Identität durch Mundart. Ein Beitrag zur Böhmerwaldliteratur

Title in English Identity and Dialect. A Contribution to the Literature of the Šumava Region


Year of publication 2018
Type Appeared in Conference without Proceedings
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Description A specific part of the literature of the Šumava region is the use of local dialects. A dialect is a means through which concepts such as “space” and “identity” can be expressed. The conference paper focuses on the use of local dialects in the fairy-tales of the Šumava and on how it is employed in various stories and characterizations. It is hoped that these examples will demonstrate whether and how a language (or in this case a dialect) can convey such concepts as “space” and “identity.”
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