The Tradition of the 18th century Prussian Lithuanian hymnals and the literary works of Kristijonas Donelaitis

Collection:
Mokslo publikacijos / Scientific publications
Document Type:
Knygos dalis / Part of the book
Language:
Anglų kalba / English
Title:
The Tradition of the 18th century Prussian Lithuanian hymnals and the literary works of Kristijonas Donelaitis
Keywords:
LT
Biblija; Giesmynai; Giesmynas; Kristijonas Donelaitis; Lietuvininkas; Lietuvių literatūra, XVIII a.; Poema „Metai“; Prūsijos lietuviai; Raštija lietuvių kalba
EN
Bible; Hymnal; Hymnals; Kristijonas Donelaitis; Lithuanian; Lithuanian literature, 18th century; Lithuanian writings; Lithuanians of Lithuania Minor; Poem „The Seasons“; Prussian
Summary / Abstract:

ENThe Lithuanian writings of Donelaitis relied on two sources: the colloquial speech of the "Lietuvininkas" (Lithuanians of Lithuania Minor) peasants and the tradition of Lithuanian writings. There is no doubt that Kristijonas Donelaitis, who in the years of studies and professional activity dealt with religious writings (the Bible, the Ritual, hymnals, prayer books, collections of sermons, etc.), was largely influenced by the contemporary devotional literature, and primarily, of course, by the Bible and hymnals. The present article aims to draw attention to some aspects of the links between Donelaitis' literary works and the contemporary religious writings. [...] [Extract, p. 139]

ISBN:
9783825368814
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2020-07-28 20:31:07
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