Ivo Andrić

Ivo Andrić


Born
in Dolac (Travnik), Bosnia and Herzegovina
October 09, 1892

Died
March 13, 1975

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Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard


Ivan "Ivo" Andrić (Cyrillic: Иво Андрић) was a Yugoslav and Bosnian novelist, short story writer and Nobel prizewinner. His writings deal mainly with life in his native Bosnia under the Ottoman Empire. His house in Travnik is now a Museum. His Belgrade flat on Andrićev Venac hosts the Museum of Ivo Andrić and the Ivo Andrić Foundation.

After the Second World War, he spent most of his time in his Belgrade home, held ceremonial posts in the Communist government of Yugoslavia and was a Bosnia and Herzegovina parliamentarian. He was also a member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

In 1961, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature "for the epic force with which he has traced themes and depicted human destinies drawn from the histor
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“One shouldn't be afraid of the humans. Well, I am not afraid of the humans, but of what is inhuman in them.”
Ivo Andrić

“Toliko je u životu bilo stvari kojih smo se bojali. A nije trebalo. Trebalo je živeti”
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“Mnogo samuješ i dugo ćutiš, sine moj, zatravljen si snovima, izmoren putevima duha. Lik ti je pognut i lice blijedo, duboko spuštene vjeđe i glas kao škripa tamničkih vrata. Iziđi u ljetni dan, sine moj!
- Šta si vidio u ljetni dan, sine moj?
Vidio sam da je zemlja jaka i nebo vječno, a čovjek slab i kratkovjek.
- Šta si vidio, sine moj, u ljetni dan?
Vidio sam da je ljubav kratka, a glad vječna.
- Šta si vidio, sine moj, u ljetni dan?
Vidio sam da je ovaj život stvar mučna, koja se sastoji od nepravilne izmjene grijeha i nesreće, da živjeti znači slagati varku na varku.
- Hoćeš da usneš, sine moj?
Ne, oče, idem da ž i v i m.”
Ivo Andrić, Ex Ponto, Nemiri, Lirika

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