Literary History


The Književna istorija [Literary History] periodical was initiated within the framework of the Institute for Literature and Art in 1968. The Editor-in-Chief was Aleksandar Petrov, and was succeeded by Jovan Deretić.

Since 1991, the periodical has been published by the Institute. It was first edited by Dušan Ivanić, and since 2003 it has been edited by Miodrag Maticki.
Until now (39 years of publication), 132 issues of Književna istorija have been published.

Columns: Studies and essays (comparative studies, theory, poetics and history of literature), The history of Serbian literary periodicals, Terminology, Literary portraits, Literary materials, Round table, Reviews.

Occasionally, thematic issues are published (on Dragiša Vitošević, Janko Veselinović, Aleksandar Petrov).