From a Monument in Ljubljana to the History and Theory of Cultural Saints: A Preface

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)XVIII-XXIV
JournalNational Cultivation of Culture
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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(Identities in Catalan Literature Research Group, sgr 2014 755) of Rovira i Virgili University and the IdentiCat. Llengua, cultura i identitat (IdentiCat. Language, Culture and Identity, 2017 sgr 599) group of the Open University of Catalonia. The English translation is funded by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the Open University of Catalonia and is the work of t&s Traducciones y Tratamiento de la Documentación, SL.

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Several chapters (those written by Alenka Koron, Andraž Jež, Bojan Baskar, Luka Vidmar, and Jernej Habjan) were first published in Slovenian, in the volume Kulturni svetniki in kanonizacija (Cultural Saints and Canonization, Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU, 2016, edited by Marijan Dović); they were expanded, revised, and translated into English for this edition with the permission of the publisher. Finally, we would like to acknowledge that the research was supported by the Slovenian Research Agency (project J6-6846, “National Poets and Cultural Saints of Europe: Commemorative Cults, Canonization, and Cultural Memory”, 2014–2017) and the University of Iceland Science Fund.

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1 For the pop icons, see Hamner, “Cultural Saints”, and, for the artists, see Leerssen and Rigney, Commemorating Writers. This chapter was written at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts in the framework of the research project “The Structure and Genealogy of Indifference” (J6-8263) and the research program “Studies in Literary History, Literary Theory and Methodology” (P6-0024), both of which were financed by the Slovenian Research Agency.

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