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Několik poznámek k plovdivskému samizdatu
Some Notes on Plovdiv Samizdat

Author(s): Jakub Mikulecký
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature, Bulgarian Literature, Theory of Literature
Published by: Пловдивски университет »Паисий Хилендарски«
Keywords: Bulgarian samizdat; Vasil Urumov; Krasimira Aleksieva; Antitotalitarian literature
Summary/Abstract: The following paper focuses on the origins and development of samizdat literature in the city of Plovdiv in the 1980s. First of all it draws attention to two books of verse: Vasil Urumov’s Poetry (Poeziya) and Krasimira Aleksieva’s Against the Wall (Do Stenata). Besides outlining the genesis of samizdat and its role as an unofficial literary channel, this paper focuses on a specific anti-totalitarian poetics of both authors and their role in the general context of the Bulgarian literary samizdat.

  • Page Range: 329-336
  • Page Count: 8
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: Czech