„Jsouc v těch písních kramář (ne)jeden“ aneb obraz mlynáře v kramářských písních / Millers in songs, or The image of millers in cantastoria songs

Pages 5-16
Journal of the National Museum. History Series | 2016/185/1-2

The objective of this study is to present millers as a specific social group those image was preserved in the lyrics of cantastoria songs. By studying a few dozen songs telling of millers, we managed to identify a number of basic narratives which show millers as wealthy and influential artisans, but above all as victims of heinous murderers and robbers who were enticed by their idea of the real, or at least perceived wealth of millers.

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