Language as a cultural archive – Silesian contexts of teaching Polish language (for example “Dworzanin polski” by Łukasz Górnicki) Cover Image
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Język jako archiwum kulturowe – konteksty śląskiej dydaktyki polonistycznej (na przykładzie „Dworzanina polskiego” Łukasza Górnickiego)
Language as a cultural archive – Silesian contexts of teaching Polish language (for example “Dworzanin polski” by Łukasz Górnicki)

Author(s): Kinga Wąsińska
Subject(s): Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Cultural history, Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Lexis, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Western Slavic Languages, Higher Education
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: historical lexicon; court culture; politeness language
Summary/Abstract: This article was written in connection with the Silesian University lecturing on the subject called the language as a cultural archive. The author shows how to use the text “Dworzanin polski” Ł. Górnickiego that students know already the first year of Polish studies to come to a synthesis of knowledge of the history of literature, history, language and cultural history. The author proposes to once again look at the patterns imported from Italy about perfect courtier and based on the analysis of the text to find the determinants of the ancient court culture. Furthermore, the text aims to give students information about courtly manners, inventory of court entertainments with their characteristics and old formulas honorific politeness and courtly language, which should be compared with the recommendations of today’s savoir-vivre civilities. In addition, the author points out certain variety of literature types, like a conversation, a dialogue, speech, dedication and anecdote. All these proposals are designed to help lecturer attractive objects of linguistics and realize the student functionality and complexity of Polish studies.

  • Page Range: 599-604
  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Polish