Antun Gustav Matoš





Antun Gustav Matoš


Born
in Tovarnik, Croatia
June 13, 1873

Died
March 17, 1914

Genre

Influences


Matoš was born in Tovarnik in the region of Syrmia, today's Croatian Vukovar-Syrmia County.
He went to primary and secondary school in Zagreb. His attempt to study at the Military Veterinary College in Vienna ended in failure. He was conscripted in 1893, but he deserted in 1894, fleeing from Croatia to Šabac and then to Belgrade. He spent the next three years in Belgrade, living in his own words as a "cello player, journalist, and man of letters".
In January 1898 he traveled to Vienna and Munich, stayed for a while in Geneva, and then moved to Paris in 1899, where he would stay for five years. During his stay in Paris, he wrote his greatest stories.
In 1904 he returned to Belgrade, visiting Zagreb in secret (as he was still a deserter) in 19
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Cvijet sa raskršća i druge ...

3.77 avg rating — 467 ratings — published 1998
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Camao

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3.41 avg rating — 255 ratings — published 1899
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Jesenje veče i druge pjesme

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4.36 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 1981
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Cvijet sa raskršća

3.69 avg rating — 48 ratings
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Poezija i proza

4.30 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1981
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Oko Lobora

2.93 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 1998
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Izabrane pjesme

4.40 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1996
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Kip domovine leta 188*

3.85 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1895
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Pripovijetke i eseji

3.50 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1964
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Izbor iz djela

4.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2008
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“Ljudi praštaju sve osim iskrenosti.”
Antun Gustav Matoš

“Ništa se ne gubi i ništa ne postaje, i ova noć je puna boli i ljubavi koja je bila i koja će biti.”
Antun Gustav Matoš, Camao

“Ruke joj stadoše prebirati - po mojim živcima. Bijahu blijede, bijele, kao da umiru od ljepote.”
Antun Gustav Matoš, Cvijet sa raskršća i druge pripovijetke