Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Borislav Pekić (Serbian Cyrillic: Борислав Пекић, pronounced [bǒrislaʋ pěkitɕ]; 4 February . The gothic stories Novi Jerusalim (“The New Jerusalem”) were published in , and Pekić accepted the Majska Rukovanja award in Montenegro. Novi Jerusalim Borislav Pekic. 4 likes. Book. Novi Jerusalim Borislav Pekic. Privacy · Terms. About. Novi Jerusalim Borislav Pekic. Book. 4 people like this.

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Sometime also as a symbol. In he sent the manuscript of Kako upokojiti Vampira “How to Quiet a Vampire” to an anonymous literary competition.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. When they were building a house, which was sometimes even finished, was this the result of some remnant need or a sad failure. In it life was good the life with rats only generally and given to all equally by naturalization of citizenship, the same as has been in the primitive society of that period where you acquire the right to take part in electing a bad government.

A large body of his work was, and continues to be, published posthumously: Each book was made up of 50 letters with witty and inventive observations about England and the English people.

Borislav Pekić – Wikipedia

The creative energy however, as if taking revenge on the artists’ mastery, causes most often his annihilation on ‘artistic’ as well as at times on physical level. Its rudimentary forms dilapidated wooden huts, uncomfortable ramshackle beds, chairs which nowadays would be used only for torturehad been kept, it seemed, oekic to remind the people of New Jerusalem of the senseless burden from which they had been released when their aspirations had been directed towards more virtuous and pure spirituality.


This page was last edited on 10 Novemberat Before he had become aware of such dirty tricks, fifty years ;ekic passed, jeeusalim which time his scientific results because of such obstruction had been poor.

Two parts of the 1st volume were translated into English and published in literary magazines. In the cellar fortunately were rats. Temporary and periodical benefits were no more than its chance by-product.

Borislav Pekić

It was also translated into French inPolish inRomanian inItalian inand Greek in Quieting a ‘Vampire’ From an Author’s Grave”. Their food had been puritan. Of the 27 plays written and performed in Serbia, 17 had their first production in Germany. The robots jerusaliim for perfection, but they were not yet perfect.

For it was not out of the question that in the still uninvestigated regions of the planet, somewhere in the south, borisllav or east, might be a preserved still more advanced New Jerusalem, a still more perfect form of human happiness as a result of friendship with rats, fleas and moles.

And there had also been found a frozen nests of lice and fleas, charming little creatures; the first calm and inactive, the second of a more lively and mischievous habits, plebeian temperament, which, it seemed, the members of the ZEK species – that was how the New Jerusalem people had called themselves – bred as domestic pets and companions and even kept on their own bodies, going nowhere without them.

All the writers mentioned are bound by series of similarities found within the formal aspect of their short stories as well as jerusallim their ideological significance. Despite his ideological distance from the mainstream opposition movements, the new political climate further complicated his relationship with the authorities, who refused him a passport for some time.


Rabies was published in Spanish inand Hungarian inand Atlantis in Czech in It was as if the good that came out of it were – a privilege.

All of them were reprinted numerous times in Serbia. A definite priority which was not given to all and which had to be merited in some way, in some special way, to which, evidently, had been dedicated the first, now lost part of the sentence. Giergel, Uniwersytet Opolski, pl.

That of course had been an ideal which was difficult, if not impossible to realize. But it had been worth it. Views Read Edit View history. The New Jerusalem man had been sent to the cellar as a reward, and not because, even though for a short term, the pleasure in the exclusive company of rats was his natural right.

The result was three novels: For it is this topic that becomes the principal motif of both Petkovic and Pekic. He graduated from high school in in Belgrade and shortly afterwards was arrested [3] with the accusation of jerusallm to the secret association “Yugoslav Democratic Youth” and sentenced to fifteen years of prison. Supposition of a high probability: Kako upokojiti Vampira was subsequently translated into Czech inPolish inand Italian inwith an English translation finally appearing in