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„Присъда смърт“ на Ивайло Петров или защо отсъства българският политически роман
The Novel “Sentence Death” from Ivailo Petrov or Why the Bulgarian Political Novel is Absent

Author(s): Vihren Chernokozhev
Subject(s): Literary Texts
Published by: Институт за литература - BAN
Keywords: totalitarian power, ideology, political novel, antitotalitarian literature.

Summary/Abstract: The article analyses Ivailo Pertov’s novel – “Sentence death” (1991) – and searches an answer of the question why the Bulgarian political novel remained unwritten. Some genre features of the political novel are outlined in historical and contemporary plan. It’s highlighted, that the real political novel is a novel-thinker, not an activist party agitator. It’s author is the civil society, not the political parties.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 50-57
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Bulgarian