Proceedings of the Commission on the Culture of the Slavs


The Phenomenon of Oblivion in Slavic Cultures

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Publish date: 2022

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Volume Editor Dorota Gil

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Part II. Philosophical and Religious Contexts

Izabela Lis-Wielgosz

Slavonic Culture, Vol. XVIII, 2022, pp. 129 - 146

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Słowa kluczowe: Russia, culture, memory, trauma, Putin, displacement of Germans, collective responsibility, oblivion, counter-memory, spaces of forgetting, contemporary Macedonia, Albanians, ethnogenetic complex, cultural identities, autochthonism, forgetting, zero-degree semiotization, Goli otok, concentration camp chronotope, camp communication, taboo, literary mnemonics, self-censorship, Soviet Army, monument, Bulgaria, post-communism, Russophilia, oblivion, omission, Serbian and Montenegrin culture, saint Sava, journal, letters, Transcarpathian Ruthenia, Slavic reciprocity, national revival, national identity, tradition, value system, Saint Sava, Tsar Dusan, ideology and aesthetics, politics and literature, Croatian literary criticism, Croatian literature in the Independent State of Croatia, reception of a literary work, actual and imagined formulations. Presented considerations are based on the South Slavic micro-texts (Old Serbian micro-texts) known more widely as records or marginalia (side notes) placed on the edges of the old manuscripts’ pages. Due to their construc, The article is focused on the issue of repeatability/periodicity of natural phenomena and historical events (including any maladical situations such as illnesses, plagues, murrains, invasions) along with durability of their socio-cultural/community perceptions, given meanings, they are regarded not only as supplements but also as autonomous and internally consistent texts that is, the so-called small literary forms. Excerpted from these forms, epidemic narratives, malady threads refer to many cultural ideas, images and motifs analysis of which can be used to characterize and understand the attitude, emotions and predilections of the former generations., memory, tragic culture, anthropology, contemporary Russian theater, Ivan Bunin, Revolution in Russia, Great French Revolution, Vendée, the cult of Reason, Samizdat, Orthodox Eschatology, Telonia, Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, memory, oblivion, exclusion, loss of identity, memory, oblivion, time, gulag, Sergey Lebedev, motif of a wet nurse, Dalmatia, borderlands, artistic narrative prose, the Morlachs, Slovak literature, women’s poetry, forgotten tradition, reinterpretation of the literary canon, Andrea Bokníková, Viacheslav Rybakov, Russian literature, Russian prose-fiction, alternative history, Molotov – Ribbentrop Pact, forgetting, oblivion, past, modern Bulgarian novel, Georgi Gospodinov, oblivion, memory, memories, Grlić, Godlar, anonymous poetry, baroque, Serbian civic poetry, heraldry, emblems, travel literature, Eastern Europe, reportage, historical Hungary, the Soviet Union, Irina Aleksander Kunjina, Croatian literature, Russian literature, interwar modernism, Croatian-Slavic literary relations, forgotten Literary History Legacy, Sergei Lebedev, memory wars, post-memory, generational novel, literature of memory, Jewish ethnolect of Czech, Czech Ashkenazic pronunciation, Modern Hebrew pronunciation, language development, process of vanishing, 20th and 21st centuries, oblivion, migrant identity, Danuta Mostwin, the third value