Postcolonial studies in Slovakia and Hungary


postcolonial studies in Slovakia
postcolonial studies in Hungary
literary studies
postcolonial theories
Central and East Europe

How to Cite

KUŠNIR, J. (2015). Postcolonial studies in Slovakia and Hungary. Porównania, 17, 245–252.


This overview article analyses the research in the field of postcolonial studies in Slovakia and Hungary and its institutional repre-sentation in both countries. The author of this article argues that in both countries the postcolo-nial theories have been mostly applied to the study of Irish,Canadian, Australian, and African literatures and cultures and mostly by scholars based at the universities’ English Departments; that the application of postcolonial theories in the study of both Slovak and Hungarian litera-tures and cultures have been rather marginal; and that a research in this field has rather been based outside English departments.


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