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  1. 1. August enoa
  2. 2. Life November 14th 1838 December 13th 1881 Not Croatian by nationality Zagreb - Prague - Vienna Zagreb Studied law Novelist, critic, poet, dramatist, editor,... " Father of Croatian novel " "Creator of Croatian reading public "
  3. 3. The Age of enoa enoino doba 1860 1881 Transition from Romanticism to Realism More than ten novels Goldsmiths gold (Zlatarovo zlato ) Pirates of Senj (uvaj se Senjske ruke) Peasants revolt (Seljaka buna) Literature magazine Wreath (Vjenac) Patriotic thematics
  4. 4. Goldsmiths gold (1871) First Croatian historic novel 16th century in Zagreb, after peasants revolt Parts written in Latin Main story is constant fight between declining nobility and rising citizens Love story of Goldsmiths daughter Dora ruined by people that seemed like her friends All that glitters is not gold
  5. 5. enoas other works Our literature (Naa knjievnost) Stone wedding (Kameni svatovi) Be yourself! (Budi svoj!) Diogenes Carnation from poets grave (Karanfil s pjesnikova groba) The Curse (Kletva) - not finished
  6. 6. Antun Gustav Mato 13. June 1873 - 17. March 1914
  7. 7. Life Born in Tovarnik, Croatia moved to Zagreb Veterinary College in Vienna didnt finish Deserted in 1894 - next thirteen years of his life in Vienna and Paris In 1908 he returned to Zagreb and stayed there until his death in 1914
  8. 8. Literary work He was a central figure of croatian modernism Short stories - he deeply analized inner world of his main characters His short story The Power of Conscience is considered the start of croatian modernism Travelouges, where he used the landscape to convey his emotions Later in his life he started writing poems - his best works
  9. 9. His most famous work The poem Comfort of hair Love poem, in which he describes a deceased loved woman, who he saw in his dreams Every part of her is dead, only her hair appears to be alive, giving him some comfort, hence the name of the poem
  10. 10. Miroslav Krlea
  11. 11. Life 7 July 1893 29 December 1981 Born and died in Zagreb, Croatia Finished military school and military academy in Hungary After the war - recognised as a modernist writer Greatest Croatian writer of 20th century Founder of Institute of Lexicography
  12. 12. Literary work More than 50 works in many categories Poetry, drama, novels, essays, diaries, short stories... The most of his works were of social thematics, about politics and life in Croatia Politic reviews: The Flame (Plamen), Today (Danas) and Literary Republic (Knjievna republika) - BANNED Anti-war attitude collection of short stories Croatian God Mars (Hrvatski bog Mars)
  13. 13. Most important work Messrs. Glembay (Gospoda Glembajevi) - 1928 Drama First part of the Glembay cycle Rise of a wealthy family in Croatia which got its wealth through stealing, killing and fraud and later their fall Like the Glembays, the Austro-Hungarian Empire Croatia was part of, will soon fall apart
  14. 14. Other works The Return of Phillip Latinovicz (Povratak Filipa Latinovicza) 1932 first modern novel in Croatian literature The Banners (Zastave) " Croatian War and Peace " Central European society before, during and after WW I Diaries Someone who failed in all aspects of life, can only be a poet or a politician
  15. 15. THE END Anton Konti Filip Perii Croatia