Lyubomir Mikov. Bulgarian folk culture and national revival art. Selected studies, volume 3
Bulgarian with summaries and a list of illustrations in English


Table of contents


Part one: Customs and rituals objects

Specifics of Bulgarian folk customs for March 1st (According to examples originating from Southwestern Bulgaria and the Middle Rhodopes)

Bulgarian Martenitsa: Amulet and ornament

The custom Lazaruvane with mask in the region of Ivaylovgrad

Female anthropomorphic plastic figures used in two customs of asking rain in the region of Yambol

Anthropomorphic plastics and their zoomorphic variant used in the custom German (According to examples originating from Northwestern Bulgaria)

On the esthetics of the anthropomorphic figures in Bulgarian folk art (Grotesque interpretation and formation)

Plastic symbols of the World tree in Bulgarian wedding and funeral commemoration customs

Demonic visitations and soul travels (Breads for Christmas, funeral and commemoration customs)

On the composition of material ceremonial forms (ritual objects)

Funeral of own estate (own land)

Ritual theft

Part two: Folk and national revival arts

Folk puppet theatre in Bulgaria (New information)

Letter-like and letter ornaments: A specific ethnocultural tradition

Images of trellis vine and grapes in Bulgaria folk art ornamentation

The Image of snake in Bulgarian folk art and the applied arts of the national revival

Hand (palm and fingers) in Bulgarian folk culture, national revival art and other ethnic cultures

Decorative metalwork on the façade of the church in the village of Mitrovtsi, Chiprovtsi region

Wedding (bridal) chest: A representative piece of the Bulgarian revival wood-carving art

Moon/cow and dragon/wind  metamorphoses and identity

English abstracts

Appendix with illustrations

List of illustrations in English

Българска фолклорна култура и възрожденско изкуство

Publisher Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House
Language Bulgarian with a summary in English
Pages 304
Illustrations b/w and color figures
Binding hardback
ISBN 978-954-322-942-0
Creation date 2018
Size 16 х 24 cm

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