Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić





Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić


Born
in Ogulin, Croatia
April 18, 1874

Died
September 21, 1938

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Within her native land, as well as internationally, she has been praised as the best Croatian writer for children.

She started writing poetry, diaries and essays rather early but her works were not published until the beginning of the 20th century.
Her book Croatian Tales of Long Ago (Priče iz davnine), published in 1916, is among the most popular today.In the book Mažuranić created a series of new fairy-tales, but using names and motifs from the Slavic mythology of Croats. It was this that earned her comparisons to Hans Christian Andersen and Tolkien who also wrote completely new stories but based in some elements of real mythology.

Brlić-Mažuranić was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature four times. However, she never won the prize du
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Priče iz davnine

4.17 avg rating — 1,759 ratings — published 1916 — 30 editions
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Čudnovate zgode šegrta Hlapića

4.10 avg rating — 1,505 ratings — published 1913 — 24 editions
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4.17 avg rating — 624 ratings — published 1916
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Sunce djever i Neva Nevičic...

4.26 avg rating — 109 ratings — published 2007
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4.62 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2006
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Izabrana djela

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Šuma Striborova i druge pri...

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Potjeh, Toporko i Neva Nevi...

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Jaša Dalmatin, potkralj Gud...

4.30 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1937 — 5 editions
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