Andělská cesta : Od alegorie k ezokýči

Title in English The Way of Angels : From Allegory to Eso-Kitch

LEE Lenka KRAJTL Ondřej

Year of publication 2016
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Description From ancient times angels were connected with allegory, symbolism and metaphor. Meanings associated with angels were stable and fixed. At the beginning of the 20th century we can see "explosion" of angelic creatures, completely different from the roles of angels in abrahamic religions. Nowadays, "the Angel" can be almost everything, even the pure esoteric kitsch. This way of angels - from religious allegory to esoteric kitsch - will be presented in our lecture.
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