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Michael Cunningham in the Czech Republic

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dc.title Michael Cunningham in the Czech Republic en Trušník, Roman
dc.relation.ispartof From Theory to Practice 2013: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Anglophone Studies
dc.identifier.issn 1805-9899 OCLC, Ulrich, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.identifier.isbn 978-80-7454-450-7 2015
utb.relation.volume 5
dc.citation.spage 297
dc.citation.epage 303
dc.event.title 5th International Conference on Anglophone Studies
dc.event.location Zlín
utb.event.state-en Czech Republic
utb.event.state-cs Česká republika
dc.event.sdate 2013-09-05
dc.event.edate 2013-09-06
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně (UTB)
dc.publisher Tomas Bata University in Zlín en
dc.subject American literature en
dc.subject gay literature en
dc.subject Michael Cunningham en
dc.subject Czech Republic en
dc.subject translations en
dc.subject afterwords en
dc.description.abstract The article explores the reception of Michael Cunningham in the Czech Republic, as seen through Czech afterwords to his novels. While Cunningham started his career as a minor gay writer writing for his friends dying of AIDS, he became an international celebrity after being awarded the Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Faulkner Award for his 1998 novel The Hours. This novel was also the first one translated into Czech in 2002, followed by all his novels with the exception of the first one. Cunningham has transcended the limiting category of gay literature and has become a typical post-gay writer, yet he has not renounced his roots but makes use of them in his fiction and proudly brings the experience up whenever he can. Cunningham has thus become the author of (post-)gay literature most translated into Czech. He has also greatly contributed to the fact that homosexuality in contemporary literature seems to be taken for granted, hardly requiring attention. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Humanities
utb.identifier.obdid 43874287
utb.identifier.wok 000373408700027
utb.source d-wok 2016-07-26T14:58:42Z 2016-07-26T14:58:42Z
utb.identifier.utb-sysno 84058
utb.contributor.internalauthor Trušník, Roman
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