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Title Imagology profiles : the dynamics of national imagery in literature / edited by Laura Laurušaitė
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018


Description 1 online resource (vi, 259 pages)
Contents Intro; Table of Contents; Introduction; Focus I: Theoretical Principles, Terms, and Definitions; Imagology as Image Geology; Wider Image; Focus II: From National Imagination to Utopia; Enlightenment Culture and Others; Development of the National Hero in Latvian Literature; Nation and Utopia; How a Lithuanian Transformed a Nazi into a Jew; Focus III: Transgressing Real and Imaginary Boundaries; The Self-image of the Latvians and the Image of the Lithuanians in the Book Leišmal te by Imants and Rimants Ziedonis; Scottish Traces in the Lithuanian Landscape
Some Remarks on the Estonian War NovelMulticultural Imagery in Andrei Ivanov s "Scandinavian Trilogy"; Focus IV: Gender Identity as an Imagological Resource; From Boys to Men; Towards a New Self-image for Women in China; Focus V: The Stability and Changeability of National (Stereo)types; The Image of Uncivilized Lithuania in the Correspondence of Representatives of the Holy See; The Literary Image of the Pole in the Republic of Lithuania (1918-1940); Discovering Distant Neighbours; Cultural Stereotypes of Vilnius in the Modern Poetry of Lithuanian Poles; Contributors; Index of Names
Summary This volume highlights the importance of imagology, one of the most popular areas of research in contemporary comparative studies. It proposes new means of academic analysis to create critical attitudes towards the development of imagological studies. The topics discussed draw a wide trajectory, from classical to marginal images, from national heroes to (un)conventional aspects of gender, from ethno-imagology to the broader dimension of intercultural references and epistemological post-poststructuralist changes. The compendium widens the field of imagology by introducing concepts such as ""geo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject National characteristics in literature.
Baltic literature -- History and criticism
National characteristics, Lithuanian.
National characteristics, Latvian.
Imagery (Psychology) in literature.
Literature & literary studies.
Cultural studies.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- General.
Baltic literature
Imagery (Psychology) in literature
National characteristics in literature
National characteristics, Latvian
National characteristics, Lithuanian
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Laurušaitė, Laura, 1981- editor.
ISBN 9781527514621