Julijana Matanović

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Julijana Matanović
Born (1959-04-06) 6 April 1959 (age 55)
Gradačac, SFR Yugoslavia
Occupation Short story writer, novelist and scholar
Nationality Croatian
Alma mater University of Osijek
University of Zagreb
Period 1986–present
Website
www.julijana-matanovic.com

Julijana Matanović (born 6 April 1959) is a Croatian short story writer and novelist. She is also a professor at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, where she teaches contemporary Croatian literature.[1]

She was born in Gradačac, went to primary school in Đurđenovac and then on to high school in Našice, before enrolling at University of Osijek where she earned a degree in Yugoslav languages and literature in 1982.[2] In 1998 she earned her doctorate at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb with a thesis called Povijesni roman u hrvatskoj književnosti XX. stoljeća (English: The historical novel in 20th-century Croatian literature).[2]

Her works have been translated into German, Serbian and Slovenian.

Selected works[edit]

  • Zašto sam vam lagala (1997)
  • Bilješka o piscu (2000)
  • Lijepi običaji (2000)
  • Kao da smo otac i kći (2003)
  • Krsto i Lucijan (2003)
  • Laura nije samo anegdota (2005)
  • Tko se boji lika još (2008)
  • Knjiga od žena, muškaraca, gradova i rastanaka (2009)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ožegović, Nina (20 October 2008). "Julijana Matanović - književni zaokret hit spisateljice" [Julijana Matanović - literary turnaround of the bestselling writer] (in Croatian). Nacional. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Julijana Matanović" (PDF) (in Croatian). Croatian P.E.N. Centre. Retrieved 6 March 2011.