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Hučková, Dana Mgr., CSc.

Senior researcher / Department of Literary History / Department of Textology and Digital Humanities / Editor-in-Chief of the journal Slovenská literatúra (Slovak Literature)
A senior researcher, a member of the Department of the Literary History and the Department of textology and digital humanities projects at the Institute of Slovak Literature of the Slovak Academy of Sciences. In the period 2007 - 2019 the director of the Institute of the Slovak Literature SAS.

Dana Hučková's research is dedicated to modernism and modernity in Slovak literature at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, with particular emphasis on the relationship and interaction between literary and socio-political context. She has published monographs and articles on the poetry, prose and drama of Slovak modernism and its key authors. She is oriented on the fields of thematology, genre studies, gender studies and memory studies.

Monographs: Dušan Dušek (2002), Hľadanie moderny (Searching for the Modern School, 2009), Kontexty Slovenskej moderny (Contexts of the Slovak Modern School, 2014)

Co-author and co-editor: Modernizmus v pohybe (Modernism in Motion, 2019)

Editor: Ivan Krasko: Básnické dielo (I. Krasko: Poetry, 2005), an anthology Slovenská moderna (Slovak Modern School, 2011), Ladislav Ballek: Južná pošta. Pomocník (L. Ballek: Southern Post. Assistant, 2007), Slovník diel slovenskej literatúry 19. storočia (Dictionary of 19th Century Slovak Literary Works, together with R. Chmel, 2009), Albín Bagin: Krása približnosti (A. Bagin: Beauty of Approximation, together with O. Vaneková, 2010), Sondy do slovenskej literatúry 19. storočia (Insights into the 19th Century Slovak Literature, together with P. Zajac, 2011), Krátka próza druhej polovice 19. storočia (Short Fiction of the Second Half of the 19th Century, 2012), Ján Smrek: Básnické dielo (J. Smrek: Poetry, 2014), Ivan Kusý: Starý Vajanský (I. Kusý: Old Vajanský, 2014), Almanach Napred 1871 (Forward : National entertainment almanac of Slovak youth for 1871; 2021)