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Опит за критичен прочит на ранната биография на П. Й. Шафарик
Critical Reading of P.J. Shaffarik’s Early Biography

(On occasion of his 220th anniversary)

Author(s): Teodorichka Gotovska-Henze
Subject(s): History, Cultural history, History of ideas, Modern Age, 19th Century, Period(s) of Nation Building
Published by: Асоциация Клио
Keywords: Pavel Shaffarik; Slavic studies; Old Bulgarian literary language; Romantism

Summary/Abstract: The article analyses the life of the young Pavel Joseph Shaffarik, his education and his initial orientation toward Slavic studies. It investigates critically the existing opinions, presenting the view that his initial motivation is formed not by the classical education he’s got, but by the Romantic influences of the Czech national leaders. Further, it presents the special place Bulgarians and their ancient language have in his Romantic concept.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 1-2
  • Page Range: 3-44
  • Page Count: 42
  • Language: Bulgarian