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Słownik pisarzy śląskich. T. 5
A dictionary of Silesian writers, vol. 5

Contributor(s): Jacek Lyszczyna (Editor), Dariusz Rott (Editor)
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature, Polish Literature, Philology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: dictionary; Silesian literature; multiculturalism
Summary/Abstract: The present volume of A dictionary of Silesian writers, similarly as the previous ones, contains biographical notes and discussions of the works of persons who, from the earliest times up to the present, co-created the history of Silesian literature, writing in Polish, German, Czech or Latin. In principle, the biographical notes present only deceased authors, including those whose relations with Silesia were only temporal, nevertheless still explicit and significant as far as their literary output is concerned.The work aims at demonstrating the multiculturalism and multilingualism of Silesian authors, presenting and systematizing current state of knowledge, as well as at being an indication and encouragement to further studies that would facilitate the development of methodologically up-to-date synthesis of Silesian literature.A dictionary of Silesian writers is a kind of factual and bibliographical guide for academics of various specializations, it can serve as a teaching aid for secondary school learners, facilitating the implementation of objectives connected with regional education. It is also addressed at all enthusiasts of Silesian culture.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-226-3067-9
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-226-3066-2
  • Page Count: 138
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: Polish