The devil’s not so black as he is painted. A short sketch on the subject of the devil in Przedziwne śląskie powiarki by Gustaw Morcinek Cover Image
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Nie taki diabeł straszny jak go malują. Krótki szkic na temat „diobła” w Przedziwnych śląskich powiarkach Gustawa Morcinka
The devil’s not so black as he is painted. A short sketch on the subject of the devil in Przedziwne śląskie powiarki by Gustaw Morcinek

Author(s): Anna Król
Subject(s): Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: Gustaw Morcinek; superstition; devil; miner;
Summary/Abstract: In the article I discuss the issues of characterology of one of the most popular demonic figures in literature – the devil; against the background of the mining landscape of Silesia. In my analysis; I draw attention to the cultural context of the Silesian land.

  • Page Range: 131-143
  • Page Count: 13
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Polish