Palij O. The interpretation of urban space in the Czech postmodern prose [Інтерпретація міського простору у чеській постмодерністській прозі]
Variants of interpretation of the urban space in the Czech postmodern prose are studied in the article. On the example of novels of J. Topol, J. Kratochvil, M. Ajvaz, M. Urban etc., main characteristics of the urban chronotop in compositions are examined as well as it is distinguished in its typical features: negative coloration, labyrinth character, changeability, ambivalence, mythological poetics. In the conclusion the syncretic adaptation of different chronotop models in the postmodern novel re regarded.
Czech novel, topos of the city, urban chronotop, postmodernism