Novica Tadić

Novica Tadić

Novica Tadić (1949, Belgrade) is one of the most respected Yugoslavian poets of his generation. He was born in 1949 in a small village in Montenegro and has lived most of his life in Belgrade. His collections include Presences, Death in a Chair, Maw, Fiery Hen, Foul Language, The Object of Ridicule, Street, Sparrow Hawk and others. Vasko Popa is the only other recent Serbian poet who nears his magnificence. His work has been supported by many United States poets including Charles Simic, who translated Night Mail: Selected Poems, Maxine Chernoff, Paul Hoover, David Baratier and Andrei Codrescu.


Further reading

  • Charles Simic, Novica Tadic (1992). Night Mail: Selected Poems. Oberlin College Press. ISBN 0932440592.
  • Charles Simic (1992). The Horse Has Six Legs: An Anthology of Serbian Poetry. Graywolf Press. ISBN 1555971652.

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