Dane Zajc 
Author

Poems

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VSE PTICE slovenian

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VELIKI ČRNI BIK slovenian

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[ZA VSE BOŠ PLAČAL] slovenian

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ASSKALLA slovenian

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UTOPLJENKA slovenian

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TIHI ŠKREBETAVEC slovenian

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ISTI slovenian

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BESEDE V DEŽ slovenian

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Dane Zajc 
Author

photo © Jože Suhadolnik
* 26.10.1929, Zgornja Javorščica , Slovenia
20.10.2005, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dane Zajc, born in 1929 near the village of Moravče, a poet, essayist and playwright who, until his retirement, worked as a librarian in Ljubljana.

Considered the doyen of postwar poets, he was active in the foundation of numerous literary magazines, including Review 57, Problems and Perspectives, which he also edited. He also writes for children; his poetic dramas or dramatic poems are his special field. Poetry: Požgana trava (Burnt Grass, 1958), Jezik iz zemlje (Tongue from the Ground, 1961), Ubijavci kač (Snake Killers, 1968, Pesmi (Poems, 1974), Rožengruntar (1974), Pesmi (with Strniša and Kovič, 1976), Si videl (Did you see, 1979), Zarotitve (Conjurations, 1985), Dol dol (Down down, 1998). Drama: Otroka reke (Children of the River, 1963), Potohodec (The Wanderer, 1971), Voranc (1978), Mlada Breda (Young Breda, 1981), Kalevala (1986), Medeja (1988), Grmače (Rocky Peak, 1994).

 photo © Jože Suhadolnik
As one of the best contemporary Slovene poets he has won all important national literary awards.

Publications
  • Požgana trava

    (Verbranntes Gras)

    Ljubljana : samozaložba, 1958

  • Jezik iz zemlje

    (Zunge des Bodens)

    Ljubljana : Cankarjeva založba, 1961

  • Otroka reke (igra)

    Ljubljana : Cankarjeva založba, 1963

  • Ubijavci kač

    (Schlangentöter)

    Maribor : Založba Obzorja, 1968

  • Rožengruntar

    Maribor : Založba Obzorja, 1975

  • Dol dol

    Ljubljana : Nova revija, 1998

Links
  • Dane Zajc @ Poetry International Web

    Poetry International Web presents poems of Dane Zajc in original and english translations and further information about the poet.

    Website (en)
  • Videoclip Dane Zajc @ Festival Internacional de Poesía de Medellín

    Website (sl)