“Barac’s History of Yugoslav Literature…has served very well more than a generation of students in this country and remains the best short history of the Yugoslav literatures available in English.”
— Albert B. Lord, Harvard University
“The main purpose of this book I is to be an informative handbook, and it serves its purpose well. It is objective and convenient.”
— Thomas Eekman, U.C.L.A.
“We need books of this quality for all the East European countries. Barac was a distinguished scholar, he clearly enunciated the basic issues and themes in South Slavic literature...