On the Pushkin text in the poetry of Perestroika
This article is devoted to Perestroika poets referring to the Pushkin text as a ‘tuning fork’ in reconfiguring poetics. The study aims to show that, in this case, intertextual connection create a special text-within-a-text. The corpus, intertextual, and compositional methods are used to analyse Pushkin-invoking texts by Yuri Arabov, Vladimir Druk, Timur Kibirov, and other poets. It is concluded that these authors perceive Pushkin’s poetry as a lexicon whose units can be used for building countless...
Kononov’s “Tripartite Sibling”: Prerequisites for intertextuality
... citation writing and the postmodernism worldview and literary strategies of postmodernism. The short story’s intertextual poetics is determined by the patterns of the author’s literary world. The identifies the structural and functional features of intertext in the “Tripartite Sibling” short story, as well as its role in the poetic whole of the work.
1. Кононов Н. Трехчастный сиблинг // Кононов Н. Саратов. М., 2012. С. 87—102.
2. Арутюнова ...
Realisation of the pragmatic potential of intertextuality in political discourse
The article discusses the pragmatic potential of inter-textual inclusions in political discourse and how this potential is determined by the commonly shared precedent knowledge held in the cognitive base of all the members of the society. The paper touches upon the notion of precedent texts which have a unique system of commonly shared mental images and associations easily elicited in native speakers’ consciousness. That makes it possible for the politician to create a common discourse space, shared...
Some characteristics of the blog discourse
The article is aimed at the problem of knowledge representations in the blog discourse. It explores the structure and some characteristics of the blogs of several media sites in English. The dialogue and intertextual characteristics of the blog discourse are analyzed.
Семантика. Стилистика. Интертекстуальность: сб. ст. /науч. ред. Г.
Е. Бухаркин. СПб., 1999.
The hermeneutics of literary modelling and intertext in L. Leonov’s novel The Pyramid
... Открытое произведение. Форма и неопределенность в современной поэтике. СПб., 2006.
9. Jauss H. R. Aesthetische Erfahrung und litteratische Hermeneutik. München, 1977.
hermeneutics, intertext, reception, philosophical prose, L. Leonov
“Svetotomy” N. М. Kononov and Plato’s “The feast”: a dialogue of cultures
The article is devoted to comparative analysis of N. M. Kononov’s short story “Svetotomiy” and Plato’s dialogue “The feast”. The research aims at identifying intertextual links between these text while the analysis establishes the dialogic nature of the texts on a conceptual level and they are united by the motifs of Feast and Love. The feasting narrative in Plato’s dialogue is a celebration of the elite, described in the traditions of ethics and philosophy of antiquity. The characters...
John Bunyan’s allegoric tradition in Clive Staples Lewis’s novel The Pilgrim’s Regress
... the author to speak plainly about complex things: he explores the cultur¬al attitudes of a 20th-century person from the perspective of the Christ-centric axiological system of the Middle Ages. This article considers Lewis’s novel as a complicated intertext, which both serves as a palimpsest of John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress and enters into dialogue with it. The study identifies the pre-texts of Lewis’s intertextual novel. The interrelation between Lewis’s and Bunyan’s texts, which ...
The intertexteme as an instrument in the past — present — future dialogical space of urbanism practices: an intersemiotic analysis of graffiti and inscriptions in Gdansk and Kaliningrad
... Moscow (in Russ.).
Mokienko, V. M. and Sidorenko, K. P., 1999. Slovar' krylatykh slov i vyrazheniy Pushkina. [Dictionary of winged words and expressions of Pushkin]. St. Petersburg (in Russ.).
Parshin, P. B., 2001. Types, functions and sources of intertext in mass communication. In: M. N. Volodina and M. L. Remneva, eds. Yazyk sredstv massovoy informatsii kak ob"yekt mezhdistsiplinarnogo issledovaniya [Language of the media as an object of interdisciplinary research]. Moscow. pp. 84—85 ...
Nikolai Kononov’s ‘Ceylon Island’: the poetics of mystification
... Чехов). Остров Цейлон //
Золотоносов М. Другой Чехов: По ту сторону принципа женофобии. М., 2007.
Likhina N. E.
mystification, receptions of Chekhov, linguopoetics, intertext, stylisation, author’s mask, eroticism
The mythopoetics of Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel The buried giant
In this article, I investigate the poetics of the novel The buried giant by Kazuo Ishiguro and consider artistic images that tend to actualise mythological poetics in the literary text. I pay particular attention both to the re-creation of elements of mythological origin in the context of the novel and to new semantic meanings emerging through the reconsideration of the myth in the mind of the author. I address the problem of defining the genre of the novel, which has not yet received a single...
Ex ungue leonem: intertextual links between Nikolai Kononov’s novel Parade and Jorge Luis Borges’s story Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
The article states that a short story “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius” (1940) by Jorge Luis Borges is the pretext of Nikolay Kononv’s novel “Parade” (2015). The author shows, how Kononov reproduces and, at the same time, develops the main themes from Borges’ story, resorting to geographical and anagrammatic codes, the principle of metaphorical reflection and a play upon words. The researcher interprets the hidden codes in the novel “Parade”, deciphers the names of characters, reveals...
Eschatological intertexts in E.Wichert’s report from “Dead forest”
The authors analyse the complex genre specificity of the art report “Der Totenwald”, written by Ernst Wiechert after his imprisonment in Buchenwald concentration camp. Three basic intertextual links of this text with Dante’s “The Divine Comedy”, Dostoevsky’s “The House of the Dead” and “Revelation of John” are considered. The authors emphasize the issue of two disjunctive ontologies, forming two fundamental cultural codes of the artistic process in the culture of Germany and Russia...
Text filiation in S. Dovlatov's fiction (article two)
The author analyses S. D. Dovlatov’s prose and examines the littlestudied intertextual process of filiation. The filial offshoot of a literary text is related to, and separate from, the initial text and is written by the same author. The study presents a ‘working’ definition of filiation and outlines its basic principles — a creative use of clichés, text reduplication, and the employment of the parent text’s ‘genomes’.
1. Барт Р. Избранные работы: Семиотика...
The science of love and a classical university: Nikolay Kononov’s short story ‘Anastasia’s Amnesia
... et de quelques autre ‘proses’ inclassable // Le premier quinquennat de la prose russe du XXIe siècle. P., 2006. P. 347—357.
Dmitrovskaya M. A., Degtyarenko K. A.
N. Kononov, ‘Anastasia’s Amnesia’, university prose, conceptual system, intertext, Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin, pun, multi-language code, anagram, egography, autobiography
Don Carlos by F. Schiller in the translation of A. Mickiewicz and in the context of the Legend of the Grand Inquisitor by F. M. Dostoevsky
... transoceaniczne. T. I. Dostojewski — nasz współczesny. Warszawa, 2010. S. 91—98.
10. Schiller F. Werke : in 5 Bdn. Berlin, 1981. T. 3.
Maltsev L. A.
Schiller, Don Carlos, Mickiewicz, Dostoevsky, contacts, genetic ties, typological approaches, intertext
Communicative and pragmatic nature of intertextuality in English political discourse
The article discusses the communicative and pragmatic nature of intertextuality in political discourse, realized by different intertextual inclusions: allusions perform thematic functions in utterances specifying the thematic line in discourse while citations and phraseological units are used to form rhematic progressions, the aim of which is to provide new information about the theme. The theme-rheme sequence contributes to textual coherence; it facilitates a better understanding of the text and...
Text filiation in S. D. Dovlatov’s fiction (article one)
This article considers SD Dovlatov’s prose to examine the little-studied intertextual process of filiation. The filial offshoot of a literary text is related to, and separate from, the initial text and is written by the same author. The study presents a ‘working’ definition of filiation and outlines its basic principles — a creative use of clichés, text reduplication, and the employment of the parent text’s ‘genomes’.
1. Барт Р. Избранные работы: Семиотика...
Neither more nor less: the grounds for A.Skidan’s system
... Ефрона. СПб., 1890—1907. URL:
(дата обращения: 20.03.2017).
Alexander Skidan, philosophical and artistic system, “giving/gift” concept, multilanguage code, anagram, intertext, semantic invariant, variants
The idea of destiny and its intertextual projections in ‘fairstory’ in “The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye” by A. Byatt
... organization of these poetical paradigms in the text, the center of which is the idea of Destiny. It is reflected not only in the plot twists and turns, but also in the formation of characters, the creation of the book composition, as well as in numerous intertexts.
1. Байетт А. С. Джинн в бутылке из стекла «соловьиный глаз» / пер. И. Тогоевой // Иностранная литература. 1995. № 10. С. 145—199.
2. Женетт Ж. Работы ...
The role of intertextuality in the formation of the opposition soul-body in Nikolai Kononov's «Eugenia's Genius»
The authors examine intertextual links between N. Kononov's story «Eugenia's Genius» (1998) and the myth of Cupid and Psyche from Apuleius «Metamorphoses, or The Golden Ass» by Apuleius, »Light breath» by I. A. Bunin and Roman M. Kundera's «The Unbearable Lightness of Being». The authors explore the role of these relations in the formation of the artistic concepts of «soul» and «body» in N. Kononov's works. The authors аnalyse similarities of N. Kononov's texts with the above mentioned...
The ABC of incidents: On "Notes and Statements" M. by L.Gasparov (second article)
The article studies Gasparov's views on the issues of creativity, its deep roots and connected to this the structure of the creative personality. It also examines Gasparov's attitude to literary text translation, text interaction, the national element in the structure of the creative personality. In general, "Notes and statements" by M. Gasparov is analyzed as a literary phenomenon.
1. Автономова Н. С. Открытая структура: Якобсон — Бахтин...
Three centuries of Russian poetry: On the intertextual field of N. Kononov’s story
... подтексте // Тарановский К. О поэзии и поэтике. М., 2000. С. 13—39.
10. A-pesni. Песенник анархиста-подпольщика : [сайт]. URL:
(дата обращения: 18.07.2015).
intertext, intertextuality, citation, allusion, Russian postmodernism
On the correlation between the terms poly-discoursivity and inter-discoursivity
Based on a word formation analysis of the ‘poly-discursivity’ nomination, the author stresses its superiority over other synonymous terms used in the Russian research literature. Poly-discursivity and inter-discursivity are considered as different aspects of the same phenomenon. The proposed definition is based on the meaning most often associated with the term in the research literature.
1.Бахтин М. М. Формы времени и хронотопа в романе // Бахтин...
The numerological code in Nikolai Kononov’s short story “Tripartite Sibling”
... анархиста-подпольщика : [сайт]. URL: http://a-pesni. org/ww2/oficial/3tankista.php (дата обращения: 24.06.15).
Nikolai Kononov, “Tripartite sibling”, numerological code, pronoun system, language game, anagram, intertext.
A system of oppositions in A. Grin’s short story «Fandango» and their game transformations
9. Фасмер М. Этимологический словарь русского языка : в 4 т. М., 1986. Т. 1.
10. Heine H. Buch der Lieder. Hamburg, 1827.
A. Grin, M. Lermontov, oppositions in meaning, anagram, intertext, interlinguistic anagrammatic code, language game
Rūdolfs Blaumanis, Hermann Sudermann and others: The images of time in the dialogue of texts
... соч. : в 6 т. М., 1992. Т. 3.
6. Википедия : свободная энциклопедия : [сайт]. URL: http://ru.wikipedia.org (дата обращения: 01.06.2014).
Blaumanis, Sudermann, Aitmatiov, Astafyev, intertext, literary interaction.
Discursive features of intertextual elements
This paper deals with the discourse properties of quotations used in the English-language media discourse. Based on an analysis, the author comes to a conclusion that the discourse properties of quotations significantly affect the process of interpreting the media discourse.
1. Масленникова А. А. Лингвистическая интерпретация скрытых смыслов. СПб., 1999.
2. Dijk T. A. van. The Study of Discourse // Discourse as Structure and Process. Discourse...
Adrian the Undertaker (the subtexts and pretexts of Nikolai Kononov’s novel The Flaneur)
....com/fiche.php?q=Casque-Francais-Adrian-Mle-15 (дата обращения: 17.04.2013).
9. Davydov S. Pushkin's Merry Undertaking and «The Coffinmaker» // Slavic Review. 1985. Vol. 44. № 1.
Dmitrovskaya M., Demenyev I.
Nikolay Kononov, Flaneur, intertext, anagram, Emperor Hadrian, A. S. Pushkin’s “The Undertaker”