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The Paradoxes of Unattained Reception

Author(s): Diyana Nikolova
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature, Philology, Translation Studies
Published by: Институт за литература - БАН
Keywords: reception; pastoral; bucolic code; modernism; Silver Age; Thèophile Gautier; Henri de Régnier; Andrè Gides; P. Y. Todorov; K. Merdzhanski

Summary/Abstract: The text discusses one aspect of the receptive horizon of Bulgarian literature – the lack of active reception of such writers as Thèophile Gautier, Henri de Régnier, and Andrè Gides. The focus falls on their works which reveal a modern way of working with the pastoral code and their absence in receptive circles in our country; on the feeble interest our literature (and reading public) displays towards the pastoral in its “classical” and modern shape. The observations here are limited mostly to the cultural processes from the first half of the 20th century but I also touch upon the contemporary reception in a Bulgarian translation of pastoral works as well as the critical reception of writers such as Kiril Merdzhanski.

  • Issue Year: 62/2019
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 70-120
  • Page Count: 51
  • Language: Bulgarian