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Conceptions of decay in Czech and Bulgarian national mythology

  title={Conceptions of decay in Czech and Bulgarian national mythology},
  author={D. Dragneva},
Degeneration is an explanatory instrument that helps disperse and sustain fear.1 Nineteenth-century national mythopoeia, the Czech and Bulgarian included. was focused on the creation of a sense of national belonging in other words, it had to posit mythologies of generation. The idea that something needs to be created and preserved as a defence against others, for example other nations. however, suggests an immanent threat that it could be or had been subjected to infection, decay - or death. In… 


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