|An Online Journal of Modern Philology||ISSN 1214-5505|
The article reviews the book Encyklopedie spících jazyků (Nový Bor: Cadorini Giorgio – Albis, 2016) compiled by Miroslav Černý.
DAS GEWAND DES SCHICKSALS: ein Blick auf Dmitrij Merežkovskijs Roman über Julian den Abtrünnigen (Julian Apostata) und seinen klassizistischen Symbolismus
[Fortune’s vestige: a view on Dmitrij Merežkovskij’s novel Julian the Apostate and its classicising symbolism]
The study rethinks the place of Dmitrij Merežkovskij within Russian aesthetical culture between Dostoevskij and Bakhtin. This comes as a side-effect from investigating the poetics of his first novel (considered to be the first Russian modernist novel), “Julian the Apostate”, which actually has been the theme of study. A globalising conception, designating it as “classicising symbolism”, has been introduced. Restraining itself from demonstrating close analysis of the novel here, the inquiry focuses its summarising approach on two issues: of juxtaposing various drama forms within the frame of the novel and of aesthetically relevant aspects of epiphany throughout the plot unfolding (and approaching the phenomenon of cultural memory selectiveness as made manifest through preference to particular forms of synaesthesia).
[Vanishing Jungle Voices 2]
The article revisits the text Mizející hlasy džungle by Vojtěch Kotecký and draws parallels between the world of endangered species and the world of endangered languages.
[Guta Saga. The History of the Gotlanders]
The article reviews the book Guta Saga. Dějiny lidu z ostrova Gotland (Edice X, 2014), edited and translated by Miroslav Černý.
[A. V. Frič and His Amerindian Languages]
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the death of Alberto Vojtěch Frič, a prominent Czech traveler, ethnographer, and botanist, the article presents a few notes on the present-day language situation in Paraguay, a South American country Frič loved most.
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