Štefan Žáry

Štefan Žáry (December 12, 1918 in Poniky – August 25, 2007 in Bratislava) was a Slovak poet, prosaist, translator and essayist; author of erotic lyric poetry, patriotic and anti-war poems, reminiscential prose. In his patriotic poems, he expressed his disappointment of a civilization progress. He translated mainly French literature.

Štefan Žáry
Born(1918-09-19)September 19, 1918
Poniky, Austria-Hungary
DiedAugust 25, 2007(2007-08-25) (aged 88)
Bratislava, Slovakia
OccupationPoet
Essayist
Translator
LanguageSlovak
NationalitySlovakian
Alma materComenius University

His works were initially related with surrealism, later he referred to folk and classical traditions. Notable works include collection of poems Srdcia na mozaike (1938), Meč a vavrin (1948), Smaragdové rúno (1977), Malá letná suita v štyroch vetách (1995), parodies of Slovak folk songs Satironikon (1990), novel Ktorýsi deň z konca leta (1998).

ReferencesEdit

  • "Žary Štefan". Internetowa encyklopedia PWN (in Polish). Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN. Archived from the original on 2013-04-16. Retrieved 2007-11-27.
  • "Žáry Štefan". WIEM Encyklopedia (in Polish). Archived from the original on 2013-04-16. Retrieved 2007-11-27.