies, becoming deeply involved with their lives, and befriending several gypsy kings.

Bury Me Standing

Gypsies have always intrigued and fascinated - partly because of their mysterious origins, and partly because of the romance of nomadism. But because they resist assimilation, having survived as a distinct people for over a thousand years, they have also been the victims of other people's nationalism and xenophobia. In this fascinating and timely study, Fonseca focuses particularly on the gypsies in Eastern Europe (an estimated 6 million), and their future as a distinct race within a nationalist Europe. While researching the book, Fonseca learned Romany and stayed with the gypsies, becoming deeply involved with their lives, and befriending several gypsy kings. The result is a clolourful and frank book, filled with enthusiasm and curiosity, without lapsing into piety or romanticism.

The Gypsies

Patrin Web Journal , “ Romani Customs and Traditions . " 27 . Fonseca , Bury Me
Standing , p . 44 . 28 . Patrin Web Journal , “ Romani Customs and Traditions . ”
29 . Fonseca , Bury Me Standing , p . 44 . 30 . Peter Maas , King of the Gypsies .

The Gypsies

Discusses the historical origins, beliefs, arts, family life, cultural clashes with white Europeans, and future hopes of the nomadic Rom, or Roma, people who were once called Gypsies.

Rain Taxi Review of Books

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The Pakn Treger

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cultural identity of a young American Jew . As Europe's other despised ,
nationless ...

The Pakn Treger


Bury Me

You can't keep a dead doll down in this creepy new novel from the author of The Collector.

Bury Me

You can't keep a dead doll down in this creepy new novel from the author of The Collector.

SAE Bulletin

Bury Me Standing : The Gypsies and Their Journey . New York : Vintage Books ,
1996 . 322 pp . " Never ask questions and don ' t wear short skirts . " Isabel
Fonseca ( p . 14 ) claims this advice , given her by an anthropologist who worked
with ...

SAE Bulletin


Time

Bury Me Standing ( Knopf ; though its narrative of Gypsy history is self in
increasingly mortal danger . 322 pages ; $ 25 ) is both a history of the
unfortunately strewn through several In the Cut proceeds along the path of tribe
and an account of ...

Time


Dissent

I stand by the mirror My country is a large mirror It shows only me , only me The
people , the filthy people , have departed I am past , present and future Bury me
standing , if you must Bury me standing , if you must The Mask of the Exile . want
to ...

Dissent


The Designs of Willa Kim

Miss Kim had first designed costumes for Ramón Oller ' s Bury Me Standing ,
which the Ballet Hispanico premiered at the Joyce Theatre on December 1 , 1998
. The ballet is danced to traditional Gypsy melodies from eastern Europe and ...

The Designs of Willa Kim


The Debated Lands

106 ; Fonseca , Bury Me Standing : The Gypsies and Their Journey , new edn (
1995 ; London : Vintage , 1996 ) , pp . 158 , 159 , 98 . Fonseca calls eastern
Europeans “ badly dressed white folk ' ( ibid . , p . 212 ) . 23 Bryson . Neither Here
Nor ...

The Debated Lands

A volume focusing on the popular genre of travel writing, the book examines over 400 British and American literary texts in order to outline and account for the multiple ways in which the Balkans have been represented from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day.

This Side of Brightness

In Bury Me Standing , Isabel Fonseca initiates her history of the gypsies with the
story of Papusza , putting it forward as an emblematic narrative which
encapsulates not only key aspects of Roma culture but also acts as a warning to
those ...

This Side of Brightness

Colum McCann is one of the most important Irish writers in contemporary literary fiction. His work has been critically acclaimed across the globe for its artistic achievement, its thematic range and its ethical force. This Side of Brightness: Essays on the Fiction of Colum McCann is the first collection of scholarly essays to deal with McCann's oeuvre, drawing on the pioneering critical work of some of the leading figures in Irish literary studies. Touching on a host of central themes in McCann's writing - emigration, race, performance, poverty, travel, nationality and globalization - the volume covers each of McCann's publications and includes a substantial interview with the author. The book is an invaluable resource for current and future scholars of the Irish novel.

Attachment

After more than twenty years together, Jean and Mark revel in a sabbatical on a remote tropical island.

Attachment

After more than twenty years together, Jean and Mark revel in a sabbatical on a remote tropical island. Life seems idyllic. Until, that is, Jean opens a salacious love-letter addressed to Mark. Looking for answers she goes undercover with a surreptitious correspondence that propels her on to alarming and illuminating adventures of her own...

The New Yorker

... exuberance down familiar paths . Two programs alternate : one pairs Pucci ' s
dance with Ramón Oller ' s elegiac , Gypsy - themed “ Bury Me Standing ” ; the
other features last year ' s historical survey of Latin social dance , “ NightClub .

The New Yorker


The New York Times Book Review

They BURY ME STANDING have no folk heroes and live , Ms. Fonseca The
Gypsies and Their Journey . suggests , in the “ heroic present . " They do By
Isabel Fonseca . not have much mythology about death or Illustrated . 322 pp .
New York ...

The New York Times Book Review


Latin Style

One of the most compelling cuts is "Parao" (Standing), a passionate tune based
on Isabel Fonseca's book Bury Me Standing, about the plight of nomadic gypsies
in 15th century Europe. Other highlights include the upbeat and joyous "Como ...

Latin Style


The Unconscious Witness

... there was an explosion against her head , and blackness came up around her .
It was curious that , in the blackness , a bell was ringing . It ' s funny they should
bury me standing up , Pam thought , almost before she thought : “ Why , you do ...

The Unconscious Witness


Playbill

My Bad ! , ” “ Bury Me Standing , ” “ Every Time a Friend Succeeds . . . ” and “
When You Know Me Better . ” HIGH NOTES Decca Broadway recently released
the original 1943 cast recording of Carmen Jones , the first Amanda Green time
this ...

Playbill


The North American Indian

The wife bore five sons, each of the last four births occurring as soon as the
previous son was able to walk; but then she became feeble and unable to bear
more children. Her mother said to her: "lam about to die. Bury me standing up
beneath ...

The North American Indian

"[A] comprehensive and permanent record of all the important tribes of the United States and Alaska that still retain to a considerable degree their primitive customs and traditions. The value of such a work, in great measure, will lie in the breadth of its treatment, in its wealth of illustration, and in the fact that it represents the result of personal study of a people who are rapidly losing the traces of their aboriginal character and who are destined ultimately to become assimilated with the 'superior race.' It has been the aim to picture all features of the Indian life and environment--types of the young and the old, with their habitations, industries, ceremonies, games, and everyday customs ... Though the treatment accorded the Indians by those who lay claim to civilization and Christianity has in many cases been worse than criminal, a rehearsal of these wrongs does not properly find a place here"--General introduction