Literary stories: cultural memory

Title: Literary stories: cultural memory
Source document: Bohemica litteraria. 2013, vol. 16, iss. 2, pp. 7-19
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    1213-2144 (print)
    2336-4394 (online)
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Historical and cultural memory is put into practice through narratives. As a narrative medium, literature plays an important role in the process of transformation of the past events in cultural memory. This transformation includes critical reflection or affirmation of various aspects of memory and its social context. Literary texts in this paper include short stories of Jan Drda, Josef Škvorecký and Zdeněk Rotrekl which deal with the final days of the World War Two.
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