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Milko Valent was born on July 6, 1948, in Zagreb. He graduated in Philosophy and Comparative Literature from the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb. Prose-writer, playwright, poet, novelist, essayist, and theater critic. He has been a contributor to about a hundred reviews, magazines and newspapers, as well as a number of radio programs and a number of internet portals. He performs all over the country and abroad with recitals, lectures, performances and provocative talks. He is included in numerous anthologies, collective surveys and selections of poetry, prose, essays, and plays. Some of his work has been translated into Slovenian, Hungarian, Macedonian, Slovak, Ruthenian, Russian, Italian, Esperanto, Polish, French, German, and English. Also his book Gentle Palissander (prose) was translated into German (Der zarte Palisander); his drama Naked Europe, the first part of the drama trilogy Zero, was translated into French (L’Europe nue); his novel PlayStation, Honey was translated into Macedonian; his radio plays Ink in the Eye and Neon Edges were translated into English, as well as his plays Naked Europe, Wild Apples Bordello, and Ground Zero Aleksandra. He was awarded the third Marin Držić Prize for the play Naked Europe in 2000, and the first Marin Držić Prize for the play Ground Zero Aleksandra in 2002. He has been a member of the Croatian Philosophical Association since 1976, the Croatian Writers’ Association since 1981, the Croatian PEN Centre since 1992, the Croatian Centre of ITI-UNESCO since 1995, and the Croatian Writers Society since 2002. More about the author: Croatian Writers Society, Zagreb, English
Published works (books & plays): Carpe diem, philosophical essays, 1979; Butterflies of the Archetype, poetry, 1980; Plaidoyer per Pussy, play, 1980; Smoking Ball, poetry, 1981; Koan, poetry, 1984; Bitter Desserts, prose, 1985; The Clinic for Jerks, prose, 1986; The Moonlight Hygiene, radio drama, 1987; Clown, novel, 1988; Erotologics, philosophical essays, 1988; Total Sex, theory of language-feminism-polemics, 1989; Sweet Automatons, poetry, 1990; Erecticon, poetry, 1990; Green Valley, radio play, 1991; Al-Gubbah, prose, 1992; Hole of Holes, poetry, 1995; Neon Edges, radio drama, 1996; Blue Blood, poetry, 1997; Ink in the Eye, radio play, 1998; It’s Time for Cocoa, prose, 1998; Drums and Laces, collection of plays, 2000; Ink in the Eye, radio drama, in Drums and Laces, 2000; Drums and Laces, radio play, in Drums and Laces, 2000; Jazz, African Wool, poetry, 2001; Neuro-Neuro, poetry, 2001; Eurokaz-Flaming Solstice, theater critiques, 2002; Wild Apples Bordello, play, 2002; Naked Europe, play, 2002; Femmes Fatales Cry on Lorries, novel, 2002; Gentle Palissander, prose, 2003; It’s Time for Cocoa, prose, Audio Edition, 2003; Today is St Valentine’s Day, radio play, 2003; Naked Europe, second part Moonlight, play, 2003; Core Demonstrations, selected poems, 2004; Ground Zero Aleksandra, play, 2004; Jesus in a Camp, selected stories, 2004; Der zarte Palisander, prose, 2005; PlayStation, Honey, novel, 2005; Sarajevo Blues, play, 2005; Zero, drama trilogy (Naked Europe, Ground Zero Aleksandra, Plaidoyer per Pussy), 2006; There is No More Apocalypse, play, 2006; L'Europe nue (Naked Europe, the first part of the drama trilogy Zero), 2007; A Little Slaughterhouse of Tenderness, play, 2007; Sarajevo Blues, play, 2007; Sarajevo Blues; Plaidoyer per Pussy, play, 2007; Plaidoyer po pički; Silent Tools, poetry, 2008; Clown, novel, 2008; Clown; Chaos, drama trilogy (There Is No More Apocalypse, A Little Slaughterhouse of Tenderness, Sarajevo Blues), 2008; PlayStation, Honey, novel, Audio Edition, 2008; A Little Slaughterhouse of Tenderness, play, 2008; Mala klaonica nježnosti; Zero, drama trilogy, 2008; Zero; Cobweb, novel, Paučina at the Milko Valent School of Creative Reading of Prose,  2008/2009; There Is No More Apocalypse, play, Nema više Apokalipse, 2009; Chaos, drama trilogy, Kaos, 2009; The Experience of Emptiness, poetry, 2009. Iskustvo praznine

Performed works Plaidoyer per Pussy, radio drama, Radio Novi Sad, directed by Srđan Arsenijević, Novi Sad, 1988; The Moonlight Hygiene, radio drama, Radio Novi Sad, directed by Srđan Arsenijević, Novi Sad, 1988; Green Valley, radio drama (performed in Slovenian), Radio Maribor, directed by Branko Brezovec, Maribor, 1996; Today is St. Valentine’s Day, radio play, Croatian Radio, directed by Biserka Vučković, Zagreb, 2000; Ink in the Eye, Croatian Radio, directed by Dejan Šorak, Zagreb, 2001; Green Valley, radio drama, Croatian Radio, directed by Vedrana Vrhovnik, Zagreb, 2001; Naked Europe, drama, Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, directed by Ivan Leo Lemo, Zagreb, 2003; Plaidoyer per Pussy, radio drama, Croatian Radio, directed by Mario Kovač, Zagreb, 2008; On the Edge (in fact There is No More Apocalypse), drama, Theatrical Company Virje, directed by Marinko Ivanišević, Virje, 2009.



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Milko Valent, prosateur, poète, dramaturge, essayiste et critique théâtral, est né le 6 juillet 1948 à Zagreb, où il obtient le diplôme de philosophie et de littérature comparée. Il a jusqu’à présent publié 29 livres et 13 pièces de théâtre. Ses oeuvres figurent dans de nombreuses anthologies et recueils de poésie, de prose et de pièces de théâtre. Une partie de son oeuvre a été traduite dans une dizaine de langues. Le livre La tendre palissandre a été traduit en allemand, la pièce radiophonique L’encre dans l’OEil, en anglais. Deux pièces de la trilogie dramatique Zéro (Ground Zero Alexandra et L’Europe nue) ont été récompensées par le premier et le troisième prix Marin Držić, décerné par le Ministère de la culture de la République de Croatie à la meilleure oeuvre théâtrale.


bibliographie/

CARPE DIEM

(philosophie, essais théoriques), CKD, Zagreb, 1979

LES PAPILLONS DE L’ARCHÉTYPE

(poésie), Mladost, Zagreb, 1980

LE BALLON ENFUMÉ

(poésie), ICRevija, Osijek, 1981

KOAN

(poésie), ICR, Rijeka, 1984

LES DESSERTS AMERS

(prose), Globus, Zagreb, 1984

L’ORDINATION POUR LES CRÉTINS

(prose), ICRevija, Osijek, 1986

CLOWN

(roman), ICR, Rijeka, 1988

PLAIDOYER PER PUSSY

(spectacle radio), Radio Novi Sad, 1988

L’HYGIÈNE DE LA CLAIRE DE LUNE

(radio drame), Radio Novi Sad, 1988

LE TROU DES TROUS

(poésie), Lica 4, Sarajevo, 1988

LES EROTOLOGIQUES

(philosophie, essais théoriques), ICRevija, Osijek, 1988

LE SEXE TOTAL

(théorie de la langue/féminisme/polémique), Mladost, Zagreb, 1989

LES CHARMANTS AUTOMATES

(poésie), ICRevija, Osijek, 1990

EREKTICON

(poésie), Univerzitetska riječ, Nikšić, 1990

AL-GUBBAH

(prose), Azur Journal, Zagreb, 1992

LE TROU DES TROUS

(poésie), Perun, Zagreb, 1995

LA VALLÉE VERTE

(jeu radiophonique), RTV Maribor, 1996

LE SANG BLEU

(poésie), Naklada MD, Zagreb, 1997

INK IN THE EYE

(pièce radiophonique), The Bridge 1-2, Zagreb, 1998

C’EST L’HEURE DU CACAO

(proses), Areagrafika, Zagreb, 1998

AUJOURD’HUI C’EST LA ST. VALENTIN

(pièce radiophonique), Radio croate, Zagreb, 2000

LES TAMBOURS ET LES DENTELLES

(pièces), Areagrafika, Zagreb, 2000

JAZZ, LAINE AFRICAINE

(poésie), Naklada MD, Zagreb, 2001

L’ENCRE DANS L’OEIL

(pièce radiophonique), Radio croate, Zagreb, 2001

NEURO-NEURO

(poésie), Meandar, Zagreb, 2001

LA VALLÉE VERTE

(jeu radiophonique), Radio croate, Zagreb, 2001

EUROKAZ – UN SOLSTICE ARDENT

(critiques théâtrales), Naklada MD, Zagreb, 2002

LES FEMMES FATALES PLEURENT SUR LES CAMIONS

(roman), Naklada MD, Zagreb, 2002

L’EUROPE NUE

(pièce de théâtre), monté au Théâtre national croate, Zagreb, 2003

LA TENDRE PALISSANDRE

(prose), Meandar, Zagreb, 2003

DÉMONSTRATIONS DANS LE NOYAU

(poésie), Stajergraf, Zagreb, 2004

GROUND ZERO ALEXANDRA

(pièce de théâtre), Dubrovnik 2-3, Dubrovnik, 2004

JÉSUS DANS LE CAMP

(proses), Stajegraf, Zagreb, 2004

DER ZARTE PALISANDER

(prose), Schreibheft 64, Essen, 2005

PLAYSTATION, MA CHÈRE

(roman), Profil International, Zagreb, 2005

SARAJEVO BLUES

(pièce de théâtre), Riječi 3-4, Matica hrvatska Sisak, Sisak, 2005

ZÉRO

(trilogie dramatique), Profil, Zagreb, 2006

AL-GUBBAH

(proses), 2ème édition élargie, électronique, DPKM, 2006

IL N’Y A PLUS D’APOCALYPSE

(pièce de théâtre), Dubrovnik 4, Dubrovnik, 2006

JAZZ, LAINE AFRICAINE

(poésie), 2ème édition électronique, DPKM, 2007

CHAOS

(trilogie dramatique), Ljevak, Zagreb, 2008




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