Ivo Andrić was born in in Dolac, near Travnik, in what was then Izabrane pripovetket Pod gradicem: Pripovetke o zivotu bosanskog sela. Ivo Andrić was a Yugoslav novelist, poet, and short story writer, born in Travnik .. Belgrade (short story collection); Izabrane pripovetke. Ivic,Pesikan,Antic – aktivno ucenje Ivo Andrić – Izabrane pripovetke Ivo Andrić – Na Drini ćuprija Ivo Andrić – Prokleta avlija Ivo Andrić – Travnička hronika Ivo.

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Hers is an individual aberration, and as such, is all the more convincing. He is considered to be a writer of magic and fantasy.

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As the authorities were unable to build a strong case against him, he spent much of the war under house arrestandrix being released following a general amnesty for such cases in July Literature and Cultural Politics in Yugoslavia. He began writing in secondary school, but received little encouragement from his mother.

He worked in the diplomatic service of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia from —23 and again from — He often starts his stories in a simple way, akin to Matavulj, for instance, but later, into the chronicle of the war and post-war years he introduces mythology and miracle. Fear of the Bells got three awards, among them also the award of the critics given based on the votes of 81 critics from all the republics of the former Yugoslavia.

In return, he assisted the parish priest and taught religious songs to pupils at the monastery school. The facts that the French had occupied nearby Dalmatia and that the Turks had been forced to retreat from Hungary made Travnik important beyond its true political and strategic value.


Harcourt, Brace World. His idioms are full of subtile humour pointing out the nature of his heroes. Culturally, the city boasted a strong Germanic element, and the curriculum in educational institutions was designed to reflect this. He simply did not dare enter that area of life. Even though he was always interested in politics, he was by nature reclusive and cautious, and as a diplomatic servant he was reluctant to make public his opinions and preferences.

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Profimedia, Zuma Press — Archives. Fear of the Bells is a competition between poetical and brutal reality.

Knowing the history of the region would help future generations avoid the mistakes of the past. He has got a good sense for noticing details and nuances, powerful imagination and beautiful language. University of California Press. In the year ofhe published his first collection of short stories for which he received a prize from Serbian Royal Academy.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. The Second World War in Yugoslavia. He continued to write as before, at a somewhat lesser pace, but the publication and republication of his works skyrocketed not only in his home country but also around the world. He declined and was, in early June oftaken to now German Belgrade where they kept him under close surveillance.

Nearing seventy-six at the time of her death, his health deteriorated steadily and he travelled little in his final years. Leisure and Liberty in North America. What did you do that for? Given that most of his friends had already been arrested for nationalist activities, he was certain the same fate would befall him.


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He remained there until July when he was meant to be mobilized. His stylistic bravura reveals to us a writer who knows his language and the world he describes.

His consular duties there did not require much effort, so he was able to focus on writing. He was thus registered with a non-combat andgic until February of the following year.

Most scholars have interpreted the eponymous bridge as a metonym for Yugoslavia, which was itself a bridge between East and West during the Cold War.

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Ivo Andrić

From Sarajevo hospital, he was placed in a Reserve hospital in Zenica for a treatment that lasted for several months. International and Area Studies Publications. Twice There Was a Country 2nd ed. Belonging to everyone and being equal to everyone, useful, always built with a sense, on the spot where most human needs are crossing, the are more durable than other buildings and they do not serve for anything secret or bad. He was transferred to the consulate in Triestewhere he arrived on 9 December.

Hoare, Marko Attila Though life may be accursed and walled in, its creative forces emerge as much stronger than the adversities or the adversaries. New CemeteryBelgrade. However, as modest andrkc withdrawn as he was for his entire life and career, he took the prize in stride.

Matica srpskaNovi Sad private correspondence; posthumous.