SUZANNE OF BABYLONIA - TABLIC'S LITERARY EXPERIMENT? (Zuzana Babylonska - Tablicov literarny experiment?)
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Suzanne of Babylonia is poetic composition, a kind of occasional poetry. We recognize in inspectional reading that the poet breaks traditional scheme of occasional poems of felicitation type. We consider the poem as an artistic jewel in the Slovak literature from the turn of the 18th - 19th centuries. It shows a mosaic of number of detailed artistic artefacts in both figurativeness and non traditional composition. Tablic made an experiment with structure, composition, and also with a poem length. He used unusual motifs and pictures and non traditional verse and rhythmic scheme. His auctorial approach is remarkable in many ways. Tablic's auctorial strategy is mapped in the text and it could help to get a deeper insight into textual meaning as well as into a kind of influence on further development of Slovak literature in the period of the turn of the 18th - 19th centuries. It is possible that just this sort of writing made space for Tablic to use specific, in our literary context still non traditional literary methods, although they were quite common in the western European countries in that time.
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