The ways to increase motivation for learning literary Russian language
This article describes the ways to generate motivation for learning literary Russian. Classical literary texts and works of Kaliningrad writers are considered as a means to develop the students’ emotional ... ... 2003.
3. Симкин С. Х. От моря сего… : стихи. Калининград, 1996.
Russian as a foreign language, literary language, fiction, interlingustic contacts, terminology
Dronova A., Ovchinnikiva L.
On the metalinguistic functions of a natural language in literary texts
This article considers the relevant linguistic problem of metalinguistic potential of a natural language and its functions in a literary text in the case of the Russian language. The Russian language and natural languages in general act as a universal cognitive model capable of describing different codes presented in literary texts
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History in Transcription and Transcription as History: Charles Bally in Soviet Linguistics
... describes the results of a systemic study into the history of conveying the name of the Swiss linguist Charles Bally by the means of Russian transcription, in the 20th-century linguistic discussions. The author reconstructs the history of introducing Charles ... ....
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On the problem of cultural reference of proverbs (the Russian proverbs with images of clothing)
... reveals cultural and linguistic limitations on the variability of clothing items in proverbs. The author describes cultural constants captured in the names of clothing items used in proverbs. Such constants are defined as essential for understanding the Russian mentality.
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The Conjunction Functions of the Particle tolko: A Conjunction Particle vs a Conjunction Analogue
..., and a conjunction analogue conveying the meaning of the total result. All these variants have semantic and constructive subtypes.
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The concept “people” in A. S. Shishkov’s manifestoes in the discourse of the Patriotic War of 1812
The Patriotic War of 1812 is an event that influenced the formation of the Russian national consciousness. At that time, imperial and class identities coexisted. With the de facto ban on discussing ... ... made it possible to place Shishkov’s texts in a broader historical context, tracing their origins in the discussions on the language of the beginning of the 19th century and determining their impact on the subsequent process of nation-building. Being ...
The text in the context of the Tartu Semiotic School: problems and prospects
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Gasparov, B. M., 1975b. The ...
Indirect translation: Main trends in practice and research
... question considers selected details of ITr processes as well as the methods used in identifying most probable mediating texts and languages. The article ends with a brief consideration of prospects for research on ITr training. The what question concerns terminological ... ... The interlinear and the measure of accuracy. In: M. Gasparov. O russkoi poezii. Analizy. Interpretatsii. Kharakteristiki [On Russian Poetry: Analyzes, Interpretations, Characteristics]. Moscow: Azbuka, pp. 363—372.
Genette, G., 1997. Paratexts: thresholds ...
Hybrid texts as a form of interaction between avant-garde artistic and political discourses
... texts while distinguishing between the linguistic, genre, multimodal, and multimedia types of hybridization. Special cases of language hybrids are onomatopoeic hybrids, which are based on the sounds of hostilities; hybrid words formed with a hyphen or ... ... Poetika [Stylistics. Theory of poetic speech. Poetic]. Moscow (in Russ.).
Gur'yanova, N. A., 2010. Avant-garde and ideology. Russian Literature, 67 (3—4), pp. 365—402 (in Russ.).
Deleuze, G., 1998. Logika smysla [The logic of meaning]. Moscow (in ...
Historical perspective on the word gospoda as a form of address
Using the method of corpus analysis, this article explores the history of the Russian honorific gospoda and related forms of address: damy i gospoda, gospoda-tovarischi, and other noun-noun and adjective-noun ... ... [Dictionary of Russian speech etiquette]. Moscow (in Russ.).
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‘Reaching out’ beyond the text: philosophical notes
... divide between the humanities approach and the philosophical approach to the text lies in their methods. I emphasise that language has a synthesizing role within the philosophical approach to the text. Finally, I draw attention to the ‘science of ... ... literatura XX—XXI vekov: problemy teorii i metodologii izucheniya [Materials of the International Scientific Conference: Russian Literature of the 20
Centuries: Problems of Theory and Methodology of Study]. Moscow, 10—11 November ...
Mapping Poetic Bilingualism in Europe: Language Contacts and Cultural Transfers
... two or more cultural and/or linguistic spaces at the same time and thus making transfers across the boundaries of different languages easier, more efficient, and more conscious, multilingual poets serve as exemplary agents of cultural transfer. This ... ... Semiotics], 1, p. 219—235.
8. Sokolova, O. V., 2015. Concepts of "ecumenical " and "universal" language in the Russian and American avant-garde. Kritika i semiotika [Criticism and Semiotics], 1, p. 268—283.
9. Sokolova, O. V., Feshchenko,...
Translation of sociolect texts
A moment's reflection suffices to convince one that no language is homogeneous, being represented by a set of language variants or language existential forms, reflecting the heterogeneous ... ... research addresses the fundamental issue of variability within a language and aims at studying the specific fragment of the Russian language of the XXth century — Soviet camp sociolect within the frameworks of contrastive sociolectology. Sociolect ...
The typological features of the anthroponymicon across different genres of Old Russian literary texts
This article examines Old Russian literary texts of the ancient period from the perspective of the origin and development of the Slavic given names stemming ... ... the Ancient Rus literature]. Available at:
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anthroponym, Old Russian language, loanwords, phonetic adaptation
Kuzennaya T. F.
Teaching colloquial Russian as a foreign language
This article considers the problems pertaining to the need to teach not only the literary language but also the basics of colloquial Russian to international students of Russian philology. The colloquialisation of public communication, the development and availability of the Internet, and the intensification of tourist contacts result in the modification of programmes of teaching Russian ...
The image of N. M. Karamzin in Russian poetry
... are virtually no specialized studies into the creation of poetic image of N. Karamzin in late 18th — early 19th centuries in Russian literature; though it is the expressiveness and imagery of poetry which can have a great impact on the myths in public ... ..., A. S. Pushkin, V. L. Pushkin, N. M. Yazykov, A. N. Maykov, F. I. Tyutchev). N. Karamzin is depicted in poetry as a Russian language reformer; the one who brought harmony into the ‘nature’ of Russian language; a discoverer, ‘Columbus’ of Russian ...
A synthesis of genres in Andrey Bolotov’s memoirs
Although the genre status of the memoirs of the Russian writer Andrei T. Bolotov has been repeatedly raised in the literature, it has never merited a separate study. This article ... ... perevedennykh s inostrannykh yazykov [Thoughts and impartial judgments about novels both original Russian and translated from foreign languages]. RO IRLI F. 537. № 14 (in Russ.).
Bolotov, A. T., 1772. Opisanie moei ezdy v Shadskuyu derevnyu [Description of my ...
On the Dual Role of the Translator of Poetry and the Division of Roles
... create ‘their own’ texts. It is obvious that they cannot distance themselves completely from their poetic selves and their language personalities. At the same time, translators of poetry must convey the linguistic features of the original. This requires ... ... sovremennoi angloyazychnoi poezii na russkii yazyk v aspekte potentsial'nosti [Translations of modern English language poetry into Russian in the aspect of potentiality]. Cand. philol. sci. diss. Moscow.
8. Fateeva, N. A., 2000. Kontrapunkt intertekstual'nosti,...
Images of Paradise in the Russian Poetry of the End of the 20th Century
... figurative representations inherent in the poetic generation of the 1980-2000s. The study is based on the material of the poetry of Russian meta-realists — A. Parshchikov, I. Zhdanov, A. Eremenko, A. Dragomoschenko, V. Aristov, S. Soloviev, Ye. Danin, and ... ... letters, comments]. Moscow (in Russ.).
Severskaya, O. I., 2007. Yazyk poeticheskoi shkoly: sotsiolekt, idiolekt, idiostil' [The language of the poetic school: sociolect, idiolect, idiostyle]. Moscow (in Russ.).
Solov'ev, S., 2010. V storone [On the side]....
Formal terms of reproach in Russian discourse
This article is concerned with the formal terms of reproach in Russian discourse and the corpus methods of their identification. Theoretically, it builds on the thesis that there are ‘true’ ... ... manifestations. This approach uses methods of corpus linguistics, which ‘visualise’ abstract models through arrays of real-life language data.
Chernyshev, V. I., ed., 1950—1965. BAS = Slovar' sovremennogo russkogo literaturnogo yazyka : v 17 t....
‘The Word, an Ulcer…’: Aleksey Chicherin’s semiotic utopia
... concept of art created by the constructivist poet Aleksey Chicherin, as presented in his treatise Kan-Fun. We establish the connection between Chicherin’s concept of the ‘sign of Poetry’, on the one hand, and the theoretical research of the early Russian avant-garde and the basic tenets of the semiotic description of the language, on the other. An analysis of Chicherin's theory shows that it rests on an attempt to overcome the linearity of linguistic signs and to build an iconic ‘sign of Poetry’, capable of almost a complete reflection of a constructivist poet’s ...
The causes and consequences of the semantic devaluation of the words пафос and пафосный in modern Russian
This article considers the radical changes in the functioning of literary lexis in the Russian language of the early 21st century, namely the causes and consequences of the semantic devaluation of the noun пафос and its syntactic derivate, the adjective пафосный, whose semantic transformation is explained by the speech expansion of ...
Lexical explicators of the modality of necessity in the Old and New Testament (the Synodal translation into Russian)
... identify the causes of contradictions between the spiritual and social duty.
Vaulina, S.S., 2003. About the modality of the old Russian text. In: Tekst v lingvodidakticheskom aspekte. Materialy nauchno-prakticheskogo seminara [Text in the linguisticdidactic ... ... sredstv vyrazheniya modal'nosti v russkom yazyke (XI-XVII vv.) [Evolution of means of expression of modality in the Russian language (XI-XVII centuries)]. Leningrad (in Russ.).
Ivanova, N.A., 2015. Incentive modality as a mechanism of formation of universal ...
The Russian language, dialogue of cultures, and F. M. Dostoyevsky
... which is an axiom for many educated people – that interactions limited to a close circle of ‘us’ impoverishes one’s life and that many values cannot be divided into ‘ours’ and ‘theirs’. The article analyses the increasing interest in Russian culture in Lithuania, as well as the motivation for learning the Russian language, which can be explained by the desire to learn and understand Russian culture, read a book, watch a move or a play, feel a poem, etc. It is stated that a certain motivation for learning the Russian language can be the increasing interest in the ...
The functional features of metadiscription of beliefs in a literary text: The case of I. S. Turgenev’s works
This article considers the topical linguistic problem of metalinguistic potential of a natural language and identifies the cases of its specific functional tensions (the description of nonverbal signals designed within the ... ... based on the concepts developed by specialists in the field of applied psychology and semiotics, on the one hand, and prominent Russian linguists, on the other.
1. Агеев В. Н. Семиотика. М., 2002.
2. Как правильно понимать ...
Text reinterpretation and the motif of transformation in a short form of Internet poetry
... the pirozhok. Just as in jokes and several other genres, a punchline plays an important role in pirozhoks and poroshoks. In Russian, the punchline is termed puant, which is a borrowing from French (la pointe). The truncation of the final line in a poroshok ... ... poeticheskie zhanry v internete: mekhanizmy yumora [New poetic genres on the Internet: mechanisms of humor]. In: A. Birikh, ed. The language of Russian poetry of the late XX — early XXI century. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang (in Russ.).
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The journal “1812”and the 100th anniversary of the Patriotic War of 1812
The author explores the perception of the characteristic traits of Russian people that was widespread among military intellectuals and their associates — publishers, authors and subscribers ... ... set of values amongst the readership, having an equal or lower educational, cultural and social status. The knowledge of the language of the journal and the specificity of its semantics allows translating the meanings encoded in the articles and the ...
Linguopoetic potential of verbs and verbal noun collocations in classical and modern russian literature
... Вопросы теории и практики. 2015. № 2, ч. 2. С. 195—198. URL:
(дата обращения: 27.04.2018).
Babenko N. G.
verbs, deverbatives, collocation, syntactical derivation, language of fiction
“Russian people” in the literature and documents of the 19th century: an experience of linguistic portraiture
The article describes the ideologeme “Russian people” and its use in the texts of fiction and documentary literature of the 19th century. The authors explored both ... ... Corpus as a tool and as an ideology: on some lessons of modern corpus linguistics. Russkiy yazyk v nauchnom osveshchenii [Russian Language and Linguistic Theory], 2 (16), pp. 7—20 (in Russ.).
Rymar’, S. V., 2012. Russian nationality. Vestnik Chelyabinskogo ...
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
... obshchestva: tolkovyi slovar' terminov i kontseptsii [Foreign communication science on the eve of the information society: explanatory dictionary of terms and concepts]. Moscow (in Russ.).
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Kiklevich, A., 2018. “Obrabotat' napil'nikom…”. Analysis of use one case text. Russkoye obozreniye [Russian Studies Review], 4 (164), pp. 175—198 (in Russ.).
Kuzmina, N. A., 2011. Intertextuality ...
The Name of Prophet Abraham in the Old Russian Literature of XI—XIII centuries
... and Joseph, who are central to Old Testament. The author analyzes the mentioning of his name in various contexts of ancient Russian literature of the 11th-13th centuries — the Tale of Bygone Years, the Teaching and Prayer of Theodosius of Pechersky,... ... December 2017] (in Russ.).
Picchio, Riccardo, 2008. Slavia Orthodoxa: Literatura i yazyk [Slavia Orthodoxa: literature and language]. Moscow (in Russ.).
A story about the life and bravery of the blessed and great Prince Alexander, 1997. In: D. S. Likhacheva,...
Substandard as the basis of author's idiolect in the Russian prose of the 21st century
... сегодня. Активные языковые процессы конца ХХ века: сб. ст. / под ред. Л.
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Kudinova T. A.
idiolect, substandard, jargon, slang, dialecticisms, colloquial language
The Late Poetry of A. Bashlachev: Changes in Performance and New Meanings
... V. A., 2011. Pesennaya poeziya XX veka kak tekst [Song poetry of XX century as a text]. Bryansk.
4. Domanskii, Yu. V., 2002. Russian rock poetry: questions of textology and publishing practice. Russkaya rok-poeziya: tekst i kontekst [Russian rock poetry: ... ... rokpoeziya: tekst i kontekst [Russian rock poetry: text and context], 6, pp. 5—32.
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On the Semiotic Model of Image
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Ushakov, D. N., 2009. Bol'shoi tolkovyi slovar' sovremennogo russkogo yazyka [A great explanatory dictionary of the modern Russian language]. Moscow (in Russ.).
Fomin, I. V., 2017. Semiotic frontier: through the depths of centuries and the boundaries of disciplines. METOD: Moskovskii ezhegodnik trudov iz obshchestvovedcheskikh distsiplin [METHOD: Moscow Yearbook of works from social ...
Textonics: an introduction to electronic philology
... With the proliferation of automatic translation programs and the multilingual competence of readers, the interaction among languages also changes: translation as a search for equivalence gives way to an interlation, a constructive metamorphosis that ... ... Brodsky: the experience of literary biography]. Moscow: Mol. gvardiya (in Russ.).
Nabokov, V., 2003. Other shores. Preface to the Russian edition. In: V. Nabokov. Mashen'ka. Zashchita Luzhina. Soglyadatai. Drugie berega [Mashenka. Luzhin’s defense. Spy....
V.Ye. Cheshikhin as a populariser of the Tristan and Iseult motif in Russian culture
... author identifies the basic assumptions of V.Ye. Cheshikhin’s critical concept: Wagner as an “interpreter of the old legend”, the connection between the Tristan and Iseult legend with the texts of Hellenic and Celtic cultures, the emphasis on the language component of the legend and opera, and the role of literary influences exerted on Wagner. The article analyses the use of the Tristan and Iseulte motif in the poetic works of Cheskhkhin.
1. Веселовский А. Н. Из истории ...
‘The Radical Black Colour’. On the Semantics of the Black Colour in Anarchist Discourse
... experience]. St. Petersburg.
2. Bakhilina, N. B., 1975. Istoriya tsvetooboznachenii v russkom yazyke [History of color designations in Russian]. Moscow.
3. Burenina-Petrova, O. D., 2016. Anarchy and power in art (Varvara Stepanova and Alexander Rodchenko). Syuzhetologiya ... ... Vezhbitskaya, A., 1996. Color designations and universals of visual perception. In: Vezhbitskaya, A. Yazyk. Kul'tura. Poznanie [Language. Culture. Cognition]. Moscow, p. 231—290.
5. Grois, B., Peppershtein, P., 1992. Dialog o prozrachnosti [Dialogue about ...
Evaluation of a work of art in journalistic texts: E. Vodolazkin’s novel Lavr
... a methodology for analyzing speech forms of journalistic representation of a work of art based on the achievements of modern Russian intentional stylistics. Using examples of literary critical texts devoted to the novel «Lavr» by Evgeny Vodolazkin, ... ... texts of the analyzed type demonstrate a gradual, stage-by-stage unfolding of artistic evaluation, which is reflected in the language forms of journalistic works. This structure of evaluation reflects a change in the object of evaluation.
1. Арутюнова ...
The Place of Hermann Cohen’s Ideas in the Philosophy of Dialogue
... Marburg School. Hermann Cohen]. Saratov: “Nauchnaya kniga”. (In Rus.)
Belov, V. N., 2004. Philosophy of Hermann Cohen and Russian Neo-Kantianism. In: History of Philosophy Yearbook — 2003. Moscow: Nauka, pp. 333-353. (In Rus.)
Belov, V. N., 2015.... ...
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