The formation of the narrative and the performative in public communication
Since the British philosopher John Austin, narratives and performatives have been considered as opposite concepts covered by the generic concept of speech act. At the same time, these concepts were separated according to whether a narrative, inducement, a description, or an imperative was present ...
H. Hesse. Kurgast: the genre nature and narrative strategy
This article analyzes the genre paradigm of Hesse's Kurgast in the framework of the writer’s avant-garde technique of narration, including the autobiographical narrator, who is differentiated in the text into the observing agent (narrating I) and the observed object (narrated I).
1. Гессе Г. Курортник // Собр. соч. : в 4 т. СПб., 1994. Т....
The ‘Russian Poetic Speech — 2016’ Project as a Cultural Narrative of Modern Russian Poetry
This article presents a methodological description of the ‘Russian Poetic Speech — 2016’ narrative project aimed to identify, demonstrate, and study a cross-section of modern Russian poetry. The author addresses the foundations of the narrative project, its ideology, as well as its publication and promotion components. The article explores ...
Once in D. Kharms’s narratives
This article considers the adverb odnazhdy as an element of “narrative syntax” of D. Kharms’s prose. The author analyses its role in the creation of narrative space in the texts of experimental type.
1. Ефремова Т. Ф. Новый словарь русского языка. Толково-словообразовательный ...
The hagiographic genre of the life of Alexander (Plutarch’s Comparative biographies)
... features of the hagiographic genre in the Life of Alexander from Plutarch’s Comparative Biographies. I use the comparative, reverse and structural-semantic methods to analyse the biography of Alexander the Great, the images of the protagonist and the narrator, the unreality and the deification of the protagonist. There is a certain typological convergence between bios as a genre and Plutarch’s ancient biographies. This convergence is reflected in the structure of Alexander’s biography, which is ...
Synergy character of the category "author" as an object of linguistic interpretation
The article dwells on the particularities of the author’s speech activity in a fictional text as a part the narrative discourse, the interpretative category of author being discussed in the logics of synergetics. In this synergetic mode, the most characteristic manifestations of the actualization in the text structure of synergetic interaction between two anthropocentric ...
Semantic opposition as a means to explicate bipolar disorder in Stephen Fry’s autobiography Moab Is My Washpot
... article analyses the semantic oppositions essential for describing Stephen Fry’s bipolar affective disorder in his autobiography. This opposition is based on the ontological fragmentation of personality into the young I nar-rative and the mature I narrator. It is established that these oppositions are both intrapersonal and interpersonal and are manifested through relevant lin-guistic stylistic devices
1. Бондарева Л. М. Структура и функции субъекта речевой ...
Visualization of the esthetics of memories in the novels of W. G. Sebald «The Rings of Saturn» and «Austerlitz»
... literary critics. Early novels of W. G. Sebald have been studied in more detail. Photography performs an illustrative function in them. In “The Ring of Saturn” and “Austerlitz” the significance of visual inserts for the formation of the narrative is determined by their absolute integration with the text. I hold that photography in W. G. Sebald’s works is the embodiment of a collective memory of the past. It encourages the creation of personal history and evokes individual memories....
Thanatological endings in the short stories of F. Sologub
... the problem of ending in a literary work. Thanatological motifs are among the most widespread finales in the world literature. The article deals with the characteristic features of such endings, their typology determined by the nature of death, the narrative structure of plot situations, and the modality of motifs. The research is based on short stories by F. Sologub, who often addressed this theme.
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Alchemic symbols as a means of psychoanalytical description in N. Kononov's story «Source of Injury»
The story «The Source of Injury» by Nikolay Kononov is as a psychoanalytic report that has a therapeutic effect for the narrator. The characteristics of the three main characters are considered in terms of their alchemical symbolism. This point of view makes it possible to identify the psychological function of each character as a reflection of a certain aspect of their ...
Models of narrative syntactics as a tool for analysing images of states
This article presents a semiotics-oriented methodology of analysing images of states. Based on the results obtained in the field of structural semiotics of narration, the author introduces a scheme for analysing the syntactics of images suggesting their consideration from the perspective of actantial roles characteristic of the states in question in certain discourses. A. J. Greimas's model of narrative ...
“Svetotomy” N. М. Kononov and Plato’s “The feast”: a dialogue of cultures
... 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 of “The feast” are historical figures, their friendly conversation demonstrates the search for truth, ...
Between mysticism and technique: anagram the European Baroque culture
... anagrammatique à la fin du Moyen Âge // Lecture, représentation et citation. L’image comme texte et l’image comme signe (XIe-XVIIe siècle). Lille, 2007. P. 117—128.
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Language means of creating an image of a Muslim woman in internet sports discourse
... indicate that the word hijab is used as a key element for creating the image of a Muslim woman in sports texts. In the analyzed materials, the hijab is subjected to resemiotization, which nature depends on the role identification of the participants in the narrative. For a narrator who promotes the values of Western society, the hijab in sports discourse is a lingo-cultural marker of emancipation and overcoming gender asymmetry. For Muslim women athletes, the hijab becomes a means of demonstrating their ...
Author's modality in N. M. Karamzin's "Poor Lisa"
The article examines various means of expressing the author’s modality which is explicit about the author’s intentions and evaluations in “Poor Liza” by N. Karamzin. The question of relations between the “narrator” and the “author” is in the focus. The analysis og the story shows that the category of the author’s modality gets implemented with the language means of various levels, i. e. evaluative adjectives, explicit modal words and word combinations ...
Subjective modality of the literary text: ontological status in author’s conception of the world
... system of values, his spiritual experience, and his aesthetic cognition. The analysis of the linguistic material made it possible to determine that the subjective modality can be realized as a synthesis of three levels — the image of the author, narrator and hero, which makes it possible to substantiate the author’s concept of the world in a literary text.
Kuznetsova A. V.
literary text, subjective modality, author’s conception, narrator, author’s image
From a city to the myth (Yu. Buida’s Königsberg)
... analyses Yu. Buida’s novel Königsberg as a fragment of the Königsberg text in Russian literature. It is shown that the mythological image of Königsberg/Kaliningrad is based on the moving border between the documentary and the fictional, history and narration, whereas the discursive structure of the text simulates the transformation of reality into a myth.
1. Буйда Ю. Кёнигсберг // Новый мир. 2003. № 7. URL: http://magazines.russ.ru/novyi_mi/2003/7/bu.html (дата обращения: ...
Metanarrative in Daniel Kehlmann’s novel Fame
This article focuses upon the features of constructing and re-constructing a literary text in the case of Daniel Kehlmann’s novel Fame (2009). Using various narrative strategies, Daniel Kehlmann manages to create a multilayered fictional space based on meta-narration and self-reflection of the characters and the narrator. The duality, amalgamation of reality and fiction, reciprocity, and the inclusion of ...
The Role of Political Elites in the Development of Politics of Memory in the Baltic States
... political elites. Three states of development of politics of memory in the Baltic States are identified. Problems of political exploitation of the past are scrutinized in the context of political life and international relations. It is concluded that the narratives of the past where nazi and Soviet legacies are equated are actively promoted on the pan-European level. Elites of the Baltic States play a salient role in this process and enhance ties with the elites of the Eastern Europe, expert and political ...
Cultural Islam in Northern Europe
In this study, we aim to analyse the position of cultural Islam in Northern European countries. To this end, we examine publications in major print media. Content analysis of relevant publications gives a detailed picture of narratives produced in mass consciousness as a reaction to the presence of Islam at the local and regional level and makes it possible to identify individual trends in the evaluation of such narratives in both scientific and popular analytical literature....
Thematic parallels in the hagiographies of Adalbert of Prague and old Russian narratives
... Część 1 : Odapelatywne nazwy osobowe / oprac. A. Cieślikowa przy współudziale J. Szymowej i K. Rymuta. Kraków, 2000.
Mayorov A. A.
Vyatko — Radim, Adalbert — Gaudentius, Christian martyrdom, missionary work among pagans, parallels of narrative plots, influence
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 determining the meaningfulness of action and examined mechanisms for their interpretation. These mechanisms can be considered as manifestations ...
The optics of vision in Daniel Kehlmann’s novel The Farthest Place
... literature works are drawn. The article focuses on the influence of the 20th century modernist experiments on Kehlmann’s works
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Kehlmann, text dominant, visualization of narration.
Verbal aggression in modern poetry: conventional and unconventional functioning of discourse markers
... zarubezhnoi lingvistike. Vyp. 17: Teoriya rechevykh aktov [New in foreign linguistics. Vol. 17: Theory of speech acts]. Moscow. pp. 22—129 (in Russ.).
Paducheva, E., 2010. Semanticheskie issledovaniya: semantika vremeni i vida v russkom yazyke. Semantika narrative [Semantic Research: Semantics of Time and View in Russian. Narrative semantics]. Moscow (in Russ.).
Kibrik, A. A. and Podlesskaya, V. I., eds., 2009. Rasskazy o snovideniyakh. Korpusnoe issledovanie ustnogo russkogo diskursa [Dream stories. ...
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
... inscription, characterize the semiotic nature of the latter, consider terminology problems relating to the category of intertextuality, and broadly interpret the intertexteme as a tool in the ‘past — present — future’ dialogical space in the urban narrative. The study relies on rich empirical material. In summing up the features of semantic formation in the narrative urban practices, the authors conclude that the urban inscription is a symbolically organized space in which the interpreter deals ...
Poetics of the genre of espionage dilogy by S. Pesetsky
Researching the poetics of S. Pesetsky's novels "The Fifth Stage" and "Equal to The Gods of Night" the author disputes the traditional idea of them as belonging to the genre of adventure. The narrative structure of the works, their composition, motive system, the role of dreams, letters, included episodes are explored.
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The model of space in F. Kafka’s literary works
The article deals with the structure of “Space” in Franz Kafka’s literary works such as “Der Prozess”, “Das Schloss” and “Die Verwandlung”. Special attention is paid to the peculiarities of the narrative perspective and the functioning of the semantic opposition “down — up”.
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One day of a Russian traveller in Königsberg: N. M. Karamzin and a ‘fitting place’ in the world history
... Н. М. Письма русского путешественника. Повести. М., 1982.
8. Garber K. Apokalypse durch menschliche Hand // Kulturgeschichte Ostpreußens in der Frühen Neuzeit. Tübingen, 2001.
hermeneutics of travel, game, narrative search, freemason esotericism, philosophy of moral obligation, Königsberg pedagogy
Characteristic features of a professional writer’s reconstruction activities in the context of retrospective discourse
The article focuses on some peculiarities of German autobiographical texts structuring. The character of speech activity of the narrator as a professional writer is analysed.
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The optics of vision in Daniel Kehlmann’s novel Der fernste Ort
... Материалы международной научной конференции. 18 мая 2001 г. Санкт-Петербург. Сер. «Symposium». Вып. № 12. СПб., 2001. С. 149—154.
D. Kehlmann, dominant textual elements, narration visualisation.
The spiritual and moral collision in H. G. Wells’s short story “The Door in the Wall”
... and the meaning of human life are examined as the central problem of the text. It is shown that the image of Wallace and the related plot are deter-mined by the choice between the eternal and earthly values, this and the other worlds. The image of the narrator embodies the opposition between the catego-ries of faith and doubt shaping the inner collision of the short story.
1. Кагарлицкий Ю. И. Герберт Уэллс (1866 —1946) // Уэллс Г. Собрание соч. : в 15 ...
Parable of the prodigal son in the image-conceptual field of Leonid Leonov's novel "The Pyramid"
... Л. П. Роман Леонида Леонова «Пирамида» и русский космизм // Век Леонида Леонова. Проблемы творчества. Воспоминания. М., 2001.
Leonid Leonov, a novel, the narrator, the ideological content, morality, Christianity, religious values
The distinguishing characteristics of the existential LONELINESS verbal implementation in the authorial narrative discourse of F. Kafka
This article is devoted to considering the key notions of existential philosophy such as “existential intent” and “existential”. Scientific credence is given to their relevance to linguistic researches and correlation with the basic notions of cognitive linguistics. More specifically, this article exposes the kernel and the peripheral concepts of the existential LONELINESS. It also reveals the analysis of their representation peculiarities in the nonfictional and the fictional discourse of F. Kafka...
‘Theory of mind’ in explaining verbal and cognitive dysfunctions in autistic children and its experimental test
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On the illocutionary “responsibility” of the author in a dramatic paratext
... the heterogeneity of author's illocutionary intentions in the process of creating a dramatic paratext. It is suggested that the pragmatic orientation of typologically different paratextual structures can be purely directive (prescriptive) as well as narrative, which emphasizes the transgenre character of paratext. The article addresses the specific features of implementation of the extradiegetic author category in drama on a paratextual level, as well as its role in the creation of dramatic diegesis....
The features of organisation of free indirect speech in contemporary Russian fiction
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text, compositional speech structures, contamination of speech
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Language specificity of Franz Kafka’s non-fiction texts
... linguistic personality. The epistolary texts are analysed in reference to the addressee and their relationship with the author. Special attention is paid to the functional specificity of the parable as a genre and the absurd character of the author’s narration.
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Mediation models in education
The article analyzes the possibility of using classical, transformative, narrative, ecosystem, facilitative and valuation models of mediation in terms of the educational institution, described the role of mediator teacher in each of the described models. The analysis of the application of these models in teaching shows considerable ...
Concentration camp prose as primary source
... jako źródło historyczne. URL: http://www.sni.edu. pl/godn/gko/gko1/ts.pdf
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Andreichuk V. G.
camp prose, primary source, verisimilitude, actuality, narrative biography.
Verbs of delimitative manner of action based on the data of the national corpus of the Russian language: The system and usage
... becomes more active in the conditions where the impact of usage is more pronounced. The author establishes that delimitatives acquire special functional-stylistic yield in modern written language and act as a “code word” indicative of socially marked narration.
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The execution of Henry Monte and the Prussian motif of “double death”
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“Russian Lithuania,” as seen by N. Ustryalov
... “Russian Lithuania,” which presents the history of medieval Lithuanian as part of the Russian past. The author examines the career of S. S. Uvarov – Minister of National Enlightenment in the 1830 – 1840s, as well as other factors behind the official narrative about the “Russian character” of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The paper stresses the significance of Ustryalov’s concepts in the Russian historiography in the first half of 19th century.
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The symbolic complexes of mass culture and the semiosis of political discourse
In this article, I address the influence of modern mass culture (MC), its symbolic system, narratives, and protagonists on the political discourse. I emphasise that an analysis of the images of mass culture protagonists can give a complete picture of the society that continuously reproduces these protagonists and seeks to resemble them. Therefore,...
Between faith and disbelief: the theme of life and death in Yu. N. Ivanov’s novel Dances in the Crematory: Ten Episodes from the Life of Königsberg
... chosen the independent path of overcoming death with life. I stress the correlation between the themes of life and death, which gravitate in the novel towards a difficult, yet clear victory of life over death. I trace how the autobiographical character- narrator gradually turns to God and faith. I prove that, in the novel’s poetics, the author uses such a technique as the compression of the plot and the idea into two symbolic metaphors — the dance in the crematory and the zoo, which stand for resurrection ...
The Baltics in the Geography of the Largest Transnational Corporations of Europe
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The mutual similarity of meanings and structures in a literary text
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Chrononyms characterisitics in O. Henry’s short story Hearts and Crosses
... the specific time of the event, dominate in the text structure. These lexical means include indefinite, relatively definite and absolutely definite chronopuncture markers, which help the readers to orient themselves in the temporal continuum of the narrative text.
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Hagiographic genre in the works of Konrad von Wurzburg
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Linguistic Means Expressing Argumentation in Judicial Discourse late 19th: The Prosecutor’s Speech in Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov
... may cause a communicative failure. In a work of fiction, such a use of a linguistic means can contribute to the overall aesthetic effect as well as to the compositional, cognitive, logical, illocutive, expressive, and pragmatic expressiveness of the narrative.
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