Don't sell tobacco to Dante: scribbled images of Tage Danielsson's Inferno

Source document: Brünner Beiträge zur Germanistik und Nordistik. 2021, vol. 35, iss. 2, pp. 105-124
Extent
105-124
  • ISSN
    1803-7380 (print)
    2336-4408 (online)
Type
Article
Language
English
Abstract(s)
Tage Danielsson's novel Mannen som slutade röka: en psykologisk thriller (The Man Who Quit Smoking: A Psychological Thriller) is a fictional diary of an executive director named Dante Alighieri. Riddled with various scribbles, doodles, and side comments, the work offers a wide range of possibilities for exploring the functions of these visual elements. This paper explores how the integrated text and pictorial expressions function within the context of the stylized diary, and on what scale it realizes the connection between the conventional word and the seemingly automatic, manic, cyclical scribbling and writing.
Note
  • Uvedená publikace vznikla s podporou projektu specifického výzkumu "Formy kulturního transferu mezi menšími evropskými jazyky" (MUNI/A/1353/2020).
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