Kateřina Tučková is the most successful Czech female author of the past few years. Her recent novel Žítkovské bohyně (The Žítková Goddesses), a fascinating . Read Online or Download Žítkovské bohyně by Kateřina Tučková Book For Free Hello fellow readers!,.. Before I read this book, I had read some reviews which. Original title: Žítkovské bohyně. Genre: novel. Publisher: Host , ISBN: Pages: Awards: Josef Škvorecký Prize , Czech.
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It had been waiting to be approached in a grand manner, having been only captured in ethnographic and regional literature. I cannot remember when I last read a story with such a strong motif of realized vengeance in Czech literature.
The story is masterfully composed, containing several stylistic planes that gradually become entwined in a single great picture. They were called goddesses The author managed to recast extensive historic and folklore material into a remarkable novel.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And, to begin with, we can state that this expectation has been successfully met. Or as a kind of folk murder tale revealing how hatred can survive in a warped mind for decades and destroy even those who have no idea of the original injustice. The Zitkovska Goddesses was also successfully adapted for the theatre and is now being made into a film. Retrieved from ” https: A disbelieving Dora untangles details of the previously unknown fates of her family and other goddesses Since she has worked as a curator in Exhibition hall Chrudim.
Or was the eradication of the last relics of paganism the work of common human envy and spite?
She is reluctant to accept an outdated way of life and to read in drips of wax the futures of those who come to her, as her aunt Surmena did. Sincekaterrina has been the program director of the multi-genre festival Meeting Brnowhich focuses on the confrontation of current and historical Central European topics and their artistic conception. Were the goddesses a danger to incredulous patients?
Kateřina Tučková: The Žítková Goddesses – Books – Dana Blatná Literary Agency
She has written many publications on art history and a monograph on the writer Vera Sladkova. During this expulsion in many women, children and old people died. This showcase of European literature in translation celebrates fresh talent from Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Slovenia and the Czech Republic.
Writers write, actors read, audience listens, everybody wins. Views Read Edit View history. It shows us that lives do not need to be mundane, and a seemingly ordinary environment may hide great stories. And it is a fascinating narration. And it is a fascinating narration. They are known as goddesses, because they are able to connect with God and ask for His help. The story is masterfully composed, containing several stylistic planes that gradually become entwined in a single great picture.
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And, to begin with, we can state that this expectation has been successfully met. A disbelieving Dora untangles details of the previously unknown fates of her family and other goddesses And His interventions do help a little They could heal and help zitkovsje any suffering, they could counsel those with troubles and they were said to foresee the future. A strong story and vivid language full of images ask tucova be made into a movie.
The original theme of the novel can be regarded as clearly positive. Were they a genuine ideological threat to society in the years of Normalization? In the heights of the White Carpathians, dotted sparsely across the hills, there are a number of crouched buildings.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. It shows us that lives do not need to be mundane, and a seemingly ordinary environment may hide great stories. Were they a genuine bbohyne threat to society in the years of Normalization? The original theme of the novel can be regarded as clearly positive. Everything is far away, which is why, so they say, certain women there have succeeded in preserving knowledge and intuition the rest of us have lost, which they have passed from generation to generation for centuries.
It is the late s, and in the archives of the Ministry of the Interior in Pardubice there is a file awaiting discovery — a file compiled by the State Security police on an enemy of the state, her aunt Surmena.
This initiative, which was inspired besides other things, by her novel The Expulsion of Gerta Schnirch Host, Tickovaalso praised the German President Joachim Gauck in his speech on the Day of deportees. This page was last edited on 5 Novemberat August Learn how and when to remove this template message.
Summary A fascinating tale of the female soul, magic and a part of Czech history kept hidden. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.
It is the late s, and in the archives of the Ministry of the Interior in Pardubice there is a file awaiting discovery — a file compiled by the State Security police on an enemy of the state, her aunt Surmena. Inshe founded The ARSkontakt project, an annual exposition of artworks of her generation.