Milo Urban

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Milo Urban
Portrait urban-milo.jpg
Born (1904-08-24)24 August 1904
Rabčice, Austria-Hungary
Died 10 March 1982(1982-03-10) (aged 77)
Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Pen name Ján Rovňan ml.
Occupation Writer, journalist
Language Slovak
Nationality Slovak
Spouse Žofia Urbanová-Paňáková

Milo Urban (pseudonyms Ján Rovňan ml., Podbabjagurský) (24 August 1904 in Rabčice, Kingdom of Hungary – 10 March 1982 in Bratislava) was Slovak writer, translator, journalist and important representatives of modern Slovak literature. Urban is controversial figure because he served as an editor-in-chief of an official propagandist magazine of the Hlinka Guard Gardista in the era of the clerofascist Slovak State and was found guilty for collaboration by the court in 1948.

Works[edit]

Stories, novellas, novels[edit]

  • 1920 - Ej, ten tanec, story (published in magazine Vatra)
  • Nešťastník
  • Už je pozde
  • V zhone žitia
  • Vanitas vanitatum
  • Typograf
  • 1922 - Jašek Kutliak spod Bačinky (Jašek Kutliak from Under Bučinka), novella
  • 1926 - Za vyšným mlynom (Beyond the Upper Mill), this work was used as a model to Eugen Suchoň's opera Krútňava
  • 1928 - Výkriky bez ozveny (Calls Without Echo), collection of novellas
    • V súmraku
    • Štefan Koňarčík-Chrapek a Pán Boh
    • Rozprávka o Labudovi
    • Mičinova kobyla
    • Tajomstvo Pavla Hrona
    • Svedomie a Staroba
  • 1932 - Z tichého frontu (From the Silent Front), collection of novellas
    • Skok do priepasti
    • Nie!
    • Roztopené srdce
    • Pred dražbou
    • Drevený chlieb
    • Človek, ktorý hľadá šťastie
  • 1927 - Živý bič (The Living Whip), novel (1st part of the trilogy)
  • 1930 - Hmly na úsvite (Fog at Dawn), free continuation of Živý bič (2nd part of the pentalogy)
  • 1940 - V osídlach (In the Snares), free continuation of Živý bič (3rd part of the pentalogy)
  • 1943 - Novely (Novellas)
  • 1957 - Zhasnuté svetlá (Lights Doused), free continuation of Živý bič (4th part of the pentalogy)
  • 1964 - Kto seje vietor (Who Sows the Wind), free continuation of Živý bič (5th part of the pentalogy)
  • 1996 - Železom po železe

Essays[edit]

  • 1970 - Zelená krv: Spomienky hájnikovho syna (Green Blood: Memories of the gamekeeper's son)
  • 1992 - Kade-tade po Halinde
  • 1994 - Na brehu krvavej rieky
  • 1995 - Sloboda nie je špás

Other works[edit]

  • 1920 / 1921 - Zavrhnutý, poem (published in magazine Vatra)
  • 1925 - Otroci predsudkov, play (only preview, which was published in magazine Slovenský národ)
  • 1934 - Česká literatúra a Slováci, lecture
  • 1991 - Beta, kde si? , play (only year of inscenation, not published)

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