Dobriša Cesarić

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Dobriša Cesarić
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Born (1902-01-10)10 January 1902
Požega, Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia, Austria-Hungary (now Croatia)
Died 18 December 1980(1980-12-18) (aged 78)
Zagreb, Yugoslavia (now Croatia)
Occupation Poet
Language Croatian
Period 1916–1970
Literary movement Modernism

Dobriša Cesarić (10 January 1902 – 18 December 1980) was a Croatian poet and translator born in Požega. Despite his limited output, Cesarić is considered as one of the greatest Croatian poets of the 20th century.[1][2]

Literary work[edit]

His first appearance on the literary scene was when he was 14 years old with a song "I ja ljubim" (eng. "I kiss also") which was published in a magazine for youth called "Pobratim" (eng. "Brother"). His work as a poet consists of ten poem books and a few translations.

Work as a translator[edit]

He translated from German, Russian, Italian, Bulgarian and Hungarian to Croatian.

Works[edit]

  • Lirika, Zagreb, 1931.
  • Spasena svjetla, Zagreb, 1938.
  • Izabrani stihovi, Zagreb, 1942.
  • Pjesme, Zagreb, 1951.
  • Knjiga prepjeva, Zagreb 1951.
  • Osvijetljeni put, Zagreb, 1953.
  • Tri pjesme, Zagreb, 1955.
  • Goli časovi, Novi Sad, 1956.
  • Proljeće koje nije moje, Zagreb, 1957.
  • Izabrane pjesme, Zagreb, 1960.
  • Poezija, Skoplje, 1965.
  • Moj prijatelju, Zagreb, 1966.
  • Slap, izabrane pjesme, Zagreb, 1970.
  • Svjetla za daljine, Beograd, 1975.
  • Izabrana lirika, Beograd, 1975.
  • Izabrane pjesme i prepjevi, Sarajevo, 1975.
  • Pjesme. Memoarska proza, Zagreb, 1976 (Pet stoljeća hrvatske književnosti, book 113).
  • Voćka poslije kiše, Zagreb, 1978.
Published posthumously
  • Spasena svjetla, Zagreb, 1985.
  • Srebrna zrnca u pjesniku, Zagreb, 1985.
  • Balada iz predgrađa, Zagreb, 1992.
  • Povratak, Zagreb, 1995.
  • Kadikad, Zagreb, 1997.
  • Dobriša Cesarić. Pjesme., ABC naklada, Zagreb, 2007.
  • Izabrana djela, Matica hrvatska, Zagreb, 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "article title". Vjesnik (in Croatian). 2002-01-11. p. 13. 
  2. ^ http://www.pozegaonline.com/i_vijest.php?v=1004&ref=kat&catid=6 (Croatian)

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