In search of the essentially Bulgarian: Networks of national intimacy 19th21st centuries. Collected papers
Language: Bulgarian with summaries in English


Table of contents /summaries/

S. Dechev. Introduction. The intimization of invention: National state, national identity and symbols of everyday life 19th21st centuries

N. Aretov. Songs for the people and songs for the soul: Preferences and instrumentalizations of the ideologists of Bulgarian nationalism from the 19th century

S. Dechev, N. Vukov. From the fur cap to the sandals: How Bulgarian national costume was created

S. Dechev. “Tenderness too incomprehensible…”. National identity and (homo)sexuality in Bulgaria during 1880s and 1890s

T. Marinov. Whose is this house? The invention of the Bulgarian Revival architecture

A. Vezenkov. How a sad reality became cultural heritage: Our old small towns

S. Dechev. “Shopska salad”: How a national culinary symbol was born

R. Gencheva. Visible myths: The Bulgarian linguistic maps from the second half of the 20th century

A. Vezenkov. The paradoxical use of Turkish loanwords in the Bulgarian national discourse

C. Levy. Metamorphoses of identity: Balkan chalgija, vernacular music and the new Bulgarian folk


В търсене на българското. Mрежи на национална интимност (XIX–XXI в.)

Publisher Institute of Art Studies (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
Language Bulgarian with summaries in English
Pages 566
Illustrations b/w figures
Binding paperback
ISBN 978-954-8594-21-9
Creation date 2010
Size 16 х 24 cm

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