John Banville

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John Banville
Osnovni podaci
Rođenje 8. decembar 1945. (1945-12-08) (dob 68)
Wexford, Irska
Pseudonim Benjamin Black
Zanimanje romanopisac
Nacionalnost irsko
Djelo
Znamenita djela The Book of Evidence, The Untouchable

John Banville (8. 12. 1945. –) je ugledni irski romanopisac i novinar. Njegov roman, The Book of Evidence (1989) je bio kandidat za Bookerovu nagradu. To je priznajne godine 2005. osvojio njegov osamnaesti roman 'The Sea.

Banville je poznat po preciznom i hladnom proznom stilu, Nabokovljevskoj inventivnosti, te crnom humoru svojih naratora.

Djela[uredi - уреди]

  • Long Lankin (1970; revidirano izd. 1984)
  • Nightspawn (1971)
  • Birchwood (1973)
  • Doctor Copernicus: A Novel (1976)
  • Kepler, a Novel (1981)
  • The Newton Letter: An Interlude (1982)
  • Mefisto (1986)
  • The Book of Evidence (1989)
  • Ghosts (1993)
  • The Broken Jug: After Heinrich von Kleist (1994) drmaa
  • Seachange (izveden 1994. u dublinskom Focus Theatreu; neobjavljeno)
  • Athena: A Novel (1995)
  • The Ark (1996) (izdano 260 primjeraka)
  • The Untouchable (1997)
  • God's Gift: A Version of Amphitryon by Heinrich von Kleist (2000)
  • Eclipse (2000)
  • Shroud (2002)
  • Dublin 1742 (drama za djecu od 9-14 godina; izvedena godine 2002. u dublinskom Arku; neobjavljena)
  • Prague Pictures: Portrait Of A City (2003)
  • The Sea (2005)
  • Love In The Wars (adaptacija Pentezileje Heinricha von Kleista, 2005)
  • Christine Falls (krimi-roman pod imenom Benjamin Black, 2006)
  • The Silver Swan (kao Benjamin Black, 2007)
  • The Lemur (kao Benjamin Black, 2008. nastavci u New York Timesu)

Literatura[uredi - уреди]

  • John Banville, a critical study by Joseph McMinn; Gill and MacMillan; ISBN 0-7171-1803-7
  • The Supreme Fictions of John Banville by Joseph McMinn; (October 1999); Manchester University Press; ISBN 0-7190-5397-8
  • John Banville: A Critical Introduction by Rüdiger Imhoff (October 1998) Irish American Book Co; ISBN 0-86327-582-6
  • John Banville: Exploring Fictions by Derek Hand; (June 2002); Liffey Press; ISBN 1-904148-04-2
  • Irish University Review: A Journal of Irish Studies: Special Issue John Banville Edited by Derek Hand; (June 2006)

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