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Ales Berger

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Notable works  Krokiji in belezke
Awards  Preseren Fund Award
Books  George Byron
Role  Writer
Name  Ales Berger

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Born  18 September 1946 Ljubljana, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (now in Slovenia) (1946-09-18)
Occupation  Writer, translator, literary and theatre critic
Notable awards  Preseren Foundation Award 1987 for his translation of Les Chants de Maldoror Rozanc Award 1998 for Krokiji in belezke
Similar People  Ales Debeljak, Guillaume Apollinaire, Alexander Pushkin, Dante Alighieri, Henri Meschonnic

Aleš Berger (born 18 September 1946) is a Slovene writer, translator and literary critic.

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Berger was born in Ljubljana in 1946. He studied comparative literature and French at the University of Ljubljana and worked as an editor and theatre critic. He is known for his translations into Slovene from French (Lautréamont, Apollinaire, Beckett, René Char, Raymond Queneau and Jacques Prévert) and Spanish (Jorge Luis Borges).

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In 1987 he received the Prešeren Foundation Award for his translation of Les Chants de Maldoror. In 1998 he received the Rožanc Award for Krokiji in beležke (Sketches and Notes).

In February 2017, he received the Prešeren Award for lifetime achievement in translation. In particular, he has translated eminent French writers and poets, his favourite being the poet Jacques Prévert (1900–1977).

Published works

  • Omara v kleti (Drawer in the Cellar), essay, 2010
  • Zmenki (Dates), drama, 2006
  • Zagatne zgodbe (Embarrassing Tales), short stories, 2004
  • Krokiji in beležke (Sketches and Notes), essays, 1998
  • Novi ogledi in pogledi (New Views and Viewings), theatre criticisms, 1997
  • Ogledi in pogledi (Views and Viewings),theatre criticisms, 1984
  • Gledališki besednjak (A Theatrical Glossary), 1981
  • Dadaizem in nadrealizem (Dadaism and Surrealism), 1981
  • References

    Aleš Berger Wikipedia