6 April 1959 |
Gradačac, SFR Yugoslavia
|Occupation||Short story writer, novelist and scholar|
|Alma mater||University of Osijek
University of Zagreb
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.
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. 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).
Her works have been translated into German, Hungarian, Serbian and Slovenian.
- 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)
- 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.
- "Julijana Matanović" (PDF) (in Croatian). Croatian P.E.N. Centre. Retrieved 6 March 2011.
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