BETWEEN DEMYTH AND RELATIVISM OF HEROES OR THE PICTURE OF LUDOVIT STUR BY KAROL HORAK AND JANA JURANOVA (Medzi demytizaciou a deheroizaciou alebo obraz Ludovita Stura podla Karola Horaka a Jany Juranovej )
Analyse and comparison of two dramatic texts from actual Slovak dramatists - Karol Horak ('... come your kingdom of God...', 1996) and Jana Juranova (Silver bowls, excellent cases, 2005) are making from Ludovit Stur (1815-1856) the subject of observation. He was the creator of national romantic program and up to this date he has been regarded as a very considerable person of the Slovak cultural history. Both authors come out from principles of alternate theatre and open version. Dramatic texts have controversial character and they open problematic places of collective culture code and conservation of national stereotypes. Horak conceives his drama as intro rehearsal text collage, where model historical situation and national watchword are not constructed. He represented Stur as a character in swirl and chaos of small and big world and in euphoria and despair. Poetics of Jana Juranova comes out from post-modern aesthetics not constructive and feminist ideology. Her 'historical discourse' is more radical and provocative. She presents Stur as lifeless puppet (bust, figurine), which activates his own 'pathetic words'. They are purposely fragmentary and whip away from context as well as from Adela Ostrolucka's discourse, who honestly loved him for many years, but he refused her coldly in the name of higher and greatly national idea.
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