(1933 - 1994)
Aleksandar Ristović was born in the Serbian town of Čačak in 1933. After studying at the Faculty of Philology at Belgrade University, he taught Serbian Language and Literature in various secondary schools, and later worked for a Belgrade publishing house. He published his first collection of poetry in 1959, and was the recipient of a number of prestigious Serbian literary prizes. He was also a noted translator of French literature, and published a volume of translations from the work of Jacques Prévert in 1969. He died in 1994.
Aleksandar Ristović's work featured in Stand Magazine comprises one contribution of poetry. Also available is one review of Aleksandar Ristović's work.
Reviewed by Stand 169, 2(3) (2000)
in on Attila József, György Petri, Marina Tsvetaeva, Aleksandar Ristovic and Rainer Maria Rilke