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Slavo Šerc

1959, Slovenia

He graduated in Comparative Literature at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana. Postgraduate studies at the University of Hamburg. At present he teaches Slovenian at the University of Regensburg in Germany. He published a number of articles, essays in numerous journals as well as two books. He translated into Slovenian and published more than twenty books by German authors and philosophers and translated and edited a selection of short stories by the German authors.

He studied Slovenian Language and Literature and Comparative History of Literature with Literary Theory at the Philosophy Faculty of Ljubljana University in Ljubljana, Slovenia. In 1984 lectured at the University of Hamburg for the study stream German as foreign language. Tutor for Slovenian at the University of Regensburg, from 1986 to 1996 also at the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich. Numerous essays, columns and various contributions about German literature in Slovenian magazines and newspapers as well as on the radio. In 1996 he published the book Nemška književnost danes (Present day German Literature). Translates mainly contemporary German literature and philosophy, including Elfriede Jelinek Ljubimki, Naslada (Women Lovers, 1996, 2004 (2. Edition) Lust 2005), Urs Widmer Modri sifon (The Blue Siphon, 1998), Herta Müller Živalsko srce (Heart Animal, 2002), Thomas Brussig Junaki kot mi (Heroes like Us, 1999), Peter Stamm Agnes (Agnes 2002), Judith Hermann Poletna hiša, pozneje (Summerhouse, Later, 2004), Sven Regener Gospod Lehmann (Mr Lehmann, 2004), Feridun Zaimoglu Leyla, Dvanajst gramov sreče (Leyla, 2007, Twelve grams of happiness, 2009), Uwe Timm Rdeče (Red, 2007), Robert Walser Ropar (Robber-novel 2009). Philosophical works include Walter Benjamin Enosmerna ulica (One-way Street, 2002), Peter Sloterdijk Evrotaoizem, Kritika ciničnega uma (Euro-Taoism, 2000, Critique of Cynical Reason, 2003). Selection of German short prose in the anthology To ni vsa moja zgodba (This is not my full story, 1999) with 13 German, Austrian and Swiss authors, including Adolf Muschg, Peter Bichsel, Thomas Hürlimann, Bodo Kirchhoff, Botho Strauß, Jurek Becker, Helmut Krausser, Josef Haslinger, Robert Menasse, Radek Knapp, Judith Hermann ...

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Agnieszka Będkowska-Kopczyk
Agnieszka Żuchowska-Arendt
Alenka Jovanovski
Alenka Koderman
Alja Adam
Amir Talić
Andraž Polič
Andrea Brady
Andrej Hočevar
Anja Sredić
Anupama Amaran
Barbara Korun
Barbara Pogačnik
Barbara Siegel Carlson
Bojan Brecelj
Catherine Phil MacCarthy
Ciaran O'Driscoll
Cristina Viti
Darija Žilić
David Brooks
Dejan Koban
Dinko Telećan
Dražen Katunarić
Emilio Coco
Esa Hirvonen
Fiona Sampson
Francisco Larios
Gašper Malej
Gašper Torkar
Glorjana Veber
Goran Janković
Goran Č. Potočnik
Goro Takano
Gregor Podlogar
Hana Kovač
Henning H. Bergsvåg
Hiroshi Hasebe
Christophe Lamiot Enos
Ineke Holzhaus
Irena Šťastná
Isabella Panfido
Ivan Landžev
Iztok Osojnik
Jacek Lenkiewicz
Jan Kuhlbrodt
Ján Gavura
Jana Šnytová
Jani Kovačič
Johanna Venho
John Davies
John O'Donoghue
Jonáš Hájek
Jouni Inkala
Kelly Lenox
Knute Skinner
Kristina Hočevar
Ksenija Premur
Ksenija Jus - Xenia
Lenka Krajnc
Maciej Melecki
Maja Novak
Marcin Warmuz
Maria Jastrzebska
Marianna Kurtto
Marjan Strojan
Mark Whelan
Marta Podgórnik
Martina Komárková
Martina Hefter
Matej Krajnc
Michał Kopczyk
Michele Obit
Milan Jesih
Miroslava Gavurová
Muanis Sinanović
Paddy Bushe
Pamela Uschuk
Paul Polansky
Pauliina Haasjoki
Petra Kolmančič
Primož Čučnik
Radharani Pernarčič
Roberto Nassi
Robin Parmar
Simona Popescu
Slavo Šerc
Srečko Kosovel
Stephen Watts
Špela Drnovšek Zorko
Špela Sevšek Šramel
Tahir Mujičić
Taja Kramberger
Takako Arai
Tatjana Jamnik
Tina Kozin
Tone Škrjanec
Urška P. Černe
Vilja-Tuulia Huotarinen
Ville Hytönen
Vlado Kreslin
Willem van Toorn
William Pitt Root
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