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Aspekte kultureller Identität

Beiträge zur Kulturgeschichte der deutschsprachigen Minderheit in Kroatien

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Edited By Thomas Möbius, Ivana Jozić, Melita Aleksa Varga, Leonard Pon and Ivana Šarić Šokčević

Zwischen dem 18. und 20. Jahrhundert lebten im heutigen Staatsgebiet Kroatiens zahlreiche deutsche Emigranten. Zwischen ihnen und der kroatischen Mehrheitsbevölkerung fanden z.T. intensive kulturelle Austauschprozesse statt. Im zweiten Band zu dem vom DAAD geförderten internationalen Forschungsprojekt werden Ergebnisse zur Erforschung einzelner Aspekte des regionalen deutschsprachigen Presse-, Theater- und Schulwesens vorgelegt. In einzelnen Beiträgen aus diesem Band wird auf den regen Kontakt zwischen deutscher und kroatischer Sprache und Kultur im Bereich des landwirtschaftlichen Wortschatzes, der gymnasialen Schulordnung, aber auch der Philosophie, Literatur und Theaterpoetik sowie Theaterkritik hingewiesen.

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Jelena Lakuš, Mirna Gilman Ranogajec: German titles and authors as reading preferences in the lives of Dragojla Jarnević (1812–1875), Dora Pejačević (1885–1923) and Vilma Vukelić (1880–1956)

German titles and authors as reading preferences in the lives of Dragojla Jarnević (1812–1875), Dora Pejačević (1885–1923) and Vilma Vukelić (1880–1956)

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Jelena Lakuš, Mirna Gilman Ranogajec

From the 16th century, most of the then fragmented Croatian territories were under the rule of the Habsburgs, first within the Habsburg Monarchy, and later, from 1868, as part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.1 After the dissolution of the Empire in 1918, almost all Croatian lands became a constituent part of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, known as the Kingdom of Yugoslavia after 1929. This period, the second half of the 19th and the early 20th century, is important for the context of this paper, which deals with the reading culture of three writers/artists whose lives and work were influenced by the cultural and political circumstances of the age and the realm they lived in. One of them was born and lived most of her lifetime in the Military Frontier (in the city of Karlovac), the province stretching along the southern borderlands of the Monarchy/Empire, established by the Habsburgs as a defence system against the Ottomans, while the other two were born or lived for the large part of their lives in the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia (in Osijek and in Našice). Another fact of importance for the context of this paper is that in 1527, with the election of the Austrian Habsburg Ferdinand I as Croatian king, not only legislative but also social and cultural links with Austria and German-speaking countries in general started. Particularly dynamic links were established during the Reformation in the 16th century, but also in the periods...

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