“Za jedne on je heroj, a drugima je zločinac” – Gavrilo Princip u popularnoj kulturi 100 godina nakon Sarajevskog atentata
"For Some He is a Hero, for Others a Criminal” – Gavrilo Princip in Popular Culture a Hundred Years after the Assassination in Sarajevo

Author(s): Katarina Lukec
Subject(s): Cultural history, Music, Bosnian Literature, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology
Published by: Sveučilište u Zagrebu, Filozofski fakultet
Keywords: Gavrilo Princip; popular culture; the Balkans; social memory;

Summary/Abstract: In this paper the author looks at how the life and work of Gavrilo Princip are being used in popular culture by focusing on songs by two bands from Bosnia and Herzegovina, i.e. Zoster and Dječak iz vode (A boy who emerged from the water), which thematize the assassination in Sarajevo. The role of popular culture in social memory is considered and researched by way of analysing the songs and comments on YouTube.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 28
  • Page Range: 315-337
  • Page Count: 23
  • Language: Croatian