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Iwan Bunin a kultura ludowa
Ivan Bunin and folk culture

Author(s): Nel Bielniak
Subject(s): Customs / Folklore, Studies of Literature, Recent History (1900 till today), Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Culture and social structure , 19th Century
Published by: Uniwersytet Warszawski - Katedra Studiów Interkulturowych Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej
Keywords: folk culture; spiritual culture; material culture; prose; egodocuments;

Summary/Abstract: Contrary to popular belief, which is not deprived of truth as evidenced in some of Bunin’s works and his egodocuments, he did not not present peasants as a backward, devoid of moral virtues social class, and he did not predicate works’ plots on the memories of the past. In his works Bunin touched upon current problems and pointed put the different elements of folk culture both spiritual and material.

  • Issue Year: 2/2017
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 151-164
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Polish