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2008 | 8 | 81-96
Article title

TYPES OF CULTURAL MEMORY IN THE CONTEXT OF THE MACEDONIAN NOVEL (Vivodi na kulturnata memorija vo makedonskiot roman)

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Languages of publication
MK
Abstracts
EN
The concept of cultural memory is necessarily contemplated in its relation to the type of a medium storing the information, in other words with the correlations of the oral, literary and electronic media codes. The study of the contemporary development of the Macedonian historical and meta-historical novel in the first part is made from the aspect of the participation of oral history (as a structure of memory) in the narrative structure of the historical novel (P. M. Andreevski: 'Beard Grass' (Pirej)), and the pseudo-, i.e. meta-historical novel (S. Janevski, 'Kukulino'; O. Nikolova: 'Ibn Pajko'). At the same time, these three paradigmatic instances of the relation to the oral history of the Macedonian community illustrate also different stages of that development: modern vs. post-modern, as well as different concepts of the relation between an individual and the collective. The study also elaborates on the appearance of a new historic figure as literary characters in most recent Macedonian prose - namely (in order of their appearance in Macedonian literature): 1) the character of Alexander the Great or Macedonian, 2) the characters of converts (Islam-Christianity), 3) the figures of Macedonian Enlightment and 'literature of facts' or 'facts montage' and 4) the cultural icons.
Year
Volume
8
Pages
81-96
Physical description
Document type
ARTICLE
Contributors
  • Natasha Avramovska, Institutu za makedonska literatura, Skopje, Macedonia (for postal address contact the journal editor)
References
Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
CEJSH db identifier
09PLAAAA063214
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.583e5ce2-1ccd-3b04-b5e9-600584c4d214
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