Stanko Vraz in nacionalizem. Od narobe Katona do narobe Prešerna

Authors

Andraž Jež

For a century and half, the life and work of the Slovenian–Croatian poet Stanko Vraz (1810–1851) has aroused mutually irreconcilable interpretations in Slovenian literary history and Slovenian public. These ambiguous receptions usually ranged between praising Vraz as a visionary Styrian poet and dismissing him as a “national renegade." On one side, the Slove­nian reception of Vraz centered on his decision to abandon writing in Slovenian and to embrace Shtokavian Croatian. On the other side, Vraz was an internationally acclaimed Illyrian poet and romantic Pan-Slav that almost single-handedly kindled the flame for the Slove­nian national rebirth in pre-March Lower Styria. Moreover, Slovenian literary historiography adds to his ambiguous status by treating him as a unique and often tragic figure. Despite his mythicized role, Stanko Vraz in nacionalizem (Stanko Vraz and Nationalism) depicts Vraz from another angle—as a symptom of these processes rather than as their main protagonist. To achieve this task, the book offers a new contextualiza­tion of Vraz’s practice and provides a new look at the Slovenian posthumous reception of the poet.

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Published
16. November 2016

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Publication date (01)
08.09.2020

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ISBN-13 (15)
978-961-254-942-8
Date of first publication (11)
16.11.2016
Physical Dimensions
150 mm x 210 mm
Paperback