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Sorb self-stereotypes of the Sorb in Upper Sorbian proverbs

Sorb self-stereotypes of the Sorb in Upper Sorbian proverbs

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dc.contributor.author Bura, Renata [SAP11017718] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-22T21:19:49Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-22T21:19:49Z
dc.date.issued 2012 pl
dc.identifier.isbn 978-83-233-3446-0 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1897-1059 pl
dc.identifier.uri https://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/58464
dc.language eng pl
dc.rights Dozwolony użytek utworów chronionych *
dc.rights.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/4dspace/License/copyright/licencja_copyright.pdf *
dc.title Sorb self-stereotypes of the Sorb in Upper Sorbian proverbs pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 49-60 pl
dc.description.additional Bibliogr. s. 59-60 pl
dc.abstract.en National stereotypes, as with any stereotype, are a simplified representation of the external world. These simplified images find their reflection and are preserved in the language, in words, metaphors, proverbs, and phraseology. In Upper Sorbian paremiology a self-stereotype of the Sorb is found, a man who primarily sees himself in a positive light, as good, honest, devoted and faithful. A "true" Sorb is also hospitable and pious. The most important component of the sense of identity is, however, the linguistic distinctiveness, which is stressed in the proverbs and expressions. The self-evaluation is formulated against a clear stereotype of the German, who is treated as a "foreigner", as well as a symbol of oppression. This stems from the common history and the co-existence of the two nations. However, the image of the German emerging from the Upper Sorbian proverbs is not exclusively negative. There is no ethnocentrism in the Sorbs’ self-stereotype as, despite stressing their own positive traits, they are objective and have a critical attitude towards their own vices. A clearly negative feature of the Sorbs, which appears regularly in the collected material, is the imitation of German customs. In order to describe such representatives of the Sorbian nation a pejorative ethnonym Němpula is used. pl
dc.subject.en Upper Sorbian language pl
dc.subject.en Upper Sorbian phraseology pl
dc.subject.en Upper Sorbian paremiology pl
dc.subject.en national stereotypes pl
dc.subject.en self-stereotype pl
dc.description.volume 129 pl
dc.description.number 1 pl
dc.description.publication 0,91 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.4467/20834624SL.12.003.0592 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 2083-4624 pl
dc.title.journal Studia Linguistica Universitatis Iagellonicae Cracoviensis pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Filologiczny pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original OTHER; inne; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; po opublikowaniu; 24 pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / OP pl
.pointsMNiSW [2012 B]: 8


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