Home as Memory, Home as Recollection: (Re)creating Home in "Galician" Texts by Andrzej Chciuk, Kazimierz Wierzynski, Stanislaw Lem, Jozef Wittlin, and Bognad Loebl
Natalka Rymskaessayist, translator, editor
Center for Urban History, Lviv
The lecture discussed the various ways of "returning" to the lost home. Descriptions of home in the "Galician" texts by Andrzej Chciuk, Kazimierz Wierzynski, Stanislaw Lem, Jozef Wittlin, and Bogdan Loebl (furniture, books, family tradition, ethnic differences expressed in daily life, etc.), as well as discussions of urban life (school, national-cultural and sports associations, theaters, cinemas, stadiums, soccer games, bars, etc.) used to analyze the aforementioned authors’ "strategies of remembrance."
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