Visualizing the City in Central European Literature of the Twentieth Century

Biljana Oklopcic

Abstrakt

The aim of this paper is twofold. The first part of the paper discusses development of the city image in Western literature and gives insight into visual methods Central European authors of the twentieth century have used to depict the city in their works. The second part of the paper shows how the urban space is represented, documented, evoked, and performed in the novels of Michal Ajvaz, Marija Jurić Zagorka, and George Konrad.

Słowa kluczowe: the urban space, visual methods, literature, Central European literature, Marija Jurić Zagorka, Michal Ajvaz, George Konrad
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