Šoljan, Vinka

Vinka Šoljan worked as an editor and an English teacher. Together with her husband, Dr. Ivo Šoljan, she has written textbooks and translated books.

Canon of Croatian Poetry, 1450-2000: Over 200 Croatian Poems with Facing English Translations
2015 1-4955-0389-5
This volume offers a panorama of Croatian poetry written over the last five centuries. Touching on the different subjects and shifting fashions of poetic creativity throughout Croatia’s turbulent history, this poetry reveals the spirit of its people. The poems are clustered chronologically into chapters representing seven literary periods. The Renaissance, The Baroque, Classicism, Romanticism, Croatian Modernism, Echoes of the Two World Wars, and The Postmodern-Contemporary Period. This impressive artistic achievement fills a lacuna in Croatian poetry translation and scholarship.