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Písňový text v kontextu literatury

Insitute of Czech Literature, of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
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  • Pg Slavic
  • Baltic
  • Albanian Languages And Literature
  • Literature
  • Musicology


that has since the end of the 1960s categorized the lyrics of rock songs as a distinctive genre of poetry. Most scholars concerned with rock poetry (as they themselves call it) point to a gap separating academia from rock culture. The main topic of the current article is these dividing lines, not only between literature and rock music, but also between poetry intended for reading and poetry linked to music, and indeed amongst cultural phenomena in general. The article does not claim that boundaries do not exist in the arts, but does endeavour to point out that they are far more prevalent in the minds of observers and critics than in actual fact.

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