A “fascinating fake”: on the origin of a street song
This article proves that the song “When we met, bird cherry tree was in bloom”, which is traditionally perceived as a piece of urban folklore, is an authored work.
лира: сб. тюремных и лагерных песен / сост. Я. Вайскопф. Иерусалим, 1981.
фольклор: [сайт] / сост. И. Ефимов....
Folklore texts in teaching Russian as a foreign language: The perception of Russian folk tales
This article addresses the problems of appropriate perception and decoding of a folklore text in the process of learning Russian as a foreign language. The author analyses the image and concept-related cultural difficulties faced by foreigners when studying Russian folk tales. The article identifies the differences in perceiving ...
Criminal songs: The hero and the plot
The criminal song is considered as a phenomenon of urban folklore functionally linked to the criminal community as an archaic subculture. The author characterises the plot structure of the criminal song: the system-building characters, their plot function, and typical motives. The article poses the question ...
The modifications of the fairy tale genre in the modern Czech literature: The case of A. Mikulka O jelenovi s kulometem and J. Černický’s O Sasance
... author’s fairy tale genre in the modern Czech literature. On the one hand, writers take into account the traditions of the 20th century Czech author’s fairy tale, which was developed by many other Czech authors. In Mikulka’s works, elements of folklore fairy tale are interpreted based on the principles of surrealism, grotesque, language game, and nonsense literature. On the other hand, modern author’s fairy tale interacts with the genres of legend, myth, parable, and literary phantasy (Černický)....
Children’s subculture as a component of social development of older pre-school children
5. Каверин В. А. Два капитана. Калининград, 1982. Т. 1.
сhildren’s subculture, sociocultural experience, psychological culture, communicative component of children’s subculture, children’s folklore
The image of a doll in Latvian and Russian traditional folklore texts: the aspect of ritual practices
This article offers a comparative analysis of the image of a doll in the Russian and Latvian folklore traditions and examines the dialogue between the national cultures. The author emphasise the presence of the image in Russian and Latvian folklore texts and compares its functional features. The major difference in representing the image of a ...