Designers of myths – creations by Schulz, Roth and Meyrink Cover Image

Projektanci mitów – kreacje Schulza, Rotha i Meyrinka
Designers of myths – creations by Schulz, Roth and Meyrink

Author(s): Monika Szyszka vel Syska
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Austrian Literature, Polish Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Pedagogicznego w Krakowie
Keywords: Austro-Hungarian Empire; Bruno Schulz; creation; crisis Demiurge; education; exegesis; gnosis; culture; Modernity; myth

Summary/Abstract: The article discusses the ideas of creation coined by authors descended from the same, Austro-Hungarian cultural field, by: Bruno Schulz, Joseph Roth and Gustav Meyrink. Austro-Hungarian Monarchy created its own mithology based on nostalgia for the World, which was consigning to the dark recesses of history. The authors, conscious of inefficiency of contemporary culture, used the idea of Demiurge to show one of possible creating ideas.

  • Issue Year: 10/2018
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 70-85
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Polish