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Ke stereotypu zobrazování Turka ve starší české literatuře
On the Stereotype of Depicting Turks in Older Czech Literature

Author(s): Michaela Hashemi
Subject(s): Studies of Literature, Czech Literature, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Biblical studies, Translation Studies
Published by: Masarykova univerzita
Keywords: Tomáš Rataj;Czech Lands in the Shadow of the Crescent;Chronica Hungarorum;Johannes de Thurocz;new editions of Prefat’s and Harant’s books of travels;a translation of Bible to Turkish;J. A. Komenský;
Summary/Abstract: The text is a reflection of a well-researched professional publication by Tomáš Rataj České země ve stínu půlměsíce (Czech Lands in the Shadow of the Crescent, 2002). After a multilateral acknowledgement of the book, the author fills in relevant items written by some of the staff of the Faculty of Arts MU, some of which were published only after the publication of Rataj’s work. Additionally, she refines, with reference to the study of Jan Kumpera (1994), the existence of a translation of the Bible into Turkish initiated by Comenius, namely its printing in the 19th century. At the end, the author mentions her personal teaching activities on the topic in the context of the honoured person of Jan Zouhar’s personality as a pedagogical ideal.

  • Page Range: 153-157
  • Page Count: 5
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: Czech