Medycyna ludowa, gusla
i zabobony jako metody lecznicze stosowane w XXI wieku.
He describes repeated encounters with a deathless man whose "condition" he refused to accept, and how, as a boy, he transferred his love for The Jungle Book's Shere Khan to the fugitive zoo tiger who lurked outside his Orthodox village, terrifying its inhabitants while charming an abused young wife, a deaf-mute Muslim, taunted as the "tiger's wife." But as with most frame tales, this novel's vivid center is its stories: Darisa the Bear, Luka the butcher and would-be gusla
, his ill-fated wife, and the tiger himself feel more intensely alive than Natalia and her grandfather.
(1) Dans son article, Met continue a commenter l'importance de cette nouvelle: "La Morte amoureuse, tout en faisant figure d'hapax dans la production de Gautier qui ne reprendra jamais ce theme, peut ainsi etre tenu pour le premier grand texte francais portant integralement et explicitement sur un cas de vampirisme--si l'on excepte le domaine theatral ou Nodier et consorts se sont deja illustres, et des tentatives eparses, telles que La Gusla
de Merimee (1827), ou la question est abordee de maniere non negligeable, mais isolee" (267).
, a bowed string instrument of the Balkans.
Will Nediger's gusla
and gusli, according to Webster's Third, are related etymologically as well as being quite different stringed instruments, one bowed, one with keyboard.