Vojin Jelić

Vojin Jelić[pronunciation?] (Serbian Cyrillic: Војин Јелић) (November 27, 1921 – December 19, 2004) was a Croatian Serb writer and poet. His literally work was focused on neo-veristic introspective and retrospective interaction with Serb culture and stories from the Knin region and the wider Dalmatian Zagora.[2]

Vojin Jelić
Vojin Jelić
Vojin Jelić
Native name
Војин Јелић
BornNovember 27, 1921
Knin,  Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes[1]
DiedDecember 19, 2004(2004-12-19) (aged 83)
Zagreb,  Croatia[1]
Alma materUniversity of Zagreb
Notable awardsVladimir Nazor Award for Life Achievement

Jelić's work was translated into Czech, Slovene, Macedonian and English.[3]

BiographyEdit

Early life and interwar yearsEdit

He was born in Knin in 1921.[4] Jelić finished gymnasium in Šibenik in 1940.[3] He went on to study pharmacy in Belgrade.[3]

World War IIEdit

During the World War II in Yugoslavia Jelić joined Yugoslav Partisans where he joined their units in 1943.[4][3] From 1944 je joined editorijal board of the Srpska riječ (The Serb Word) magazine.[3]

Socialist YugoslaviaEdit

Following the end of war Jelić initiated forestry studies in Prague in Czechoslovakia in 1945 and he completed his studies in Zagreb 1949.[4][3] He wrote about Serbian culture and stories from the Knin region and Dalmatian Zagora. He contributed to various publications and worked as a faculty lecturer and cultural advisor in various institutions in the Socialist Republic of Croatia.[4] Jelić was the secretary general of the SKD Prosvjeta.[4]

Breakup of Yugoslavia and Croatian independenceEdit

Jelić distanced himself from public life in Croatia in 1992 during the Croatian War of Independence and after Nedjeljko Mihanović verbally attacked him on ethnic basis.[1] He died in Zagreb in 2004.

Published worksEdit

  • 1950: Đukin đerdan[5]
  • 1952: Ljudi kamenjara[5]
  • 1952: Limeni pijetao[5]
  • 1952: Ni brige te sivi tiću[5]
  • 1953: Anđeli lijepo pjevaju[5]
  • 1956: Nebo nema obala[5]
  • 1959: Trka slijepih konja[5]
  • 1960: Lete slijepi miševi[5]
  • 1961: Ne damo vam umrijeti[5]
  • 1963: Trči mali život[5]
  • 1969: Domino[5]
  • 1970: Kirvaj[5]
  • 1975: Pobožni đavo[5]
  • 1977: Gorki bajami[5]
  • 1981: Doživotni grešnici[5]
  • 1986: Kozji dvorac[3]
  • 1996: Pogledajte svoje ruke[6]
  • 2000: Dražba zavičaja[3]

SourcesEdit

  • "IN MEMORIAM – Književnik Vojin Jelić (1921. – 2004.)". Vjesnik (in Croatian). 2004-12-27. p. 16.
  1. ^ a b c n.a. (n.d.). "Vojin Jelić – književnik". Serb National Council. Retrieved January 12, 2022.
  2. ^ Siniša Vuković (30 December 2021). "Sto je godina od rođenja Vojina Jelića, hrvatskog Srbina koji je hrabro razračunao sa zločincima iz svog naroda i izgradio pleter opće humanosti". Slobodna Dalmacija. Retrieved January 13, 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Nevenka Videk (2005). "Vojin Jelić". Miroslav Krleža Institute of Lexicography. Retrieved January 12, 2022.
  4. ^ a b c d e Relić, Ratko (December 2021). "Писац камена и крша" [Writer of Stone and Karst]. Bijela pčela: list za svu djecu (in Serbian). Rijeka: Prosvjeta (272): 12–13.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o n.a. (17 June 2015). "Vojin Jelić (Knin, 27. 11. 1921. – Zagreb, 19. 12. 2004.)". The Town of Knin. Retrieved January 12, 2022.
  6. ^ A.A. (27 November 2020). "Rođen u Kninu prije 99 godina Vojin Jelić pisao je o nesposobnosti Srba iz Kninske krajine da se otrgnu zovu beogradske politike". Šibenski portal. Retrieved January 12, 2022.