Aleš Debeljak 
Author

Poemas

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[Ta pesem je zate] esloveno

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[Nič ni dosegljivo] esloveno

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[Čas je] esloveno

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[Dovolj besed] esloveno

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[Razmočena mehkoba mahu] esloveno

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[Opazujem te] esloveno

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Čez reko, na vzhod esloveno

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Gospodar solz esloveno

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Selitve esloveno

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Aleš Debeljak 
Author

Foto © Jože Suhadolnik
* 25.12.1961, Ljubljana, Eslovenia
28.01.2016, Peračica, Eslovenia

Aleš Debeljak (b. 1961 in Ljubljana) graduated in comparative literature from the University of Ljubljana and received his Ph.D. in Social Thought from Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, New York. He was a Senior Fulbright fellow at the University of California-Berkeley and a fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study-Collegium Budapest.

Debeljak, one of the leading Central European poets, published eight books of essays and six books of poems in his native Slovenian. His books of poems in English translation include Anxious Moments (1994), Dictionary of Silence (1999) and The City and the Child (1999). His non-fiction books include Twilight of the Idols: Recollections of a Lost Yugoslavia (1994) and Reluctant Modernity: The Institution of Art and its Historical Forms (1998) and a comprehensive anthology The Imagination of Terra Incognita: Slovenian Writing 1945-1995 (1997) which he edited.

 Foto © Jože Suhadolnik
A translator of a book of selected poems by John Ashbery and of a book on sociology of knowledge, he won the Prešeren Foundation Prize (Slovenian National Book Award) and Miriam Lindberg Israel Poetry for Peace Prize-Tel Aviv and Chiqyu Poetry Prize, Tokyo. His books have appeared in English, Finnish, Japanese, German, Croatian, Serbian, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Spanish, Lithuanian, Romanian, Slovak, and Italian translation.

A contributing editor of Prague Literary Review and Verse and a member of the advisory board at the Davies Publishing Group (Colorado), Debeljak is also a general editor of Terra Incognita: Writings from Central Europe, a book series published by White Pine Press, Buffalo, New York. Debeljak teaches at the Department of Cultural Studies at the University of Ljubljana and directs Center for Religious and Cultural Studies. In the spring 2002 semester, he was a visiting professor at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria.

He was married to the columnist, translator and American-Slovenian writer, Erica Johnson, with whom he had three children. He died on 28 January 2016 in a car crash.

Publicaciones
  • Zamenjave zamenjave

    1982

  • Imena smrti

    1985

  • Slovar tišine

    Ljubljana: Aleph, 1987

  • Melanholične figure

    Eseji o književnosti

    Ljubljana: Knjižna zbirka Krt 55, 1988

  • Chronicle of melancholy

    Chattanooga: Poetry Miscellany, 1989

  • Minute strahu

    Ljubljana: Mladinska knjiga, 1990

  • Pisma iz Tujine

    Ljubljana: Mihelac, 1992

  • Somrak idolov

    Esej

    Celovec, Salzburg: Wieser, 1994

  • Anxious Moments

    Poems

    Translated by Christopher Merrill

    Fredonia: White Pine Press, 1994

  • Persistence of Modernity

    Critical Social Theory of Modern vs. Postmodern Institution of Art

    Ann Arbor: UMI, 1994

  • Untergang der Idole

    Essay

    Aus dem Slowenischen von Franci Zwitter

    Klagenfurt, Salzburg: Wieser, 1994

  • Twilight of the Idols

    Recollections of a Lost Yugoslavia

    Fredonia & New York: White Pine Press, 1994

  • Sumrak Idola

    Zagreb: 1995

  • Mesto in otrok

    Ljubljana: Mladinska knjiga, 1996

  • The City and the Child

    Sonnets

    Fredonia: White Pine Press, 1996

  • Reluctant Modernity

    The Institution of Art and its Historical Forms

    Lanham & New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 1998

  • The Dictionary of Silence

    Poems

    Translated by Sonja Kravanja

    Lumen Books, 1999

  • Nedokončane hvalnice

    Ljubljana: Mladinska knj, 2000

  • Auf der Suche nach dem verlorenen Paradies

    Essays

    Klagenfurt [u.a.]: Wieser, 2004

  • The Hidden Handshake

    National Identity and Europe in The Post-Communist World

    New York & Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004

  • Without Anesthesia

    New & Selected Poems

    Translated by Christopher Merril and Brian Henr

    Persea, 2011

  • Smugglers

    Poems

    Rochester: BOA Editions, Ltd., 2015

  • Temno nebo Amerike

    Celovec - Salzburg: Založba/Wieser, 1994

  • Balkansko brvno

    Eseji o književnosti ”jugoslavenske Atlantide"

    Fraktura,

Premios
  • Prešeren Foundation Prize

  • Miriam Lindberg Israel Poetry for Peace Prize (Tel Aviv)

  • Chiqyu Poetry Prize (Tokyo)