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"Knihy majú svoje osudy už keď sa tvoria..." Deníkové zápisky Moje deti E. M. Šoltésové a Dostojevského Deník spisovatele

Title in English "Books have their own life story when they are being written by authors..." Diary My Children by E. M. Šoltésová and Dostoyevsky's Diary of a Writer


Year of publication 2015
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Slovanský literární svět: kontexty a konfrontace I
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Mass media, audiovision
Keywords Slovak realistic prose; E. M. Šoltésová; F. M. Dostoyevsky; autobiographical prose; genre of the diary; genesis; composition; comparison; genre aspect; thematic aspect
Description The genre of diary belongs with its character to the most subjective genres of autobiography. In the present study the author deals with the biography and diaries written by Slovak realistic writer Elena Maróthy-Šoltésová (1855 –1939). The diary by Šoltésová My Children is compared to Dostoyevsky's Diary of a Writer. The author pays attention to the genesis, composition, genre and topics of both diaries, revealing their genre and compositional individuality or thematic similarities, biographical connections between Šoltésová and Dostoyevsky.

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