In the Shadow of the Monarchy. Spaces between of Historical Memory in Contemporary Hungarian Short Story from Vojvodina Cover Image

A Monarchia árnyékában. A történelmi emlékezet köztes terei a kortárs vajdasági magyar novellákban
In the Shadow of the Monarchy. Spaces between of Historical Memory in Contemporary Hungarian Short Story from Vojvodina

Author(s): Gabriella Lódi
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature
Published by: Scientia
Keywords: historical memoryv Monarchy-literature; Hungarian short story from Vojvodina;
Summary/Abstract: Is the Dual Monarchy a literary scenery or a tradition, inheritance? More properly speaking: what kind of scenery is it, and in what sense is it an inheritance? The Monarchy can be defined both as a geographical and historical, intellectual-spiritual scenery. The first and most palpable level of its literary appearance is the common visual experience. After the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, these memories became symbols that go far beyond themselves and remind us of a richer or at least more liveable life. Besides the reality of the citizens of Vojvodina, who are at the same time Europeans – in the context of the Central European Region –, the analysed short stories (texts by Ottó Tolnai, István Szathmári, and Ildikó Lovas) reflect the tradition of the Monarchy-literature.

  • Page Range: 171-178
  • Page Count: 8
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: Hungarian