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Nasreddin Hodja’s foolish wisdom: Slavic literary adaptations of a Turkish folk hero

In: World Literature Studies, vol. 8, no. 4
Charles Sabatos Číslo ORCID
Detaily:
Rok, strany: 2016, 35 - 46
Jazyk: eng
Kľúčové slová:
Nasreddin Hodja. Slavic literature. Comparative literature. Turkish culture.
Typ článku: štúdie / articles
Typ dokumentu: pdf
O článku:
The Turkish comic folk hero Nasreddin Hodja is known across the Muslim and former Ottoman world, but he also has a unique place in modern Slavic literatures (Russian, Bosnian/ Serbian, Bulgarian, and Czech). What is interesting in each of these works is the way that this character has been adapted as a transcultural icon, transforming his medieval Islamic spirit into something suitable for modern national literatures while preserving his essential comic qualities. Nasreddin’s Slavic “afterlife” is not simply a forerunner of literary globalization, it also shows how exotic figures allow expanded freedom of expression under various forms of cultural repression.
Ako citovať:
ISO 690:
Sabatos, C. 2016. Nasreddin Hodja’s foolish wisdom: Slavic literary adaptations of a Turkish folk hero. In World Literature Studies, vol. 8, no.4, pp. 35-46. 1337-9275.

APA:
Sabatos, C. (2016). Nasreddin Hodja’s foolish wisdom: Slavic literary adaptations of a Turkish folk hero. World Literature Studies, 8(4), 35-46. 1337-9275.
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