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Jankovićlocked

  • Selena Rakočević

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Ljubica S. Janković (b Aleksinac, June 27, 1894; d Belgrade, May 3, 1974) and Danica S. Janković (b Lešnica, May 7, 1898; d Belgrade, April 18, 1960). Serbian folk dance researchers.

Danica and Ljubica Janković were sisters who grew up in an intellectual Belgrade city family and were raised in the spirit of national patriotism and female emancipation. Both of them initially studied at the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade and worked as translators, literary theorists, and professors. They both were fluent in English and French, which they learned abroad after graduation. Danica studied English in London and Oxford, while Ljubica was in Austria, Germany, England, and France. After returning to Serbia, Ljubica worked in the ‘fourth’ boys’ secondary school (...

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