Impossible Future. Forms of Forgetting and Oblivion in “Time Shelter” by Goergi Gospodinov Cover Image

Przyszłość niemożliwa. Zapominanie i formy zapomnienia w „Schronie przeciwczasowym” Georgiego Gospodinowa
Impossible Future. Forms of Forgetting and Oblivion in “Time Shelter” by Goergi Gospodinov

Author(s): Magdalena Pytlak
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego
Keywords: forgetting; oblivion; past; modern Bulgarian novel; Georgi Gospodinov

Summary/Abstract: Losing memory is a kind of axis of the latest novel by a Bulgarian writer Georgi Gospodinov. The article attempts to trace the forms of oblivion and forgetting process that appear in Time Shelter. The point of reference for the considerations is the characters’ attitude to time and history. At the same time, the study is an attempt to read the implied forms of oblivion which seem to be connected with the opposite process – remembering.

  • Issue Year: 18/2022
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 251-260
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Polish