Maja Bošković-Stulli

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Maja Bošković-Stulli
Maja Bošković-Stulli.jpg
Born (1922-11-09)9 November 1922
Osijek, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (now Croatia)
Died 14 August 2012(2012-08-14) (aged 89)
Zagreb, Croatia
Nationality Croat
Alma mater University of Zagreb
Occupation Writer
Relatives Dragutin and Ivanka (née Szarvas) Bošković
(parents)
Magda Bošković
(sister)

Maja Bošković-Stulli (9 November 1922 – 14 August 2012) was a Croatian historian, writer, publisher and academic.

Early life[edit]

Maja Bošković-Stulli with older sister Magda prior World War II.

Bošković-Stulli was born in Osijek to a Jewish family of Dragutin and Ivanka (Janka) Bošković.[1] She joined the Young Communist League of YugoslaviaSKOJ (from Serbo-Croatian: Savez komunističke omladine Jugoslavije) during Gymnasium education. In 1943, after the capitulation of Italy and liberation of the Rab concentration camp, she joined the Partisans.[2] Many members of her family have perished during the Holocaust, including her parents and sister Magda.[3]

Education and later years[edit]

Bošković-Stulli finished elementary and secondary school in Zagreb. She graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb and received her PhD in 1961.[4] Bošković-Stulli has taken part in many national and international conferences and symposiums. Bošković-Stulli has taught at the Inter-University Centre in Dubrovnik. For many years she was the chief editor, and afterwards a member, of the editorial board for the journal "Narodna umjetnost". She worked at the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, and from 1952 until her retirement in 1979 she worked at the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research in Zagreb. From 1963 until 1973 she was the Director of the Institute.[5]

Bošković-Stulli has written about twenty books and a large number of papers in national and international academic journals. She has received a number of awards for her research work, the annual award in 1975 and the Croatian lifework award in 1990, the Herder Prize in Vienna 1991, and Pitre Salomone Marino prize in Palermo 1992. Bošković-Stulli was regular member at the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts.[3]

In 2005 Bošković-Stulli was named among 35 Croatia's most important women in history.[6] Bošković-Stulli died on 14 August 2012 in Zagreb and was buried at the Mirogoj Cemetery.[7][8][9]

Works[edit]

  • Istarske narodne price, Zagreb 1959
  • Narodne pripovijetke ("Pet stoljeca hrvatske knjizevnosti"), Zagreb 1963
  • Narodne epske pjesme, knj. 2 ("Pet stoljeca hrvatske knjizevnosti"), Zagreb 1964
  • Narodna predaja o vladarevoj tajni, Zagreb 1967
  • Usmena knjizevnost ("Povijest hrvatske knjizevnosti" 1, pp. 7–353), Zagreb 1978
  • Usmena knjizevnost nekad i danas, Beograd 1983
  • Usmeno pjesnistvo u obzorju knjizevnosti, Zagreb 1984;
  • Zakopano zlato. Hrvatske usmene pripovijetke, predaje i legende iz Istre, Pula – Rijeka 1986
  • U kralja od Norina. Price, pjesme, zagonetke i poslovice s Neretve, Metkovic – Opuzen 1987
  • Pjesme, price, fantastika, Zagreb 1991;
  • Zito posred mora. Usmene price iz Dalmacije, Split 1993
  • Price i pricanje: stoljeca usmene hrvatske proze, Zagreb 1997
  • Usmene pripovijetke i predaje ("Stoljeca hrvatske knjizevnosti"), Zagreb 1997
  • O usmenoj tradiciji i o zivotu, Zagreb 1999

References[edit]

  1. ^ Snješka Knežević (2011, p. 83)
  2. ^ Jaša Romano (1980, p. 340)
  3. ^ a b (Croatian) Ciglar, Želimir (22 September 2007). "Maja Bošković-Stulli, Znanstveni rad mi je dojadio". Večernji list-Matica hrvatska. p. 50. Retrieved 19 April 2012. 
  4. ^ (Croatian) "Bošković-Stulli, Maja". Croatian Writers Society. Retrieved 19 April 2012. 
  5. ^ (Croatian) "akademkinja Maja Bošković-Stulli". Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Retrieved 19 April 2012. 
  6. ^ (Croatian) Biluš, Marina (4 July 2005). "Biramo najznačajniju Hrvaticu u povijesti" [Selecting the most significant Croat woman in history] (in Croatian). Nacional. Archived from the original on 7 July 2012. Retrieved 19 April 2012. 
  7. ^ (Croatian) HINA (14 August 2012). "Preminula akademkinja Maja Bošković-Stulli". Aktual. Retrieved 25 August 2012. [dead link]
  8. ^ (Croatian) "Odlazak vrsne istraživačice usmene književnosti". Novi list. 16 August 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  9. ^ (Croatian) Gradska groblja Zagreb: Maja Bošković-Stulli, Mirogoj Ž-119-II-48

Bibliography[edit]

  • Snješka Knežević, Aleksander Laslo (2011). Židovski Zagreb. Zagreb: AGM, Židovska općina Zagreb. ISBN 978-953-174-393-8. 
  • Romano, Jaša (1980). Jevreji Jugoslavije 1941–1945: žrtve genocida i učesnici narodnooslobodilačkog rata. Beograd: Jevrejski Istorijski Muzej, Saveza jevrejskih opština Jugoslavije.