Labyrinth as Mythical Space in

Labirynt jako przestrzeń mityczna w "Biegunach" Olgi Tokarczuk
Labyrinth as Mythical Space in "Bieguni" by Olga Tokarczuk

Author(s): Anna Larenta
Subject(s): Literary Texts
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku
Keywords: Olga Tokarczuk; geopoetics; space; mythical representation; labyrinth

Summary/Abstract: This article is an analysis of Olga Tokarczuk’s novel "Bieguni", the main subject of which is movement. Interpretation of the book aims at demonstrating that the image of labyrinth operates in Olga Tokarczuk’s text as a literary motif or “labyrinthness represented” and as “labyrinthness representing” organizing the structure of the work on many planes.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 05
  • Page Range: 341-356
  • Page Count: 16