BRATISLAVSKÝ ROBINZON – REÁLNA OSOBNOSŤ ALEBO LITERÁRNA POSTAVA?
Robinson of Bratislava – real person or literary figure?
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Proposed essay elaborates on Karol Jetting’s travelogues written in the late of the 18th century from historical, literary, and mixed perspectives. At the beginning, the author provides existing facts and opinions regarding the person known as Karol Jetting, and confronts these with her own findings. The author uses the direct method of critical insight and examines the researched text as historical narrative source, and while taking into consideration identified literary elements, she investigates the credibility and probability of the available historical value of the text. In the thesis conclusion the author presents her own results from the investigation of the character known as Karol Jetting, which, supported by the text analysis, lead her to consider the text not possessing deeper historical value. Presented conclusion is in contrast with existing opinions regarding the person known as Karol Jetting and disproves their real existence.
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