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Encyclopedia > Stevan Sremac

Stevan Sremac (November 11, 1855, SentaAugust 13, 1906, Sokobanja) was a Serbian realist and comedian writer. Image File history File links Sremacstevan. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Senta (Hungarian: Zenta) is a town on the bank of the Tisza river in the North Banat District district of Vojvodina, Serbia. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Panoramic view of Sokobanja Sokobanja is a famous spa in eastern Serbia. ... Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia    â€“ Kosovo        (UN administration)    â€“ Vojvodina  â€“ Montenegro Official language Serbian1 Capital Belgrade Independence Declared from the Ottoman Empire Gained autonomy 1817 Independence July 13, 1878 Area – Total – % water 88,361 km² n/a Population – Total (2002) (not including data for Kosovo and Metohia Province) – Density 7. ... Realism in art and literature is the depiction of subjects as they appear, without embellishment or interpretation. ... Comedy is the use of humor in the form of theater, where it simply referred to a play with a happy ending, in contrast to a tragedy. ...

He spent the early childhood in the native city and moved to studies in Belgrade after his parents died. After the studies, he spent the rest of his life working as a teacher in Southern Serbia, in cities of Niš and Sokobanja. He started writing relatively late; in his 33, he started writing novelized chronicles on events and persons from Serbian history, eventually published 1903 under title "Iz knjiga starostavnih" (From ancient books). Mayor Nenad Bogdanović Area 359. ... Nis redirects here. ... Panoramic view of Sokobanja Sokobanja is a famous spa in eastern Serbia. ... A novelization (or novelisation in British English) is a work of fiction that is written based on some other media story form rather than as an original work. ... Generally a chronicle (Latin chronica) is historical account of facts and events in chronological order. ...

Most of his works are short stories and novels. He depicted the partiarchal atmosphere of Serbia of his time, mostly in a humorous and satiric manner, but seldom mocking (except when he ridiculed his politic opponents, in his less-successful works). The stories reveal his love for slowly disappearing "old way" of life. The plots are placed in his native Bačka, Belgrade, and mostly, Southern Serbia. Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe; title page of 1719 newspaper edition A novel (from French nouvelle, new) is an extended fictional narrative in prose. ... Patriarchy (from Greek: patria meaning father and arché meaning rule) is the anthropological term used to define the sociological condition where male members of a society tend to predominate in positions of power; with the more powerful the position, the more likely it is that a male will hold that... Humour (Commonwealth English) or humor (American English) is the ability or quality of people, objects or situations to evoke feelings of amusement in other people. ... Satire is a literary technique of writing or art which exposes the follies of its subject (for example, individuals, organizations, or states) to ridicule, often as an intended means of provoking or preventing change. ... Bačka (Serbian: Бачка or Bačka, Hungarian: Bácska, Croatian: Bačka, Slovak: Báčka, German: Batschka) is an area of the Pannonian plain lying between the rivers Danube and Tisa. ... Mayor Nenad Bogdanović Area 359. ...

His long-term life in Niš was his most productive period. During that period, he published "Božićna pečenica" (1893.), "Ivkova slava" (1895.), "Vukadin" (1903.), "Limunacija na selu" (1896.), "Pop Ćira i pop Spira" (1898.) (his best work), and "Zona Zamfirova" (1906.).

In political sense, he was an activist of Liberal party, which was pretty conservative with strong nationalist ressentment and supported the rule of Obrenović dynasty. The House Obrenović (or Obrenovići) ruled Serbia from 1815 to 1842, and again from 1858 to 1903. ...

Many of his works were ecranized; his most popular novel "Pop Ćira i pop Spira" was a TV series in 1980s, while movies "Zona Zamfirova" (2002.) and "Ivkova slava" (2005.) by director Zdravko Šotra were big hits in Serbia and Montenegro. See TV (disambiguation) for other uses and Television (band) for the rock band European networks National In much of Europe television broadcasting has historically been state dominated, rather than commercially organised, although commercial stations have grown in number recently. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... The term hit can refer to any of the following: in marketing, a success involving (sudden) popularity of and demand for a particular item, such as a song that reaches the hit parade in archery and in target shooting, striking the exact desired spot, commonly the center of a target...


  • "Božićna pečenica" (Christmas Roast) (1893.)
  • "Ivkova slava" (Ivko's slava) (1895.)
  • "Limunacija na selu" (Illemonation in the Village) (1896.)
  • "Pop Ćira i pop Spira" (Priest Ćira and Priest Spira) (1898.)
  • "Iz knjiga starostavnih" (From Ancient Books) (1903).
  • "Vukadin" (1903.)
  • "Zona Zamfirova" (1906.)



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