Ivo Andrić

Ivo Andrić (in cyrillic writing: ИвоАндрић; * 9. October 1892 in Dolac with Travnik (at that time Austria Hungary); † 13. March 1975 in Belgrade) was a Serbian writer from Bosnia and Herzegowina. It becomes that classical realism added.

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Ivo Andrić

Andrić originated from a catholic craftsman family, which was resident in Sarajevo. The father was Croat, the nut/mother Serbia. It completed the middle school(srednja škola) in Višegrad and the High School in Sarajevo. After 1912 it studied conditioned interruptions philosophy, Slawistik and history in Zagreb, Vienna, Krakau and Graz also by the First World War. It received a scholarship of the Croatian ones Society for culture and education. During the First World War as a member of the revolutionary organization, of the Austrian-Hungarian authorities searched and in Split and one year arrests Mlada Bosna, the nationalistic youth there in the prison. Andrić was in Ovčarevo (Travnik)and Zenica interns, until he was amnestied 1917. It went after Zagreb into medical treatment and justified there the literary magazine Književni jug (1918).

After that 1. World war cooperated it in the Zagreber national council, its declaration thatUnion from Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia to the kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes and finally to the Kingdom of Yugoslavia led. It went 1919 to Belgrade and occurred in the there State Department. Between 1920 and 1923 he was like that into thatConsulates in the Vatikan, Bucharest, Triest and Graz actively. it attained a doctorate to 1924 in Graz for the topic of the mental life in Bosnia during the osmanischen time. Until 1941 it was far in the diplomatic service of the Yugoslav kingdom in Paris, Madrid, Brussels, Geneva and Berlin. 1939 became Andrić member of the Serbian-royal academy. 1941 it looked for around recall as an Ambassador Jugoslawiens in the German Reich on, it had however still as an official representative of Yugoslavia the tripartite agreement of the 25.März inAttend Vienna. After the bombardment of Belgrade to 7. The Germans offered April to it to leave the country into Switzerland it pulled it however forwards to Belgrade to return, where it separated from the diplomatic service and worked withdrawn on its large novels.

After the Second World War Andrić of chairmen of the Yugoslav writer federation, delegates of the Yugoslav parliament and late film censor became. 1954 it became member of the communist party of Yugoslavia and signed as the first the Novi Sader agreement over the Serbo-Croatian language. 1958 married AndrićMilica Babić, with which he lived together up to their death 1968.it received the Nobelpreis for literature to 1961.


after Andrić first poems and narrations had written, became he by the 1945 novels of the “Bosnian ones appearedTrilogie " (well Drini ćuprija, Gospođica and Travnička hronika), in particular by the novel the bridge over the Drina world-famous. In its novels and narrations he is concerned particularly with Bosnian life and Bosnian history as well as with thatNext to each other of Orient and Okzident. Andrić changed around 1920, when he began to become active for the Yugoslav state, from the Croatian to the Serbian literature. Its political attitude was expressed in its works, it was a trailer of theYugoslav multi-ethnical state thought, however on the other hand the straight problem of living together different cultures represented. Also after the Second World War it placed itself into the service - now socialist - of the Yugoslav state.

  • Ex ponto, Prosa 1918
  • Nemiri, Prosa1920
  • PUT Alije Đerzeleza, narration 1920 (dt. The way of the Alija Djerzelez, 1947)
  • Most well Žepi, narrations, 1925 (dt. The bridge over the Zepa, 1963)
  • Anikina Vremena, 1931 (dt. Anikas times)
  • Portugal, zelena zemlja, 1931
  • poems,dt. in: Croatian seal, 1933
  • Španska stvarnost i prvi koraci u njoj, 1934
  • Razgovor SA Gojom, essay 1936 (dt. Goya 1962)
  • The novellas, dt. Vienna 1939
  • in the monastery lodging; dt. in: Croatian and Bosnian novellas, Vienna 1940
  • wellDrini ćuprija, novel 1945 (dt. The bridge over the Drina, 1953)
  • Gospođica, novel 1945 (dt. Ms, 1958)
  • Travnička hronika, novel 1945 (dt. Wesire and consuls, 1961)
  • Well Nevskom prospektu, 1946
  • well kamenu, u Počitelju,
  • Zlostavljanje, 1950 (dt. Abusing)
  • Priča o vezirovom slonu, 1948 (dt. The elephant of the Wesirs)
  • Prokleta avlija, novella 1954 (dt. The condemned yard, 1957)
  • Igra, 1956
  • Aska i vuk, 1960 (dt. Aska and the wolf,1983)
  • O priči i pričanju, beseda povodom dodele Nobelove nagrade, 1961
  • faces. dt. Narrations 1962
  • all narrations in 3 volumes, dt. 1962-1964
  • Jelena žena bunk nema, novel 1963 (dt. Jelena, 1967)
  • the men of Veletovo. dt. Narrations 1963
  • Ljubav u kasabi, 1963 (dt. Love in a small city. Jewish stories from Bosnia)
  • The loving of the Veli pasha. dt. Novellas 1964
  • Price iz detinjstva, 1967 (dt. Stories from the childhood)
  • the woman on the stone. dt. Narrations1967
  • Eseji i kritike, 1976 (dt. Essay and criticisms)
  • Znakovi pored puta, 1976 (dt. Way character, 1982)
  • Šta sanjam i šta mi SE događa, lirske peme bunk CSU objavljene posthumno 1918
  • Omerpaša Latas, posthum 1977 (dt. Omer pasha Latas,1979)
  • Well sunčanoj strani, novel, posthum
  • the house in the isolation dt. 1987
  • Buffet Titanic. Narrations. dt. Complaint ford: Wieser, 1995
  • the locked door. Narrations. dt. Vienna: Zsolnay, 2003


Andrić received numerous honours by the YugoslavState and is the world-wide most well-known and at most translated author of the südslawischen literatures (translations in 40 languages). Due to its origin and its early literary development (influence of the Croatian writer Matoš) Andrić becomes also from Croatian side as one thatTheir seen. Today Andrić is honoured both by Serbia and by Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia, although its political working is also not always undisputed. Apart from road designations, monuments, issues of stamps and other honours it gives it dedicated museum in Belgrade.

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