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Две монодрами на Боян Папазов за надеждата
Two Monodramas about Hope by Boyan Papazov

Author(s): Grażyna Szwat-Gyłybowa
Contributor(s): Marina Ognyanova (Translator)
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, Studies of Literature, Translation Studies
Published by: Институт за литература - BAN
Keywords: Monodrama; Bulgarian dramaturgy; Transition; Theology; Boyan Papazov

Summary/Abstract: The article is dedicated to the theme of hope in two monodramas by Boyan Papazov – Nadezhda The Blind [literally ‘The Blind Hope’] and Mad, Cross-eyed and Greedy. United by their common genre convention, theme and character type, they enfold, in a symbolic framework, two periods in Bulgarian history - the era of the communist regime and the period of the so-called political transformation (known in Bulgaria as the transition). The analysis presented in the article aims to discover the theological and anthropological foundations of Papazov's concepts of the sources of human hope in a world of destroyed axiological norms.

  • Issue Year: 61/2018
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 36-50
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Bulgarian