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Tekst Triestu
Text of Trieste

Author(s): Mieczysław Dąbrowski
Subject(s): Literary Texts
Published by: Wydział Polonistyki Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Triest; hybrydyczność; kultura; modernizm; geopoetyka; Triest; hybridity; culture; modernity; geopoetics

Summary/Abstract: The article focuses on several aspects of Trieste: its ethnic and cultural hybridity, Central-Europeanism and modernity. The mindset is roughly determined by the so called humanistic geography and the author emphasizes in particular the value of place/topography, which shape the nature of culture. Theanalysis of the novels {Senilità} by I. Svevo and {Altro mare} by C.Magris, which closes the article, brings out the aporia of modernity. According to literary historiansit is ItaloSvevo together with Trieste as a model of the twentieth-century urban culturethet open modernity in Italian literature.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 3 (6)
  • Page Range: 13-28
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Polish