Anica Savić Rebac

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Anica Savić-Rebac
Born (1892-10-04)4 October 1892
Novi Sad, Serbia
Died 7 October 1953(1953-10-07) (aged 61)
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Spouse(s) Hasan Rebac (m.1921–53; his death)
Relatives Milan Savić (father)

Anica Savić-Rebac (4 October 1892 — 7 October 1953) was a Serbian writer, classical philologist, translator, professor at the University of Belgrade. She wrote a number of essays and books about Njegoš, Goethe, Sophocles, Spinoza, Thomas Mann, Greek mystical philosophers, Plato, theory of literature.[1][2] She also translated a number of works from Serbian into English, most notably The Ray of the Microcosm by Petar II Petrović-Njegoš.

Anica Savić Rebac appears under the name of Milica in travel book Black Lamb and Grey Falcon by Rebecca West. In this book she is not only a new friend, but also the intellectual guide who eventually reveals to Rebecca West the rituals which would lead the author to the clue metaphor of her vision of the Balkans.[1]


  1. ^ a b Svetlana Slapšak, Anica Savić Rebac (1894 – 1953), Gegenworte - Zeitschrift für den Disput über Wissen, Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Lemmens Verlag, Berlin 2010.
  2. ^ Petar II Petrović-Njegoš, The Ray of the Microcosm, translated by Anica Savić Rebac, Svet Knjige, Beograd 2013.