Emil Filipčič

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Emil Filipčič
Born (1951-04-08)8 April 1951
Belgrade, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (now in Serbia)
Occupation Writer, playwright, actor
Notable works Keopsova piramida, Problemi
Notable awards Prešeren Foundation Award
2011 for Problemi

Emil Filipčič (born 8 April 1951) is a Slovene writer, playwright and actor. He is known for his novels, short stories and dramas and has also appeared as an actor in numerous theatre productions in Slovenia.[1]

Filipčič was born in Belgrade in 1951. He studied at the Academy for Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana and works as a freelance writer, actor, playwright and director.[2] In 2011 he won the Prešeren Foundation Award for his novel Problemi (Problems).[3]

Selected works[edit]

  • Grein Vaun, novel, (1979)
  • Kerubini (Cherubins), satirical novel co-written with Branko Gradišnik under the single pseudonym Jožef Paganel
  • Kuku, novel, (1985)
  • Ervin kralj, novel, (1986)
  • X-100, novel, (1988)
  • Orangutan, short stories (1992)
  • Dobri robotek, short stories (1993)
  • Urugvaj 1930, novel, (1993)
  • Jesen je, novel, (1995)
  • Izlet v naravo, short stories (1997)
  • Keopsova piramida, novel, (2005)
  • Problemi, novel, (2009)

Plays[edit]

  • Kegler, drama (1981)
  • Ujetniki svobode, drama (1982)
  • Altamira, satirical comedy (1982)
  • Bolna nevesta , satirical comedy (1984)
  • Kako naj odgovorim spoštovanemu tovarišu Francetu Piberniku?, drama (1985)
  • Atlantida, drama (1988)
  • Božanska tragedija, drama (1989)
  • Psiha, comedy (1993)
  • Veselja dom, drama (1996)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Slovene Writers' Association site". Slovene writers' portal (in Slovenian). DSP Slovene Writers' Association. Archived from the original on 10 October 2011. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Helga Glušič, Sto Slovenskih Pripovednikov (Ljubljana: Prešernova družba, 1996) ISBN 961-6186-21-3
  3. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture, complete list of Prešeren Foundation Awards recipients[permanent dead link]