«Nomen est omen»: the role of names in the novel Parade by Nikolay Kononov
The author analyses the role of the main characters’ names — Lev, Lyuda and Arkady — in the novel Parade by N. Kononov. The multilanguage anagrammatic code is chosen as a research technique: anagramming (in some cases with a transition from one language to another) allows the author to identify hidden meanings consciously or subconsciously used by the writer. N. Kononov resorts to language game throughout his novel and shows the connection ...
”What is the voice of truth?” The anagram in XVIII century French culture
The paper explores the history of the anagram phenomenon in the French culture of the XVIII century. The author considers tendencies in the development of literature inherited from the Baroque period, including the practice of creating pseudonyms by anagramming and using anagrams in satirical ...
Anagrammatic structures in the semiotic aspect
... features and deep cognitive foundations of ana¬grammatic structures in verbal texts. The traditional perspective on the phenomenon is defined as a general sign-based one: anagrammatic structures are examined in music and mathematics. It is concluded that anagrams are special cognitive universals; anagrammatic structures are possible in semiotic codes with a linear organisation; one of the key functions of anagrams is cognitive – linear texts are perceived as a whole
anagrams, proper noun, semiotic ...
Aspects of anagram functionality in Russian poetry
Anagram, poetic text, symbol, paronomasia, semiotics, diachrony, Russian literature.
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2. Гущин В. Дмитрий Авалиани: Средневековое доверие ...
A major principle of Indo-European poetry or arbitrary etymologising? A review of modern international publications on anagrams in the cultures of Ancient East and Antiquity
This article examines the approaches of modern international scholars to the problem of anagrams in ancient texts. The author addresses the following “problem nodes”: the difficulty of proving the presence of an anagram in each individual case and the ambiguity of the question as to the arbitrary or systematic nature of anagrammatic ...
Neither more nor less: the grounds for A.Skidan’s system
... defines a semantic invariant and studies the ways of its invariant development, analyzes connection between the relevant concepts and categories of space and movement, life and death. The semantic reconstruction is performed through play Multilanguage anagram code, which is used by Skidan to develop the text of basic semantic structures.
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2. Виноградов В. В. История ...
Between mysticism and technique: anagram the European Baroque culture
The author analyses the history of anagrams in the European baroque culture of the 17th century, shows a rich diversity of literary genres where anagrams are used, and identifies the main trends and techniques of creating anagrams. The article outlines the scope of problems for a future ...
What Saussure wrote/did not write: A half a century discussion on the anagram theory
This article explores the history of studies into Ferdinand de Saussure’s ideas of anagrams. When Saussure’s notebooks were published in the late 1960s and his drafts in the 1990s, scholars received a wealth of material for in-terpretation going far beyond the initial topic of ancient Indo-European poetry. The paper emphasises the ...
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 allusions to the...
The science of love and a classical university: Nikolay Kononov’s short story ‘Anastasia’s Amnesia
... 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
Traditional Structures in Contemporary Chinese Poetry
... images and the tradition of the 20th century Chinese ‘New Poetry’. Such experiments expand the capabilities of the Chinese language and construct a type of text that relies on an unconventional usage of its elements.
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2. Azarova, N. M., 2015. Water graphics and stone graphics in a classic Chinese poem: is it possible to convey this in ...
Formation of Ferdinand de Saussure's authentic terminological system
This article is devoted to the terminological analysis of F. de Saussure's 1872—1911 authentic texts. A component analysis makes it possible to identify the characteristics of formation of general linguistic terms. It is established that F. de Saussure's terminology (118 preterms) is based on existing lexical units of different systems. Tectological mechanisms transformed Saussure’s terminology into a linguistic terminological system consisting of 36 scientific terms.
1. Cardona T. R. Négativité...
Anagrams in the discourse of baroque ‘tacit theology’: The case of the Königsberg poetic circle of the 17th century
The problem of anagrams is linked to the paradigm secret of baroque poetry. It is shown that the essence of this poetry is a special type of poetic mimesis reflecting the existential and ontological fracture of being, which manifests itself in the lyrical persona of ...
Anagrams in M.A. Bulgakov’s works
This article considers the types of anagrams used by Bulgakov in creating the names of characters. The analysis is based on the novels The White Guard, The Master and Margarita, The Fatal Eggs, Diaboliada, and Heart of a Dog, the play Flight, and various satirical articles and essays.
The principle of anagramming from an intralighustic perspective: phonetics and syntax
This article considers general conditions for anagrammatic transformations from the perspective of phonological processes and rules of syntax, which helps to identify fundamental cognitive factors leading to the possibility of anagrams. These are the transcendence of temporal linear organisation of discursive formation and their comprehensive understanding at deep levels of human mentality.
1. Арутюнова Н. Д., Толстая С. М. От редактора // ...
‘A power of shuffled letters’: anagrams in the European culture of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
This article addresses the history of anagrams in the European culture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. The author stresses the variety of application of anagrams within cultural practices of difference social groups. Promising areas of research on anagrams in the context of European culture ...
The philosophical aspects of anagrams
This article discusses the functions of anagrams in the philosophical discourse in terms of their general cultural functioning. Thus the study is brought to a more general level, which makes it possible to identify the cognitive mechanisms of anagrams. General conclusions about the functioning ...
The vegetative code in Nikolai Kononov’s short story “Anastasia’s amnesia”. 1. Look for the roots!
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Nikolai Kononov, “Amnesia of Anastasia”, mytopoetics, vegetative code, language game, anagram, multilingual anagrammatic code, “old-young” opposition, “top-bottom” opposition
A system of oppositions in A. Grin’s short story «Fandango» and their game transformations
... фамилии. М., 1995.
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A. Grin, M. Lermontov, oppositions in meaning, anagram, intertext, interlinguistic anagrammatic code, language game
The vegetative code in Nikolai Kononov’s short story “Ansatasiya’s Amnesia”
... (дата обращения: 25.12.2014).
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Nikolai Kononov, “Anastasiya’s Amnesia,” vegetative code, multi-language codes, anagram, language game, semantic invariant and variants.
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.
Adrian the Undertaker (the subtexts and pretexts of Nikolai Kononov’s novel The Flaneur)
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Dmitrovskaya M., Demenyev I.
Nikolay Kononov, Flaneur, intertext, anagram, Emperor Hadrian, A. S. Pushkin’s “The Undertaker”
The anagrammatic game in proverbs and sayings: Russian and English analogues
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language game, anagram, proverbs, sayings, Russian, English, comparative
The multi-language coding and anagrammatic foundations of the “Venice text” in Yu. Buida’s short story “All the floating by”
... словарь : в 4 т. М., 1987.
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Yu. Buida, Prussian Bride, “All the floating by,” “Venice text,” multilanguage code, anagram
Dmitrovskaya M., Vitkovsky V.