The Romantic Hero and Contemporary Anti-Hero in Polish and Czech Literature: Great Souls and Grey Men (Studies in Slavic Languages & Literature v. 11)

The Romantic Hero and Contemporary Anti-Hero in Polish and Czech Literature: Great Souls and Grey Men (Studies in Slavic Languages & Literature v. 11)

By: Charles S. Kraszewski (author), Rio Preisner (preface_author)Hardback

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This reader on Polish and Czech literature includes discussions of the Romantic Hero, Romantic reactions and developments, and the contemporary Anti-Hero. Essayists include Adam Mickiewicz, Juliusz Slowacki, Witold Gombrowicz, and Vaclav Havel.

Contents

Part 1 The Romantic hero: Dziady, Adam Mickiewicz; Krol-Duch, Juliusz Slowacki; Maj, Karel Hynke Macha; Jan Hus, Josef Kajetan. Part 2 Romantic reactions and developments: Kordian, Juliusz Slowacki; Nie-Boska Komedia, Zygmunt Krasinski; Quidam, Cyprian Kamil Norwid; Tyrolske elegie, Karel Havlicek Borovsky; Svatebni kosile, Karel Jaromir Erben; Babicka, Bozena Nemcova. Part 3 The contemporary anti-hero: trans-Atlantyk, Witold Gombrowicz; Sztuczne oddychanie, Stanislaw Baranczak; Pan Cogito, "Potwor Pana Cogito", Zbigniew Herbert; Znameni moci, Jan Zahradnicek; Noc s Hamletem, Vladimir Holan; Vyrozumeni, Vaclav Havel.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773422230
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780773422230
  • ISBN10: 0773422234

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