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WWII SLOVENIAN POETRY IN GERMAN OCCUPIED AREA: Češminov grm [The Barberry Bush]. Zoom



WWII SLOVENIAN POETRY IN GERMAN OCCUPIED AREA: Češminov grm [The Barberry Bush].

 


A beautifully designed collection of poems by a Slovenian author Vinko Beličič, who immigrated to Italy after 1945 for political reasons, was published during WWII in Nazi occupied Ljubljana with imprint in Slovenian and German language. Beličič’s works were banned in the time of Yugoslavia. 
 


Author: Vinko BELIČIČ (1913–1999).
Place and Year: Ljubljana: Ljudska tiskarna 1944.
Technique: 8°. 38 pp. with black and white vignette within text, [1] index, original soft binding with orange printed cover (Very Good, very light foxing).
Code: 67343

A beautifully book with late art deco design, with poetry in Slovenian, by Vinko Beličič, was published in 1944 in Ljubljana, at the time occupied by Nazi Germany. The imprint was written in German and Slovenian. The poems were written during WWII in Yugoslavia and Italy, where the author was studying, and are accompanied by decorative black and white vignettes in late art deco style.  

This is a first separate publication by Vinko Beličič (1913–1999), who escaped the new Yugoslav regime after WWII for his connections with collaborators and the Catholic church. Beličič escaped through DP camps in Austria to Trieste, where he continued publishing. He only visited his native country again in 1991, after the fall of Yugoslavia. 

References: OCLC 320046400. Kacin, Anton: Beličič, Vinko (1913–1999). Slovenska biografija. Slovenska akademija znanosti in umetnosti, Znanstvenoraziskovalni center SAZU, 2013. http://www.slovenskabiografija.si/oseba/sbi1001860/#primorski-slovenski-biografski-leksikon (9. avgust 2018). Izvirna objava v: Primorski slovenski biografski leksikon: 2. snopič Bartol - Bor, 1. knjiga. Uredniški odbor Gorica, Goriška Mohorjeva družba, 1975.
 

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