Prostor a vyprávění. Narativní strategie středověkého cestopisu
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Space and narration. Narrative strategies in medieval travel writing
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The study deals with an analysis of the 15th century Czech travel writings. First part is focused on narrative strategies of autobiographical travel writing and the relationship between narrator and reader model is studied. Second part of the study looks into the narrative and cultural contexts of the frame stories and anecdotes included into travel writings. Their function in a travelogue conception just as their role in the local identities is examined. These stories are an important instrument as they enable both the traveller to understand the region he visited and the travel writer to relate his experience.
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