Higher Education in Austro-Hungary and the Bulgarians 1879-1918. New Dispositions and New Opportunities

Rumiana Preshlenova Higher Education in Austro-Hungary and the Bulgarians 1879-1918. New Dispositions and New Opportunities Summary   This paper explores the changes in the orientation of Bulgarian university students’ abroad during the period from the establishment of the first Bulgarian government and the First World War. It resumes the outcomes of a research project enhancing…

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With a Well-equipped Eye: Visual Techniques and Narrative Optics in the 18th and 19th Centuries

Ognyan Kovachev With a Well-equipped Eye: Visual Techniques and Narrative Optics in the 18th and 19th Centuries Summary   This paper offers a parallel discussion of various visual techniques and devices, invented during the XVIII – XIX centuries, and the simultaneously changing narrative approaches and modes of literary representation. Special attention is paid to such…

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Svetla Cherpokova “Under the systematical creation …” (A look on the alchemical elements in German literature at the end of the 18th century and in the beginning 19th century) Summary   The text investigate the problem of the alchemical cognition in Germany and its popularity during the last years of the 18th century and in…

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One modern and one ‘contra-modern’ view-point towards trains and railways (Zakhari Stoyanov and Stoyan Zaimov)

Nikolay Aretov One modern and one ‘contra-modern’ view-point towards trains and railways (Zakhari Stoyanov and Stoyan Zaimov) Summary   Trains and railroads are new phenomenon for Bulgarian population of Ottoman Empire from mid 19th century. Along with telegraph, they are probably the most important symbols of Modern times and became crucial part of the great…

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18th century – Scientism and Mythology. Istorija Slavjanobulgarska (Slavo-Bulgarian History) Between the History and the National Epos

Plamen Antov   18th century – Scientism and Mythology. Istorija Slavjanobulgarska (Slavo-Bulgarian History) Between the History and the National Epos Summary   The study treats the problem for the statute of the historical knowledge in the mental and discursive (narrative) practice of the 18th century. Its place is looking for in the context of all…

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18th century – Scientism and Mythology. Istorija Slavjanobulgarska (A Slavo-Bulgarian History) Between the History and the National Epos

Plamen Antov   18th century – Scientism and Mythology. Istorija Slavjanobulgarska (A Slavo-Bulgarian History) Between the History and the National Epos Summary   The study treats the problem for the statute of the historical knowledge in the mental and discursive (narrative) practice of the 18th century. Its place is looking for in the context of…

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