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Neorealism in Italian Literature
Gregorová, Silvia ; Flemrová, Alice (advisor) ; Pelán, Jiří (referee) ; Čaplyginová, Olga (referee)
This dissertation on Neorelism in Italian Literature seeks to concretise and define more precisely literary neorealism through the analysis of the literary works of the main representatives (main representatives of what?) . Formally, the work is divided into eleven chapters. The first two chapters are aimed at a theoretical introduction to the issues related to the subject: the definition of realism and the introduction of the literary directions from which neorealism was based. The third chapter outlines the historical and cultural context of the twenties and thirties, that is, the time that preceded the emergence of neorealism, and at the same time gives a brief overview of the cultural movements that were at that time. The chapter concludes with an analysis of novels that are not yet non-realistic, but their linguistic and by means of content they no longer presage neorealism. The novels are: Gli Indifferenti by Alberto Moravia, Paesi tuoi by Cesare Pavese and Conversazione in Sicilia by Eloa Vittorini. The fourth chapter is devoted to the English translations of Cesare Pavese, which introduced new linguistic means into Italian literature. The anthology of L'Americana, which was compiled and edited by Elio Vittorini in 1941 and...
Image of a Family in Selected Works of Italian Verismo
Šalagovič, Filip ; Flemrová, Alice (advisor) ; Pelán, Jiří (referee)
Bachelor thesis compares three different novels and family models depicted in them writen by three different writers. The thesis deals with an Italian literary movement called Verismo, exponents of Verismo, social, cultural and psychological aspects of the characters and classification of novels in the historical context. The first chapter of the thesis defines Verismo. The following chapters are dedicated to the individual novels, where we deals with topic, describe one chosen character, interaction of the characters among them and description of family from the economical and social aspect. Each chapter is dedicated to one novel. At the end the results of the analysis of the novels and families are presented and the main characters and families are compared. Key words Italy - Sicily - Rome - 19th century - verismo - family
Memory and Identity in Antonia Arslan's "Armenian" Trilogy
Reseková, Simona ; Flemrová, Alice (advisor) ; Piptová, Ivana (referee)
The thesis deals with the analysis of the so- "Armenian" trilogy by Antonie Arslan, focusing on memory reflection and identity transformation. The introduction presents the author's medallion with an emphasis on the motifs that led her to write a work. Subsequently, it briefly analyzes her work and its historical context. The core of the work is the reflection of the three-generation memory of the main representatives and the study of how it affected the identity of the generations, based on the application of general knowledge about the phenomenon.
Italian "Parlamentary Novel" at the Turn of Twentieth Century
Pekařová, Karolína Daniella ; Flemrová, Alice (advisor) ; Piptová, Ivana (referee)
This bachelor thesis presents the parliamentary novel, which had been formed during the second half of 19th century and demonstrates the specifics of this "genre". For needs of the analysis I chosed five main novels: I Vecchi e I Giovani, I Viceré, L'imperio, Daniele Cortis a Le Vergini delle rocce. The text itself is composed by three main chapters. The first part contains a historical introduction of the time of the italian unification, which is necessary for understanding the political background of the parliamentary novel. Particular attention is paid to the affairs that are explicitly reflected in the novels. The historical background ends with the italian entry to the World War I. In the second part I present the authors - Luigi Pirandello, Federico De Roberto, Antonio Fogazzaro and Gabriele D'Annunzio - who reflects in their writings the events of the time, in which they lived. The last part contains the analysis of presented texts from the point of view of narratology and thematics. At the conclusion attention is paid to the summary of topics typical for parliamentary novel.
Development of the ‚Mafia' Topic in the Italian Literature from the Risorgimento to the Present Day
Kostková, Anna ; Flemrová, Alice (advisor) ; Červenková, Monika (referee)
The theme of the thesis is the development of the mafia theme in Sicilian literature from the unification of Italy up to the present day. The author does the analysis of the works Golden Key and Master Don Gesualdo by Giovanni Verga, the novel The Old and the Young by Luigi Pirandello, The Day of the Owl by Leonard Sciascia and È stato il figlio by Robert Alajmo. Based on this analysis, the author studies how and if the writers compose the theme of the mafia in their works, and which motives and elements recur. The author focuses not only on the criminal organization itself but also on certain behavioral patterns corresponding to the character of its members. In conclusion, the author compares the results of the partial analyzes and summarizes how the mafia theme is developed on the basis of these works.
Family theme in Natalia Ginzburg's works
Macháčková, Michaela ; Flemrová, Alice (advisor) ; Pelán, Jiří (referee)
The subject of this master's thesis called Family theme in Natalia Ginzburg's works is analysis of the chosen prosaic works of one of the biggest writers of the twentieth century, concentrated on the topic of the family. The introduction is a short presentation of the author (her biographical and bibliographical data). After that there is an analysis of her most known prosaic works with the family topic and with the topic of the relations in general. It is followed by more detailed analysis of her most known novel Lessico famigliare. In the final part, the work is concentrated on the biography of Manzoni's family in La famiglia Manzoni.
Czech versions and adaptations of Le avventure di Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
Holanec, Kryštof ; Pelán, Jiří (advisor) ; Flemrová, Alice (referee)
(english) This bachelor thesis deals with two earlier and two more recent Czech translations of the Italian children's novel Le Avventure di Pinochio. Storia di Un Burrattino [The Adventures of Pinocchio. The Tale of a Puppet], in Czech known as Pinocchiova dobrodružství. The aim of the thesis is to analyse the translations in terms of their functionality in the target environment and their perception by the target reader. The analysis examines differences in Czech translations on the level of language elements. Another criterion for evaluating the translations is their relation to the original text, respectively the degree of translation adequacy. The comparison of the Czech translations with the original establishes the extent to which the original author's style has been preserved in them. At the conclusion, it is stated to what extent the individual translations adhere rather to the acceptability in the target literary culture, or to the adequacy of the original.
Carlo Dossi and the Scapigliatura movement
Fajtová, Anna ; Flemrová, Alice (advisor) ; Pelán, Jiří (referee)
The topic of this thesis is a connection between the writer Carlo Dossi and the artistic movement Scapigliatura from the Milano. The author explores Dossi's life as well as his two first novels, L'Altrieri and Vita di Alberto Pisani. The analysis of Dossi's works focuses on the topics of the Scapigliatura movement, especially on the dualistic view of the world and on the ironic comments to the postrisorgimental society. The conclusion summarizes the results of partial analyzes from which is appreciated Dossi's place in the Scapigliatura movement.
Giacomo Leopardi's Zibaldone
Přikrylová, Nikola ; Flemrová, Alice (advisor) ; Pelán, Jiří (referee)
The aim of this thesis is to analyse Zibaldone di pensieri, the private diary of Italian poet, writer and philosopher Giacomo Leopardi. The first part of the thesis is dedicated to Leopardi's biography. We focus on his childhood, youth and on the events that had effect on his thinking. The crucial part of the thesis deals with the diary Zibaldone; with its structure, autobiographical features and with various ways in which we can look at this text. In the following part of the work we analyse some of the topics of Zibaldone. Observing the development of Leopardi's thinking, we deal with various phases of author's pessimism and with his perception of nature, reason, human destiny and ancient and modern world.
Crime and Punishment Sicilian Style in Prose of a Contemporary Italian Writers-Journalists
Šupíková, Barbora ; Flemrová, Alice (advisor) ; Pelán, Jiří (referee)
The aim of this thesis is to show the current Italian authors work specifics who are asserted as journalists as well as writers and their journalistic and prosaic outputs is devoted to organized crime in today's Sicilian society. Roberto Alajmo, Gaetano Savatteri and Salvo Sottile and their literaty outputs È stato il figlio, Tempo Niente. La breve vita felice di Luca Crescente, Gli uomini che non si voltano, I ragazzi di Regalpetra, Maqeda and Più scuro di mezzanotte were chosen for an analysis. The criterion in choosing works was particularly a time span of its formation - for the first time they were published after 2005 and at the same time they are mostly the newest literary outputs of selected authors meeting the requirements. Particular authors are presented after an opening which is describing logical interrelationship between writers and journalists in history of Italian literature ever since the unification of Italy in 1870 and deals with history of Sicilian Mafia and Sicilian literature concerning a phenomenon of Mafia. Part of the following analytic section is devoted to work of particular writers-journalists. Emphasis is put on analysis of prosaic texts considering authors journalistic outputs. Watched is particularly a thematic line of their work and a possible reflection of events...

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