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In his statement, the minister also emphasised the moral authority of a man who stood up to three dictatorships that had persecuted him only because of his commitment to the Slovenian nation, freedom and democracy. For too long, it was in someone’s interest to hide that in the “absolutely Italian” city of Trieste there was somebody able to write great things in a language different from Italian.
Pahor’s books among the most recognised Slovenian literary works in the world. Boris Pahor spent about two years between and writing Knjiga o Radiin which he pays literary tribute to his life companion, Radislava Premrl. The event was considered a “historical step” in the normalization of relations between Italians and Slovenes in Trieste,   and was attended by numerous Slovenian and Italian dignitaries. It has also been translated into French: This correspondence has been reviewed by an OTRS member and stored in our permission archive.
NekropoliItalian: In other news Inhe was transferred to Lombardywhere he worked as a military translator.
Pahor later wrote about this nekrlpola memory in one of his late novels, Trg Oberdan Oberdan Squarenamed after the square on which the Slovene Community Hall stood, and also in essays. Mulled Gin is a thing! Views Read Edit View history. Inhe received the French Legion of Honour award as a sign of gratitude for having enriched the French language, while last year he was honoured with the title of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters of the French Republic. For Pahor, the award received in Italy is obris of the greatest victories and meant a symbolic recognition of crimes committed against the Slovenian population under the Italian occupation.
Conferring the Order, the French Ambassador to Slovenia, Nicole Michelangeli expressed her belief that Pahor’s book Nekropola ‘Pilgrim among the Shadows’ will remain the most important literary account of exile and the atrocities of the Nazis. He was also awarded the Order of Freedom of the Republic of Slovenia. From there he was sent back to Dachau, Mittelbau-DoraHarzungenand finally to Bergen-Belsenwhich was liberated on 15 April Nekropolis, Catalan: This enabled Zaliv to become an important platform for democratic discussion, in which many dissidents from Communist Slovenia could publish their opinions.
Pahor about ”Knjiga o Radi”. In DecemberPahor criticized the election of Peter Bossman as the mayor of Piran on the basis of his ethnicity.
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Under the Treaty of Rapallothe Kingdom of Italy annexed territories that included a substantial ethnic Slovene population, and that included a quarter of Slovene ethnic territory and approximatelyout of total population of 1.
Inhe established contact with the Slovenian personalist poet and thinker Edvard Kocbek. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Fascism had a traumatizing effect on young Pahor, which he remembered in an interview for Delo two months before his th birthday:.
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This section of a biography of a living person does not include any references or sources. Pahor, who obris wrote in foreign languages, has received awards and accolades from various European countries. He grew closer to Liberal Democratic positions and intogether with fellow writer from Trieste Alojz Rebulahe founded the journal Zaliv The Bayin which he sought to defend “traditional democratic pluralism ” against the totalitarian cultural policies of Communist Yugoslavia.
After the Italian armistice in Septemberhe returned to Trieste, which had already fallen under Nazi occupation. Starting in the s, Pahor’s work started to become quite well known in Yugoslavia, but it did not gain wide recognition due to opposition from the Slovenian Communist Regimewhich saw Pahor as a potential subversive figure.
Views Read Edit View history. File File history File usage on Commons Size of this preview: Borsthe readers of the main Slovenian daily newspaper, Delo, selected him as its Personality of the Year. Wikimedia has received an e-mail confirming that the copyright holder has approved publication under the terms mentioned on this page.
All non-Italian languages including Slovene and German were forbidden as languages of instruction by nerkopola Fascist regime three years after this event. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Boris Pahor.
Teatro Giuseppe Verdi Triest.
This is how this book was written, and Rada’s story is the common thread running through it: InPahor was drafted into the Italian army and sent to fight in Libya. He, however, always highlights national awareness considering it necessary for the survival of the Slovenians in Italy, as well as for the survival of man and humanity in the world.
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Inhe publicly supported the candidacy of the Liberal politician Mitja Gaspari for president of Slovenia. Sklepanje o mojem rasizmu je samovoljna trditev: Retrieved from ” https: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.