Philosophy of images of nature in the “eastern” poems of G.G. Byron and “southern” poems of A.S. Pushkin
The images of nature in the poems of the two national geniuses are considered within the opposition of the horizontal/vertical, which is laden with philosophical and metaphorical semantics. Both poets show that, in the absence of spirituality, the true internal freedom sought by ...
‘Many years to the invincible’: The axiological meanings of the spatial and temporal images in Boris Pasternak’s poem ‘Neoglyadnost’/’ Spanlessness’
This article is an attempt to expose and analyse the chronotopical structure of Boris Pasternak's poem ‘Neogliadnost’/’Spanlessness’, written in 1944. The axiological meaning of spatiotemporal images in the poet's Weltanschauung is evaluated within a broader context of Russian language and culture. It is argued that the poem’s key value-laden ...
The house in the plot structure of A. I. Podolinsky’s poem “Borsky”
The plot structure of the poem by a Russian author of the Pushkin era A. Podolinsi is characterised in comparison with the context of Russian Romanti-cism and the conceptual constants of Russian cultural consciousness. The au-thor identifies the function of the image of house ...
The symbols of the temporary and timeless in B. Pasternak’s poem Sparrow Hills
This article deals with the 'time' concept in Boris Pasternak's poem “Sparrow Hills” and its English translation by Eugene M. Kayden. The focus is placed on implicitness as a basic feature of the semantic structure of a poetic text. The poem's main image – Pentecost (“Whitsun”) – proves to be a manifestation ...
Syntactical means conveying the conceptual meaning of the poem Boring and sad by M. Yu. Lermontov: Article 1
This article considers the structural and semantic features of the M. Yu. Lermontov's poetic syntax and determines the role of mononuclear sentences in the formation of the general sense of the poem.
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A. Schopenhauer and I. Kant in A. A. Fet’s philosophical and political worldview
... 3. Kognitivnyj podhod [Models of reasoning - 3. The cognitive approach], Kaliningrad. <br />6. Nikolsky, B. V. 1912, Osnovnye jelementy liriki Feta [The main elements of the lyrics Feta]. In: Polnoe sobranie stihotvorenij A. A. Feta [Complete Poems of A. A. Fet], Т. 1, Saint Petersburg. <br />7. Solovyov, V.S. 1990, O liricheskoj pojezii. Po povodu poslednih stihotvorenij Feta i Polonskogo [About lyrical poetry. On the last poems of feta and Polonsky]. In: Solovyov, V. S. Stihotvorenija....
Means to express implicit judgements about characters in N. V. Gogol’s poem Dead Souls and its translation into German
Irony is considered as a means to express implicit judgements in N.V. Gogol's poem Dead Souls. The author analyses lexical units comprising the ironic semantics of judgements about characters. Special attention is paid to comparing irony explicators used in the original text and the poem’s translation into German.
1. Коковина ...
The axiological discourse in A. Veltman’s poem The Woods of Murom
Based on the work of a famous 19th century Russian author, this article focuses on the development of the theme of robbers’ life, which was introduced by Pushkin and became central to Russian Romanticism. An analysis of the poem in the axiological aspect shows that A. Veltman – as well as other Russian poets – is interested in the moral and psychological reasons behind this phenomenon rather than social ones. The plot structure and the author’s position suggest that ...
Psychological tradition of "Poor Lisa" by N. M. Karamzin in the poem "Eda" by E. A. Baratynsky
The article examines the structure of Baratynsky’s poem and compares it to a Karamzin’s tale because in spite of some substantial differences these two works prove to be clearly similar. The characters could be more deeply understood if the esearch goes into their inner world. Such analysis allows to ...
Images of Paradise in the Russian Poetry of the End of the 20th Century
... tradition that comes from Dante, Mandelstam, and Tsvetaeva.
Averintsev, S. S., 1982. Paradise. In: S. A. Tokarev, ed. Mify narodov mira [Myths of the World]. Vol. 2. Moscow. pp. 363—366 (in Russ.).
Aristov, V., 2008. Izbrannye stikhi i poemy [Selected poems]. St. Petersburg (in Russ.).
Daenin, E., 2000. Vozvedenie v stepen' [Exponentiation]. Moscow (in Russ.).
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Pushkin as a personal myth of the Russian avantgarde
... shift, Kruchyonykh views Pushkin as a ‘sound-poet’. That analytical position made it possible to move from dismissing him as ‘a deaf singer’ to the avant-gardist glorification of Pushkin as a genius who worked with the sound texture of the poem. Kruchyonykh demonstrates that for Pushkin the shift is a powerful semantic generator of poetry, a tool that makes an error ‘the rule of breaking rules’: semantic deviations turn into neologisms, whereas the shift itself enters the realm of ...
Kant and the Problem of Optimism: The Origin of the Debate
... “Whatever is, is right” into the French language — which was part of the competition task. The author considers the ways the proposition was translated into the Russian and German languages. The article shows the contribution of Voltaire and his Poem on the Lisbon Disaster and Candide: or, Optimism to the post factum changes in the perception of the competition results and to the emergence of new shades of meaning in the concept of optimism. The Lisbon earthquake of 1755 had a profound effect ...
Semantics of P. B. Shelley’s artistic imagery in the Marque of Anarchy poem
Analyzing the system of P. Shelley’s literary images, the authors argue that allegorical characters of P. Shelley’s poem form two opposite groups, those of good and evil, light and darkness, and truth and falsehood. P.Shelley’s negative characters are a reflection of the poet’s views on reality and the sociopolitical situation in the country. The mythological and ...
A. A. Fet as a theoretical and practical adherent of pure art¬ and the prob-lem of the nature of poetry
... "pure art"]. In: Fet A. A. i ego literaturnoe okruzhenie [Fet and his literary environment], Moscow. Kn. 1.7. Solovyov, V.S. 1990, O liricheskoj pojezii. Po povodu poslednih stihotvorenij Feta I Polonskogo [About lyrical poetry. On the last poems of feta and Polonsky]. In: Solovyov, V. S. Stihotvorenija. Jestetika. Literaturnaja kritika [Poems. Aesthetics. Literary criticism], Moscow.8. Solovyev, V.S. 1988, Kant. In: V. S. Solovyev. Sobranie Sochineniy v 2 t. [Works in 2 volumes]. T.2. «Mysl'» ...
Schopenhauer and I. Kant in A. A. Fet’s philosophical and political worldview (conclusion)
... criticised: firstly, A. Schopenhauer’s idealism, secondly, agnosticism, and, thirdly, inconsistency, contradictions in the philosopher’s reasoning. A special section of the work is dedicated to the analysis of the poetic triptych consisting of three poems written in 1879—1880: “Nothingness”, “That is not why the Lord is mighty…”, and “Never”. Fet dedicated the triptych to criticising the principles of A. Schopenhauer’s philosophy. It is demonstrated that, although A. Schopenhauer ...
Christian foundations of F. I. Tyutchev’s oeuvre
This article revises the traditional views of Tyutchev as a panthesist, Schellingian, etc. Poems, articles, and letters are used to emphasise the Christian foundations of his oeuvre, which focuses on the anthropological problem of the ‘mystery of the human being’. The vicissitudes of human spirit, the dramatic conflict between two major ...
The axiology of time in the poem The spanless by B. L. Pasternak
The article focuses upon the axiological and action components of the ‘time’ category in Boris Pasternak’s poem The spanless (Neoglyadnost).
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The axiology of images of space and time in B.L. Pasternak’s poem «When it Clears Up»
This article focuses upon the 'time' and 'space' concepts in Boris Paster-nak’s poem “When it Clears up” (1956) and its English translation by Lydia Pasternak-Slater. Special emphasis is laid upon the significance of the 'holi-day' concept for the structural unity of the poem. In the atemporal dimension of a ‘holiday,’ visible ...
The motif of forgiveness in the Russian romantic poetry of the first third of the 19th century
This article considers works of two famous Russian poets of the first third of the 19th century. Both works depict the violation of the sixth commandment - ‘thou shalt not kill’. An axiological analysis of the plot and composition structure of both poems shows that the central problem is forgiving enemies – completely amoral persons that violate moral laws and do evil.
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2. Гликман И. Д. И. И. Козлов ...
Poems for «Kantovskij sbornik»
Kushner A. S.
Hagiographic genre in the works of Konrad von Wurzburg
I analyse three hagiographic poems written by Konrad von Würzburg, a German poet of the XIII century. The poems describe the lives of Saint Alexis, a Man of God, Saint Pantaleon and Pope Sylvester. These saints are worshipped both by the Catholic and the Orthodox churches. Special ...
Fruit and Mirror: on Intersection of Images in Poems by Rainer Maria Rilke and Boris Pasternak
The article considers the interrelated images of the 'fruit' and the 'mirror' in poems by Rainer Maria Rilke and Boris Pasternak in the context of
their artistic worldviews. The author compares the function of both images in the oeuvre of the poets.
Музыкальный подтекст стихотворного ...
A page of poetical Kant heritage
Poems devoted to Kant give different poeticalphilosophical interpretations of both the personality of philosopher and his teaching on God and human being. In his poems about Kant, poet Alexander Kushner demonstrates theological agnosticism, which correlates ...
Core explicators of the modal meaning expressing certainty/uncertainty in the poem "Dead Souls" by N. Gogol and their equivalents in translation versions
The article deals with parentheses and particles as one of the ways of expressing certainty and uncertainty in Russian and their equivalents in English. The research is based on the poem by N. Gogol "Dead Souls" and its two translation versions.
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The image of time in B.L. Pasternak’s poem Unique days
This article focuses upon the axiological prototype of the ‘time’ category in Boris Pasternak's poem Unique Days and its English translation by Lydia Pasternak-Slater.
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Fatih Karimi’s early poems (late 1920s — early 1930s)
In line with the need for a comprehensive system analysis of the poetic works of the influential Tatar poet and literary figure Fatih Karimi, this arti-cles considers the early but the most literary advanced poems created as his poetic voice was emerging. The study shows that the process of the poet’s creative evolution followed a trajectory from the ‘social ideological order’ towards expressing the ‘living’ human feeling and lyrical sacredness....
Hybrid texts as a form of interaction between avant-garde artistic and political discourses
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The journey mythologem in the poem «Mazeppa» by John. G. Byron
... result in not only the character’s social climbing, but also lead to the development of his personality. A comparison of the journey story models of the mythological character and Byron’s main character makes it possible to conclude that in the poem, the greatness of man, who is able to assert his will in his argument with destiny, becomes the most important sacred value. This value becomes the main outcome of the main character’s journey of life.
1. Байрон Дж. Г. Мазепа ...
Culture-specific words in the poem «Dead Souls» by N. V. Gogol: the problem of translation
Using the poem “Dead souls” by N. V. Gogol and its two English translations made by D. J. Hogarth and R. A. Maguire, the author considers lexical units having a cultural component and belonging to the following semantic fields — Clothes, Transport and Food....
The gallant style in the development of new Russian literature (I. Bogdanovich — N. Karamzin — I. Dmitriev)
... great stylistic influence on the Russian literature of the XVIII—XIXth centuries. «Natalia, Boyarskaya doch’» («Natalia, Boyar's daughter»), a story by N. M. Karamzin, was created under the decisive influence of «Doushen’ka» («Darling»), a poem by I. F. Bogdanovich, and absorbed the traditions of La Fontaine and Voltaire, becoming a model of the literary style for I. I. Dmitriev that he demonstrated in his fairy tale «Prichudnitsa» (“Dreamer”) and then for most Russian writers of ...
Romantic Mythologisation in “New Poems” by Rainer Maria Rilke
The article analyses the peculiarities of Rainer Maria Rilke’s “New Poems” in the context of mythological constructions of German Romanticism.
The author formulates the hypothesis of mythologisation as the expression of the sacred in poetry. The epiphany of the image of the Thing (das Ding) is reached by means of artistic ...
The eschatology of space in Mickiewicz’s Saint Petersburg poems and Pushkin’s The bronze horseman
Our comparative study focuses on Mickiewicz’s Saint Petersburg poems (Part III of Dzyady, 1832) and Pushkin’s The Bronze Horseman (1833). We explore the eschatological figurativeness of the two texts and the eccentricity, as Yuri Lotman put it, of the Saint Petersburg space. We conclude that Mickiewicz’s eschatology ...
The image of N. M. Karamzin in Russian poetry
... — 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 consciousness. The present study is based on the texts published in the following collections of poems: “Epigrams and Satire: from the history of literary feud of the 19th century” (Epigramma i satira: iz istorii literaturnoy bor’by XIX veka. Moscow, 1931. Vol.1); “Russian epigrams of the second half of the 17th — early 20th centuries” ...
The mutual similarity of meanings and structures in a literary text
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Text reinterpretation and the motif of transformation in a short form of Internet poetry
In this article, I analyse the vehicles of humour in two short forms of Internet poetry that developed in the 2000s: the pirozhok (literary, a ‘stuffed bun’) and the poroshok (‘powder’). Poems of these genres are quatrains written in iambic tetrameter. Pirozhoks have no rhyme scheme, whereas, in poroshoks, the fourth line truncated to two syllables rhymes with the second line. The poroshok as a genre is a descendant of the pirozhok. Just ...
Spiritual Guidance and ‘Shepherding’ in the Poems of Boris Pasternak
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Mapping Poetic Bilingualism in Europe: Language Contacts and Cultural Transfers
... exemplary agents of cultural transfer. This study analyses different cases of poetic multilingualism where poets who can speak and write freely in two or more languages and intentionally create either variants of the same text in two languages or different poems in two separate languages. The author outlines a geographical map, locating areas where multilingual poetic production is or was most active. The scope of the mapping is limited to European countries and areas with bilingual or multilingual population....
Traditional Structures in Contemporary Chinese Poetry
... structures typical of the classical Chinese poetry and the way they are used in contemporary Chinese verse. The analysis aims to demonstrate the work of traditional textual mechanisms in contemporary Chinese poetry and to describe their functional features. Poems by Dai Weina, Han Bo, Tashi Tentso, and Zhang Zao employ linguistic means that simultaneously engage several levels of utterances. These linguistic means include non-trivial semantic links created by means of phonographics. A linguistic analysis ...
The problem of poets’ “testimony” (Z/K or vivisection. The book of proceedings by M. Zolotonosov and M. Kononov)
... cognoscibility/incognoscibility of poetry, the interpretation and understanding of poetic texts, etc.
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poem, poetic texts, poetics, author, reader, understanding, interpretation
An “exceptional character” in G. G. Byron’s Mazeppa
The analysis of Byron’s poem includes the examination of its mythopoetic images and the testing situation constituting the framework of the plot structure. The author comes to a conclusion about the dominants of Byron’s axiological system.
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The representation of the concept “family” in English conceptual sphere: a case of children poems
The article focuses on the representation of the concept «family» in English poetry for children. Particular attention is paid to the national and cultural component of the concept under study.
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A language game with background knowledge
... background knowledge of the recipient are studied in the texts of jokes, crossword puzzles, and other literature and speech materials. Special attention is paid to language games focusing on the reader’s knowledge of history in the Old Slavic epic poem The Tale of Igor's Campaign.
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Colour naming as a means to present the concept of ‘life’ in N. Gogol’s epic poem Dead Souls
This articles analyses lexemes with the colour meaning of ‘white’, ‘green’, and ‘yellow’ as representatives of meanings related to the concept of LIFE — beauty, hope, faith. The author stresses the connection between these lexemes with the “living” images opposed to the lifeless world of Dead Souls.
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Role of Tolerance Zones in Functional Modality Field and Development of Author's Verbal Image (on the Basis of Anna Akhmatova's Poems)
The article analyses the textual function of tolerance zones of particular modal meanings in Anna Akhmatova's poetry. The author pays special attention to the zones involved in the development of the author's verbal image, determines the explications of the zones describes and their interrelations.
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The Russian language, dialogue of cultures, and F. M. Dostoyevsky
... 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 works of F. M. Dostoyevsky.
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2. Вайсета Т. Московский ...
B. Pasternak’s “February”: infinitive writing and its translations
Based on a comparison of translations of B. Pasternak’s poem “February”, the author raises the question as to the possibility of preserving the grammar strategies of the original in translation and the degree of stability of “poetry grammar” as a meaning generating mechanism.
1. Гин Я. И. К ...
A. A. Fet and Kant’s stars-and-morals motif in Russian philosophical poetry
This article maintains that the founder of the “stars-and-morals” cycle in Russian philosophical poetry of the 1840s is A. A. Fet. From the poems “I stood a long time without moving” (1843) and “To Le Verrier's Neptune” (1846) to “To extinguished stars” (1890), i. e. over half a century, Fet created lyrical miniatures under the influence of Kant’s and Schopenhauer’s ideas....
Existential Eschatological conception in V.Rozanov's "Apocalypse of our time" and "Disintegration of the atom" by G.Ivanov
The article focuses on the comparative analysis of V. Rozanov's "Apocalypse of our time" and G. Ivanov's prosaic poem , "Disintegration of the atom" in the context of eschatological traditions of Russian literature. Dialogical relations are established between the existential tragic perception of the two authors and the Old Believers' concept of spiritual ...
Liudvikas Rėza and the struggle of two ‘mysteries’
... from the University of Königsberg, Liudvikas Rėza (1776—1840), a prominent figure in the history of Lithuanian culture acclaimed for his work in collecting, studying, and publishing Lithuanian folklore. Rėza was the first to publish Donelaitis’s poem The Seasons in Lithuanian with a German translation, which happened in Königsberg in 1818. Despite his renown, Rėza remains a true mystery for researchers, being a serious scholar, a poet, and a theologian. This mystery is identified as an ideological ...
The tactics of appeal to happiness/regret as speech instruments for implementing the strategies of defining recipient’s emotional status
... the modern German poetry discourse. Especially we are concentrating on lexical tools of the tactics of appeal to happiness and tactics of appeal to regret. The examples of implementation of the strategy of defining recipient’s emotional status are poems, which are devoted to consideration of concept LOVE.
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