nám. Jana Palacha 1/2
Lecturer: Klára Soukupová (Prague).
The genre of autobiography is often situated on borderline between fiction and non-fiction; autobiography refers to real characters and events, but at the same time it is a literary work of art, a verbal construct. The lecture concentrates on major problems of the genre of autobiography (truth, memory, subjectivity) as well as on history of autobiography (canonical texts) and it goes through development of theory of autobiography in 20th century.
The lecture is a part of the series Me and the World … Autobiography in Medieval and Early Modern Europe.