Slobodan Selenić
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A plaque on the house where Selenić lived
Born(1933-06-07)7 June 1933
Died27 October 1995(1995-10-27) (aged 62)
NationalitySerbian
Alma materFaculty of Dramatic arts, University of Arts in Belgrade
OccupationUniversity professor, writer
AwardsNIN Award, Sterija Award[1]

Slobodan Selenić (Serbian Cyrillic: Слободан Селенић; 7 June 1933 – 27 October 1995) was a Serbian writer, literary critic, dramatist, academic[2] and university professor of 20th century literature.[3]

One of the main themes in his work is the destruction of the civic class from Kingdom of Yugoslavia, its values and later destruction with the formation of the second Yugoslavia. He became the director of Avala Film at the age of 29.[4] The Slobodan Selenić Award is annually awarded in his honour for the best graduate work on his alma mater.[5]

He won the NIN literary prize in 1980 and was Belgrade's Poet Laureate.[6]

Works

Among the works are:[7]

  • Avangardna drama, anthology (1964)
  • Angažman u dramskoj formi (1965)
  • Memoari Pere Bogalja (1968)
  • Dramski pravci XX vijeka (1971)
  • Pismo glava (1972)
  • Antologija savremene srpske drame, anthology (1977)
  • Prijatelji (1980)
  • Kosančićev vijenac 7 (1982)
  • Očevi i oci (1985);[8] English translation, Fathers and Forefathers, Ellen Elias-Bursac, tr. (The Harvill Press, 2003)
  • Ruženje naroda (1987)
  • Timor mortis (1989)
  • Knez Pavle (1991)
  • Ubistvo s predumišljajem, novel and screenplay for film (1993);[9] English translation, Premeditated Murder, Jelena Petrovic, tr. (The Harvill Press, 1997)
  • Iskorak u stvarnost (1995)
  • Dramski pravci XX vijeka (2003)
  • Malajsko ludilo (2003)
  • Dramsko doba (2005)

References

  1. ^ "Slobodan Selenić Biografija". Biografija.org (in Serbian). 2018-06-11. Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  2. ^ "Члан САНУ". web.archive.org. 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  3. ^ Mladenović, Marija (2017-04-05). "Slobodan Selenić – kritikom do umerenosti". Kultiviši se. Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  4. ^ "Превремени заборав или Селенићев Град у корову". Internet portal za umetnost i kulturu "P.U.L.S.E". 2016-04-30. Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  5. ^ Beogradu, IT Centar Narodnog pozorišta u. "МОЈЕ НАГРАДЕ". Народно позориште у Београду. Retrieved 2019-09-05.
  6. ^ Laurence Mitchell, Serbia, Chalfont St Peter, Bucks.: Bradt Travel Guides, 2013, 4th edition, p. 49. Retrieved 22 February 2020.
  7. ^ "COBISS/OPAC". www.vbs.rs. Retrieved 2019-09-05.
  8. ^ "Интеркултурално искуство у роману "Очеви и оци" Слободана Селенића". Internet portal za umetnost i kulturu "P.U.L.S.E". 2016-04-15. Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  9. ^ Mladenović, Marija (2017-04-05). "Slobodan Selenić – kritikom do umerenosti". Kultiviši se. Retrieved 2019-08-27.