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.
|Born||September 19, 1918|
|Died||August 25, 2007 (aged 88)|
|Alma mater||Comenius 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).