«Nomen est omen»: the role of names in the novel Parade by Nikolay Kononov
... LoVE) and death. Similarly, this code works with the names of Lyuda (‘ludus’ as ‘game’ in Latin; Lev playing with Lyuda — ‘homo ludens’). The name Arkady is semantically associated with death in the expression ‘et in Arcadia ego’. The names of the characters in the novel are the key to the understanding of the threefold structure of the text. The short form of the name Arkady (Adya = Ad (Hell) + I) refers to Hell as one of the three parts of the Universe in the Catholic religion, followed in the ...
Character’s existence in the Königsberg/Kaliningrad toposphere: Yu.N Ivanov’s Dances in the Crematorium and Michael Wieck’s The Decline of Königsberg
... toposphere is Königsberg/Kaliningrad, which incorporates a wide range of toponym types and subtypes — the district of Amalienau, Hufen- Allee, Alte Pillauer Landstraße, Paradeplatz, Nordbahnhof, Tiergarten, Luisenwahl, Kneiphof, Pregel, Schlossteich to name just a few. The urbanonyms denoting the main characters’ places of residence are Lawsker Allee and Steffeckstraße (Ivanov) and Steinmetzstraße (Wieck). The works share common themes — memory, faith, physical constraints, the freedom of human spirit, moral and amorality, personal and collective responsibility, ...
Anagrams in M.A. Bulgakov’s works
... Ефрона : в 86 т. СПб., 1897. Т. 22.
20. Яблоков Е. А. Хор солистов: Проблемы и герои русской литературы первой половины XX века. СПб., 2014.
Bulgakov, image of character, name of character, anagram, prototype
The role of proper names in the chronotope modelling in Yu. Buida’s short story Of the name of Lev
This article addresses the chronotope formation in the short story Of the name of Lev on the basis of the semantic potential of the main character’s anthroponyms. The author considers the role of the left-right opposition in the modelling of space and time in the text.
Мифология: авторская программа.
V. The hagiographic topic in I. S. Shmelev’s novel The Inexhaustible Chalice
... the hagiographic topics in I. S. Shmelev’s novel The Inexhaustible Chalice, which are expressed through different components of the novel’s literary structure — ranging from the individual traits of the main character, Ilya Sharonov, to twists of the plot and the milestones of his biography. We maintain that in terms of the genre this ... ... traditional paradigm of the positive qualities of a saint. Other reasons for such conformity include the biographical topic, namely, a stable set of events and facts, affecting the life and fate of the character, and such structural plot elements as the ...
The multi-language coding and anagrammatic foundations of the “Venice text” in Yu. Buida’s short story “All the floating by”
... the words Венеция / невеста и море / amor / mors. The matrimonial and funeral semantics of the night boat rides of the female character along the Pregolya is emphasised. The authors consider the various means of semantization of the name of the main male character “Polorotov,” and analyse the interaction between the topography of the town and Venice – the dream city of the main female character. Different levels of text interpretation are identified — from the plot- and everyday life-focused to ...
Edward Stachura’s existential character and the Polish wedding chronotope
This article analyses the spatial and temporal structure of Edward Stachura’s short story “The Wedding” in an intertextual dialogue with Sta-nislaw Wyspianski’s play of the same name and in the existential literary-philosophical context. The author focuses on the problem of relations between the individual and the historical national community. The article analyses the logic of solving this problem in the romantic context of ...
On the function of biblical anthroponyms David and Goliath in poetic texts of A. I. Polezhaeva and V. Ya. Bryusova
The author studies lexical dominants of the vocabulary of precedent biblical anthroponyms David and Goliath in the biblical texts and poetic texts based on the Bible. It is shown that the precedent name in the poetic text becomes a means of expressing the author’s assessment of the depicted. Changes are revealed in the semantics ... ... reader’s perception. The author demonstrates the dependence of the functioning of the two biblical anthropoetonims on the character of text-reader communication, and on the formation of the common cultural space of the author and the reader.
The problem of self-identification in H. Hesse’s short novel “Klein Wagner” and M. Frisch’s novel “Stiller”
... shown that the problem of self-identification is solved differently by two writers: Hesse’s solution lies in Klein’s rejection of the role and mask of Wagner, which was imposed on him by the society, through a voluntary death, whereas Frisch’s character Stiller faces desolation and shows outward acceptance of his name and role still rejecting them inside.
1. Гайденко П. П. Трагедия эстетизма: о миросозерцании Сёрена Киркегора. М., 2007.
2. Гессе Г. Клейн и Вагнер // Собр. соч....
The history of the Russian anthroponymic formula in the Smolensk region: Commercial documents of the 17th century
The author studies commercial documents (Smolensk, 17th century) from the perspective of anthropolinguistics and sociolinguistics to trace the development of the official anthroponymic formula in the western region ... ... 1972.
Koroleva I. A.
anthroponymic formula, history, Russian, Smolensk province, historical commercial documents, social character
Ex ungue leonem: intertextual links between Nikolai Kononov’s novel Parade and Jorge Luis Borges’s story Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
... 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 work “The City of the Sun” by Tommaso Campanella, reconstructs the semantic complex of language, philosophy and homeland, inherent in both works.
1. Борхес Х. Л. Тлён, Укбар, Orbis Tertius / ...
Linguistic Means of achieving coherence in the regional certifycation documentation in the middle of the 18th century
The article analyses the means of cohesion in documents of general character. The research material is the mid-18th ... ... certificates are characterized by a specific means of cohesion — the repetition of the names of the responsible persons in the initial and final paragraphs of the document... ... availability of more information, for this reason the passport texts are more narrative, and characterized by retrospection and prospection. This implies a wider composition of...
Text reinterpretation and the motif of transformation in a short form of Internet poetry
... presented in greater detail inasmuch as it does not simply violate the reader’s expectations but enters into conflict with the beginning of the verse and forces the reader to reinterpret it. Reinterpretation manes that readers change their perception of the situation or carry out a ‘transformation’, that is, substitute the character or the entire situation. I identify common transformations, namely: thing → person, person → thing, person → animal, etc. Most frequent is the reciprocal transformation of men and cats. The transformation motif binds objects in the manner of a metaphor.
Dymarskii, M. Ya., 2012. Between genre and creativity,...
Meaning in life and meaning in the text (roundtable proceedings)
The roundtable discussed the key problems of meaning formation in narrative and performative practices. In free discussion, experts analysed various factors and parameters ... ... system]. Translated from German by A. Antonovsky. Moscow: Logos (in Russ.).
Plutser-Sarno, A., 1999. The State Duma as a folk character: Parody, crying, confession and libel — genres of Russian politics. Logos, 9(19), pp. 65—79 (in Russ.).
Studies into the history of Russian Neo-Kantianism in Poland
The article deals with the jey areas of Russian Neo-Kantianism studies in Poland. Although the number and quality of studies ... ... the hallmark of entire Russian philosophy, including its most representative parts, namely, Russian religious philosophy (ontologism). On the other hand, it brings the... ... neokantyzmu (uwagi o filozofii wiary A. I. Wwiedienskiego). Pier. H. Rarot [On specific character of the Russian neo-Kantianism (notes on A. I. Vvedensky’s philosophy of...