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Religijne elementy w bałkańskich tekstach folkloru
Religious Elements in Balkan Folklore Texts

Author(s): Mariola Walczak-Mikołajczakowa, Maya Ivanova
Subject(s): Studies of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Akademii im. Jakuba z Paradyża
Keywords: religious elements; Balkan folklore; spirituality

Summary/Abstract: Contrary to what was claimed in the second half of the 20th century in the caseof rationality and the lack of the religious element in the spirituality of the averageBulgarian, the authors of this paper would like to focus on analysing the texts of folksongs, in which one may find the Old and New Testament themes. Thus, folk perceptionof Biblical themes becomes the area of their research, as well as the manner of theinterpretation and adaptation of certain motifs in those themes to the needs of the simplereceiver.

  • Issue Year: 14/2016
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 175-195
  • Page Count: 21
  • Language: Polish