Cloud Clad Angel
|Release Date||01 January 2010|
|Rating||4/5 from 21 reviews|
Cloud-Clad Angel is Vera Srbinovi 's critically acclaimed collection of poems, which was first published in a bilingual English Serbian edition in 2008 and is now being released for the first time internationally. Since her debut in 1961 with Unlocked Gates, she has authored 21 other collections of poetry, including Wings of Destiny, Pomegranate Rubies, and The Dream of Byzantium."Vera Srbinovi has consistently, for decades, created verses that make her unique among modern European poets."-from the Introduction, by Dr. Drashko Redjep, leading Serbian literary critic and writer"Her poems are Pushkinesque, warm and tender."-Zoran Radisavlevi, in the Belgrade daily Politika"Vera Srbinovi evokes the reminiscence of past civilizations in her own style, very pertinent to poetic imagination."-Dragomir Brajkovi, Serbian poet"Her poems seem to be sprinkled with gold-dust."-Snezana Luki, in the Belgrade art magazine BazarVERA SRBINOVI was born in Belgrade. After studying English and literature at the University of Belgrade, she went abroad and has lived in The Hague, The Netherlands since 1963. She was awarded the Milica Stojadinovi Srpkinja prize for poetry in 2002 (Novi Sad, Serbia), and the Rastko Petrovi literary prize in 2005 (Belgrade, Serbia).