Alena Rettová

List of John Benjamins publications for which Alena Rettová plays a role.


Rettová, Alena 2022 The making of the historical narrative in the Swahili utenzi: The realism of a poetic formLandscapes of Realism: Rethinking literary realism in comparative perspectives, Larsen, Svend Erik, Steen Bille Jørgensen and Margaret R. Higonnet (eds.), pp. 689–707 | To be specified
This article argues that a literary tradition, with its inventory of literary genres, provides a mold to understand experience and thus defines what ‘reality’ is in a particular culture. The epistemological, experience-shaping working of literary genre is to process lived experience into… read more
This article introduces the singer and poet from Lubumbashi known under the artistic name of Sando Marteau, and presents some of the poet’s lyrics. These texts serve as the basis for an exposition of the variety of Swahili spoken in Katanga, “Lubumbashi Swahili” or “Katanga/Shaba Swahili.” The… read more