Stručná vzpomínka na Bohumila Hrabala = A brief testimony about Bohumil Hrabal

Culik, J. (2016) Stručná vzpomínka na Bohumila Hrabala = A brief testimony about Bohumil Hrabal. In: Kanda, R. (ed.) Trhliny světa: Kniha studií o Bohumilu Hrabalovi = Fissures in the World: a volume of studies on Bohumil Hrabal. Ústav pro českou literaturu AV ČR: Prague, pp. 184-189. ISBN 9788088069188

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Abstract

In May, 1990, the reknowned Czech author Bohumil Hrabal (1914-1997) visited the Department of Slavonic Languages and Literatures at the University of Glasgow. Jan Čulík was present and later took Hrabal for a trip by car to Loch Katrine. On his return to Czechoslovakia, Bohumil Hrabal wrote an experimental text about this which was published in his volume Dopisy Dubence (Letters to April). In this contribution, Jan Čulík compares the image of Hrabal's visit to Glasgow and to Scotland as it is featured in his literary text to what happened in reality.

Item Type:Book Sections
Keywords:Czech literature, Bohumil Hrabal, Czechoslovakia, authors, 20th century.
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Culik, Dr Jan
Authors: Culik, J.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PG Slavic, Baltic, Albanian languages and literature
College/School:College of Arts > School of Modern Languages and Cultures > Slavonic Studies
Publisher:Ústav pro českou literaturu AV ČR
ISBN:9788088069188

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