Bridges and Walls. Slovenian Multiethnic Literature and Culture

Author: Janja Žitnik Serafin
Year: 2012



Table of content

CONTENTS
OPENING WORDS (Matjaž Hanžek )
BOOK VOYAGE (Aleš Debeljak )
FOREWORD
TRANSLATOR’S NOTE (Erica Johnson Debeljak)
INTRODUCTION
Research topic
Existing studies
Theoretical platform and methodological explanation
Terminological issues
1. EMIGRANT LITERATURE IN SLOVENIA
Speci cities of Slovenian emigrant literature
Quality and quantity of Slovenian emigrant literature
Development of literary activities and important writers
Place of Slovenian emigrant literature in the culture
of Slovenia proper
Integration of emigrant literature into Slovenian literary history
Slovenian emigrant literature in the Slovenian school system
2. IMMIGRANT AND ‘NEW’ MINORITY LITERATURE
IN SLOVENIA (in collaboration with Lidija Dimkovska )
Literary works by immigrants and ‘new’ minorities
in Slovenia
The position of immigrant and ‘new’ minority authors
in Slovenia
3. THE CULTURAL POSITION OF IMMIGRANTS AND
‘NEW’ MINORITIES IN SLOVENIA
Survey methodology
Aspects of identity
Factors of the cultural position of immigrants and ‘new’
minorities in Slovenia
Immigrant experience in Slovenia in light of integrationist
principles
4. TOWARD EQUAL LANGUAGE RIGHTS AND
CULTURAL INTEGRATION
Dynamics of the cultural life of immigrant and ‘new’
minority communities
Slovenian emigrant literary and journalistic activities in light
of statistical comparisons
Aspects of literary bilingualism
The borders of national literature, the borders of the nation
CONCLUSION
ABSTRACT AND KEY WORDS
SOURCES AND LITERATURE
Printed publications
Web sources
Other sources
Literary sources
INDEX






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Keywords
cultural history
fine arts
historical surveys
multiculturalism
Slovenian emigrant literature
Slovenian emigrants




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