Gabija Bankauskaitė

Gabija Bankauskaitė
Vilnius University · Kaunas Faculty, Institute of Languages, Literature and Translation Studies

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Introduction
A Professor of Vilnius University, Kaunas Faculty, Institute of Languages, Literature and Translation Studies. Scientific research includes a range of modern literary theory, criticism, poetics, aesthetics and interpretation, the First Lithuanian Republic’s press and advertising, the didactics of the Lithuanian language and literature, the art of speaking, woman in the history of culture as well.
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January 2017 - present
Vilnius University
Position
  • Professor (Full)
January 2017 - present
Vilnius University
Position
  • Editor
January 2017 - October 2018
Vilnius University
Position
  • Senior Researcher
Education
September 2004 - June 2005
Kaunas University of Technology
Field of study
  • Pedagogical studies. Lithuanian Language and Literature (Teacher)
January 1999 - April 2004
Vilnius University
Field of study
  • Humanities
September 1995 - June 1997
Vilnius University
Field of study
  • Humanities, Philology

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The object of this research is cultural trauma. The signs of the cultural trauma are sought in the novel „Dievų miškas“ ("Forest of The Gods", 1957) by Balys Sruoga (1896–1947). The repressions of Nazis and cultural trauma that they caused is a new subject that did not get enough attention in the field of literature. Importance of this research is...
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In interwar and post-war societies, men were required to show endurance, courage, and emotional stability, but their traumas, caused by the experience of war and the economic, political, and social realities of the post-war period, are just started to be analysed. Algirdas Jeronimas Landsbergis (1924–2004), a playwright, prose writer, editor, liter...
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The twentieth century witnessed an abundant number of traumatic events related to dark history. Trauma caused by war, occupation, exile, repression, gave rise to migration or mass murder. To rely upon Cathy Caruth (1996: 3), the concept of trauma is understood as a physical wound; however, subsequently in medicine and the literature of psychiatry,...
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This article gives an overview of modern American society’s impact on the culture of interwar Lithuania; it studies how Hollywood formed Lithuanian gender stereotypes, reflected in periodicals and advertisements (1918–1940). The influence of Hollywood culture on interwar Lithuanian stereotypes has not been studied thoroughly. This work analyses the...
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Spalio 11 dieną Vilniaus universiteto Kauno fakulteto Kalbų, literatūros ir vertimo studijų institute įvyko tarpdalykinė mokslinė Žanro konferencija. Renginio dalyves sveikino konferencijos sumanytoja ir mokslinio komiteto pirmininkė profesorė Gabija Bankauskaitė.
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The paper reviews personal letters and lyrics written by Lithuanian writer Balys Sruoga (1896–1947). The poet is distinguished for his unique writing style; his personal letters expose outstanding linguistic expression. It is not easy “to kill the author” in his poetry, to separate his lyrical subject from the poet himself. We can retrace the autho...
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The reflection of the homeland, the Lithuanian nation, the native land is very important in Antanas Vaičiulaitis’ creative work and personal correspondence. Letters, written 1924–1992 reveal a creative being, closely related to the formation of the image of Lithuania, its embodiment and the preservation of the memory of the motherland. The image of...
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Pažintis su knyga paprastai prasideda nuo viršelio, pavadinimo, šrifto, spalvinės gamos, tam tikro harmonijos pojūčio arba suvokimo, kad kažkas nedera. Antraštė, paantraštė, net žanras sufleruoja, ar autorius kūrybiškas, rafinuotas, o gal primityvus, mėgsta klasiką ar moderną... Taigi pažintis su knyga vyksta taip pat, kaip ir su žmogumi-pirmasis į...
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The publication "Memoirs and Letters of Polish Authors from Taken Lands in 19th Century – Role and Place in the Historical Research" is devoted to a historically and literary complex issue. The book publishes 27 scientific articles in Polish language, 8 in Russian language, and 6 in Ukrainian language. The publication consists of four parts. The fi...
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Do you enjoy traveling? Probably there is no person with a negative response. Some of travellers are fast collectors of famous places, while others are just observers of culture and lifestyle. The third ones simply lost in tourism gaining popularity on social networks, while some like to travel on a virtual basis... But let us just imagine positive...
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Do you enjoy traveling? Probably there is no person with a negative response. Some of travellers are fast collectors of famous places, while others are just observers of culture and lifestyle. The third ones simply lost in tourism gaining popularity on social networks, while some like to travel on a virtual basis... But let us just imagine positive...
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The present article is an extended research of the expression of normative masculinity, aiming at complementing the studies on the history of culture and advertising, and the perception of masculinity in the First Independent Republic of Lithuania as well as demonstrating the tendencies of male selfidentification process in the interwar context. Fi...
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Su ilgą kūrybos kelią nuėjusiu autoriumi apie kūrybą, gyvenimą, literatūrą ir asmeninius potyrius jaukiai šnekučiavomės Jono Jablonskio auditorijoje. Pokalbis su autoriumi buvo kitoks, nei dauguma interviu – kalbėjomės ne apie konkrečias išleistas eilėraščių, esė rinktines ar romanus ir jų temas, o apie gyvenimą ir kūrybą, apie jų sąlyčius, apie sa...
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The articles analyses a topical problem of the beginning of the 21st century, i.e. how relevant methods of teaching Lithuanian language and literature are applied during the lessons in Lithuanian and foreign schools with regard to the changing content of educational paradigms. The first part of the article discusses the concept of paradigm and theo...
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The paper analyzes the letters and autobiographies of Lithuanian women writers of XIX–XX centuries. These genres are gathered together and referred to as “egodocuments”. The term was used in Lithuania about twenty years ago, but it did not catch on, because there are some synonyms (autobiographical texts, autobiographical writings, intimate writing...
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The action research on pedagogical practice improvement allows the teacher to constantly reflect on his/her activity, analyse the knowledge and skill development of students, foresee the future methods of work. The research encourages to better the activities of teacher-researchers and students participating in this action research. It is called ex...
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Juozas Keliuotis (1902–1983) was a famous public figure in the interwar Lithuania: a neo-catholic, a creative translator, a critic, a journalist and editor. His critical texts are related to all branches of literaturology. Keliuotis’s literary theory and criticism are referred to by contemporary critics in their articles even today. The object of t...
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The analysis of this article focuses on normative interwar masculinity images. As advertising is an integral part of modern society revealing its face, the analysis is based on press advertisements collected from interwar magazines. Hegemonic features such as: a super man, a successful careerist, the man of a family, a hedonistic and narcissistic m...
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Nuo Aristotelio laikų žanras buvo viena pagrindinių literatūros teorijos sąvokų. Literatūros žanro samprata, funkcijos ir vertybiniai aspektai formavo daugumą pasaulinės literatūros ir kritikos tekstų. Žanro sampratos transformacijas paskatino modernioji literatūra. Naujosios žiniasklaidos priemonės dar labiau pakurstė abejones dėl tradicinės žanro...
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In the paper through a mythical aspect of archetypicality, meanings and symbolism of water, the novel “The Field of Stones” by the Lithuanian writer Antanas Vaičiulaitis (1906–1992) is analysed. The analysis is grounded on the conception of mythical thinking developed by J. Puhvel and E. Meletinskij, and the definition of an arche-typal model by C....
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Antano Vaičiulaičio Italijos vaizdai – neeilinė knyga lietuvių literatūroje. 1949 metais pasirodžiusi Štutgarte, mažo formato, minkštais viršeliais, ant plono popieriaus, be abejo, buvo ne tik pastebėta išeivijos, bet ir pažymėta – 1951 metų balandžio 1 dieną pirmąja Lietuvių rašytojų draugijos JAV grožinės literatūros premija.
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In the article the principles of text analysis within the limits of thematic criticism are applied to investigate Nelė Mazalaitė’s (1907–1993) novel “In the mist” (Lith. „Migloje“). The main implications of the text, related with the theme of the sea, as projected by the artificial consciousness, are observed. The leitmotif of the sea is analyzed t...
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The article aims to analyze the egodocuments by Šatrijos Ragana. Using categories defined by Philipe Lejeune which determine autobiography as a genre, Ragana‘s letters written from 1895 to 1930 (about 400 letters in total) are investigated. The results of the research enables us to speak about an interim genre, i.e. The letter-autobiography, or the...
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Mokomoji knyga skirta pirmiausia lietuvių kalbos ir literatūros dalykų mokytojams, taip pat ir kitų dalykų mokytojams, kurie domisi dalyko didaktika ir savo pedagoginės veiklos tobulinimo tyrimu. Ši knyga galėtų talkinti ir rengiant lituanistus įvairiose šalies aukštosiose mokyklose. Autorės plačiai aprašo mokymo metodus, pateikia veiklos tobulinim...
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Advertising appealing to senses is satiated with the dream of immortality. The society striving for an eternal state of mythical youth lives in the reality of theatre and manipulations. On the one hand, advertising offers certain society life models through myth, archetypical symbols. On the other hand, culture of global observation, watching chang...
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Advertising appealing to senses is satiated with the dream of immortality. The society striving for an eternal state of mythical youth lives in the reality of theatre and manipulations. On the one hand, advertising offers certain society life models through myth, archetypical symbols. On the other hand, culture of global observation, watching chang...
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MAČIULIS-MAIRONIS, Jonas. Pavasario balsai. 1920 metų leidimo maketo fotografinė kopija. Rengėja ir įvadinio teksto autorė Virginija Babonaitė. Kaunas: Naujasis lankas, 2014, 246 p.
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Maironio lietuvių literatūros muziejuje birželio mėnesio pabaigoje buvo pristatytas penktasis "Pavasario balsų" dokumentinis leidimas. Fotografuoti rankraščiai, faksimiliniai maketai ir jų leidiniai pirmiausia pasakoja apie asmenybę, jos istoriją. Kaip teigia Paulius Subačius, dokumentinė „reto leidinio publikacija tiek žinovams, tiek plačiajai vis...
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This article1 focuses on the parallels between the metaphorical worlds of two writers, namely, the Lithuanian poet Henrikas Radauskas and the Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke. The methodology of this article is based on the theory of the metaphor-symbol elaborated by Paul Ricoeur. The metaphor is ambivalently related to the symbol. According to Ric...
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The paper analyzes the popular and humorous Lithuanian interwar periodical “Wasp” (1929–1932). The journal discusses the irony based discourse issues. It was formed by a group of avant-gardist authors of the periodical, such as: Kazys Binkis, Teofilis Tilvytis, Augustinas Gricius. They used the text as the sting of irony. Avant-garde writers critic...
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The paper analyzes the popular and humorous Lithuanian interwar periodical “Wasp” (1929–1932). The journal discusses the irony based discourse issues. It was formed by a group of avant-gardist authors of the periodical, such as: Kazys Binkis, Teofilis Tilvytis, Augustinas Gricius. They used the text as the sting of irony. Avant-garde writers critic...
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The book is intended for anyone who is willing to speak publicly and want to influence their language and convince a particular listener. The book discusses rhetoric as a linguistic science, talks about the personality of the orator, introduces the types of public languages, overviews the stages of language preparation, techniques and the developme...
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The object of the paper is Balys Sruoga’s articles in theatre criticism written in 1930–1940. The paper aims at the analysis of the main theatrical problems as distinguished by the critic. In Volume 10 and Volume 11 of The Selected Works Sruoga reveals himself in a new role. He speaks not as a writer–poet or novelist–playwright, but as a publicist–...
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This paper presents the analysis of place names of Labūnava (Kėdainiai district, Lithuania). Toponyms are discussed according to the following classes: oikonyms, hydronyms, agronyms, drymonyms, oronyms, hodonyms and other place names. All toponyms are divided into primary and secondary ones, the latter are subdivided into the suffix, prefix and fle...
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Gruodžio 13 dieną Vilniaus universiteto Kauno humanitariniame fakultete Sociokultūrinių tyrimų centro mokslo darbuotoja dr. Jurga Jonutytė pristatė savo pirmąją knygą, monografiją „Tradicijos sąvokos kaita“ (Vilniaus universiteto leidykla, 2011). Vakaro svečius ir autorę nuoširdžiai sveikino VU KHF dekanas prof. dr. Saulius Gudas, Sociokultūrinių t...
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This article aims to add to the study of the culture, advertising history, and conception of woman of the first Republic of Lithuania. It examines articles and advertisements for women published from 1920–1940 in the periodicals “Naujoji romuva”, “Moteris” and “Naujas žodis.” The image of woman demanded by the traditional society was in large part...
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This article aims to add to the study of the culture, advertising history, and conception of woman of the first Republic of Lithuania. It examines articles and advertisements for women published from 1920–1940 in the periodicals “Naujoji romuva”, “Moteris” and “Naujas žodis.”The image of woman demanded by the traditional society was in large part f...
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Political, economic, social, and cultural transformations put forward new challenges and requirements for communication in general. As social context lays a stress on effective oral communication, the paper contains the theoretical analysis of communicative competence and the analysis of the results of a survey of students‘ attitudes towards the im...
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CONTENTS I. PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS Loreta Ulvydienė, Giedrė Drėgvaitė (Lithuania). Linguistic Experience as the Projection of Urban Cognition in Literature...11 Saule Altybayeva (Kazakhstan). Neomythologism of the Modern Kazakh Prose: Polycultural Discourse and Art Prospect Search...27 Michał Mazurkiewicz (Poland). The Nature of Ritual... 40 II....
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CONTENTS I. PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS Michał Mazurkiewicz (Poland). Sport versus Religion... 11 Natalia А. Kuzmina (Russia). Poetry Book as a Supertext... 19 Jonė Grigaliūnienė (Lithuania). Possessive Constructions as a Purely Linguistic Phenomenon?... 31 II. FACTS AND REFLECTIONS Aleksandras Krasnovas, Aldona Martinonytė (Lithuania). Symbolizing of...
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The main aim of this work is to explore the functions of the tree in the novellas of the Lithuanian writer Antanas Vaičiulaitis (1906–1992). The first part of the paper deals with the main concepts of the World Tree in the universal mythology and heathenish religion of Lithuanians; we feel it necessary to explore the functions and the equivalents o...
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The paper focuses on the magazine New Romuva which is considered to be a part of Lithuanian cultural heritage since it dealt with cultural and educational issues of that time. The aim of the paper is to analyse 60 advertisements which show up in cultural values. The rationale lies behind the fact that cultural values were considered to be underpinn...
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CONTENTS I. PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS Isabel Íñigo-Mora, Gloria Álvarez-Benito (Spain). Gestures and Words in Political Discourse: a Case Study of the Obama-McCain Encounter... 11 Vadim V. Dementyev (Russia). Anecdote in the Era of Censorship: Types of Public Representation (Experience of Diachronic Analysis of Anecdots on the Material of the Magazin...
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CONTENTS I. PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS Jurga Cibulskienė (Lithuania). Are Ideologies Reflected in Metaphors?...11 Lara N. Sinelnikova (Russia). The Addresser as an Alter Ego of the Addressee...26 II. FACTS AND REFLECTIONS Oleg N. Grinbaum (Russia). Chapter 3 in Pushkin’s Novel Eugene Onegin: Rhythm and Sense in Tatiana Larina’s Letter ... 43 Jadvyga...
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Mokomoji knyga – bandymas ateiti į pagalbą humanitarinių disciplinų mokytojams, kurie domisi dalyko didaktika ir savo pedagoginės veiklos tobulinimo tyrimu. Ji galėtų talkinti ir rengiant lituanistus įvairiose šalies aukštosiose mokyklose.
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The worldviews of Rainer Maria Rilke’s poetry and Father Stanislovas’ sermons appear to be strikingly similar. We can come across of Rilke’s ideas in almost all sermons written by the Capuchin monk. They are recurrent in one or another way in the whole cycle of Father Stanislovas’ sermons About Love and Service written in the period of 1961-1996. T...
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CONTENTS I. PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS Danguolė Melnikienė (Lithuania). The Issue of the Addressee in Receptive and Productive Dictionaries...11 Eleonora Lassan (Lithuania). The Time of Losers...21 Yelena G. Zadvornaya (Belarus). Russian Litanies: Types and Characteristics of the Genre...35 Evgeny E. Anikin (France). The 2008 US Presidential Election...
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CONTENTS I. DISCOURSE: THE RESEARCH PROBLEMS OF GENERATION, PERCEPTION AND IMPACT Agnieszka Miksza (Poland). The Politics of Reading and Writing. Jeanette Winterson’s Dialogue with Herself and the Reader... 11 Olga Glebova (Poland). Recontextualisation as an Interpretive Strategy in Contemporary Novelistic Discourse ... 19 Wojciech Majka (Poland)....
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The article reviews personal letters written by Lithuanian writer Balys Sruoga (1896-1947). In the analysis the emphasis is put on some aspects of etiquette and forms of salutation used by the author. The salutations collected are classified according to morphological and lexical characteristics. Taking into consideration these aspects, Sruoga uses...
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CONTENTS I. PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS Joanna Korzeniewska-Berczyńska (Poland). The Communicational Aspect of Polish Political Discourse...11 Oleg N. Grinbaum (Russia). The Plot Heralds or Harmony and Metaphor in the Development of the Novel Evgenij Onegin by Pushkin...20 Virginija Jurėnienė (Lithuania). Lithuanian Women’s Aspirations for Presidency ....
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The literary works by Lithuanian prose writers in the period of World Wars have not been extensively analyzed so far. Recently more and more attention has been devoted to it. Some writers of that period were eliminated from the history of Lithuanian prose, some were deported to Siberia in the Soviet times; however, their prose has not been repeated...
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Following the conception of activated Modernity epistemy (M. Foucault, F. Jameson, P. Childs), the article typologizes and corrects the conception of literary modernism as well as discusses its polysemy. According to the postmodern view, strict time sections cannot be applied to the development of culture and literature; therefore, the postmodern t...
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The object of the research are features of Balys Sruoga‘s works of literary criticism and lyrics of 1911 – 1929. In 1911 first letters, poems, critical essays, translations were published. For almost two decades he wrote poems, librettos, translated classical and modernist poetry, analysed and assessed Lithuanian culture and literature. After 1929...
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The Modernist version of Sruoga's lyrics, which was moulded between the poetics of Romanticism and Expressionism is stylistically heterogeneous and marks the general paradigm of the early Lithuanian Modernism. Employing abundant solar symbols Sruoga established links with the Russian Symbolism and expressed a person's essential values: spirituality...
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