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Obraz Panny Marie ve vybraných dílech Jaroslava Durycha

Title in English A Portrait of Virgin Mary in Selected Works of Jaroslav Durych


Year of publication 2021
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference XIII. studentská vědecká konference Katedry českého jazyka a literatury. 18. března 2021
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Education

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Keywords Jaroslav Durych; Virgin Mary; Sedmikráska; Duše a hvězda; Marian themes
Description The paper deals with Marian themes in selected works by Jaroslav Durych. In two prose works belonging to the author's so-called girls' cycle - the poetic novella Sedmikráska and in the mystical-symbolic novella Duše a hvězda - he points to common Marian motifs and female symbolism significantly inspired by an important figure of Christianity, i.e. the person of the Virgin Mary. He lists them and reveals these images of the Virgin Mary, which appear in both works, in analogy with the personal characteristics and life mission of the main heroines of these novels.
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