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Ivan V. Lalic (1931 - 1996)

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  • Ivan V. Lalić (1931–1996) studied law in Zagreb, where he first began to publish poetry, and worked for the publishers Nolit in Belgrade. He was also a distinguished critic and translator, especially of English poetry. The Works of Love (1981) was the first of several English translations of his poetry by Francis R. Jones: Last Quarter (1987), The Passionate Measure (European Poetry Translation Prize, 1989) , A Rusty Needle (Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation, 1996) and Fading Contact (1997).

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