Martin Kukučín


Martin Kukučín real name Matej Bencúr, 17 May 1860, Jasenová, Árva County – 21 May 1928 was a Slovak prose writer, dramatist and publicist He was the most notable representative of Slovak literary realism, and is considered one of the founders of modern Slovak prose

Contents

  • 1 Biography
  • 2 Works
    • 21 Prose
    • 22 Drama
  • 3 See also
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links

Biographyedit

Martin Kukučín statue in Medical garden in Bratislava

He was born into a family of freemen, or soltys,1 the son of Ján Bencúr Juriš and his wife Zuzana, née Pašková, and had two brothers and one sister He was educated at the Slovak 'gymnasium' in Revúca, Martin, Banská Bystrica, Kežmarok, and finished his education in Sopron Although he wished to study theology in Bratislava, due to the anti-Slovak atmosphere prevailing at that time, he chose to study medicine in Prague instead

After graduating and completing his internship in Bratislava, Innsbruck and Vienna, he attempted without success to find employment in Slovakia Instead in 1893 he began to work as a doctor in the village of Selca on the island of Brač in Croatia, where he was also an active member of the cultural society Hrvatski Sastanak In 1904, he became one of its directors In 1896–97, he tried unsuccessfully to return to Slovakia

In 1904, he married Perica Didolić, with whom he left in 1908 for South America, where they settled in Punta Arenas, Chile, where there was a large community of Croatian émigrés During 1922–24, he lived again in Slovakia Czechoslovakia at that time, then moved to Croatia in 1924–25, briefly returning to Chile in 1925 to resolve property disputes In 1926, he finally settled in Lipik, a spa town in Croatia, where he died in 1928 Temporarily buried in Zagreb, he was interred in the National Cemetery in Martin in October 1928

Worksedit

Commemorative plaque in Selca, Croatia

Proseedit

  • 1883 - Na hradskej ceste
  • 1885 - Rysavá jalovica
  • 1886 - Neprebudený
  • 1890 - Keď báčik z Chocholova umrie
  • 1891 - Na podkonickom bále
  • 1892 - Koniec a začiatok
  • 1892 - Dve cesty
  • 1893 - Dies Irae
  • 1898 - V Dalmácii a Čiernej Hore, travelogue
  • 1899 - Hody
  • 1911 / 1912 - Dom v stráni, novel set in Brač
  • 1922 - Črty z ciest Prechádzky po Patagónii, travelogue
  • 1922 - Mladé letá, memoirs about his student years
  • 1926 - Mať volá, novel about Croatian emigrants in Chile
  • 1929 - Bohumil Valizlosť Zábor, historical novel
  • 1929 - Lukáš Blahosej Krasoň, historical novel
  • 1930 - Košútky Klbká Rozmarínový mládnik
  • Čas tratí - čas platí
  • Máje, poviedka
  • Pán majster Obšíval
  • Na jarmok
  • Na Ondreja,
  • Hajtman, poviedka
  • Obecné trampoty
  • Z teplého hniezda
  • Veľkou lyžicou
  • Panský hájnik
  • O Michale
  • Na svitaní
  • Ako sa kopú poklady
  • Pozor na čižmy
  • Sviatočné dumy
  • Tri roje cez deň
  • Svadba
  • Parník
  • Štedrý deň

Dramaedit

  • 1907 - Komasácia
  • 1922 - Bacuchovie dvor
  • 1924 - Obeta

See alsoedit

  • Martin Kukučín sculpture

Referencesedit

  1. ^ Steven Serafin, ed, Twentieth-century Eastern European writers, Volume 1, Dictionary of literary biography 215, Detroit: Gale, 1999, ISBN 9780787631093, p 202

External linksedit

  • Kukučín, Martin: Keď báčik z Chocholova umrie on-line book in Slovak
  • Kukučín, Martin: Neprebudený on-line book in Slovak
  • Kukučín, Martin: Tichá voda on-line book in Slovak
  • Kukučín, Martin: Veľkou lyžicou on-line book in Slovak
  • Martin Kukučín on the Slovak Radio webpage Slovak
  • Martin Kukučín Slovak
  • Na podkonickom bále Slovak online PDF book
  • Keď báčik z Chochoľova umrie Slovak online PDF book
  • Regrúti Slovak online PDF book
  • Dies irae Dni hnevu Slovak online PDF book


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