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 ... ... poetic text becomes a means of expressing the author’s assessment of the depicted. Changes are revealed in the semantics of images resulting from the author’s individual assessment and the reader’s perception. The author demonstrates the dependence ...
Biblical motifs in B. Pasternak’s cycle Isn’t it Time for Birds to Sing as a structure forming principle
... good and the evil for the soul of the persona. The author identifies the role of intertextual connection in the formation of the image of poetic I.
1. Гиржева Г. Н. Поэтика лирики Б. Пастернака (лингвистический ... ... Философско-эстетические и художественные искания.
Кемерово, 1996. С. 104—118.
Boris Pasternak, biblical motif, plot, cycle
The Name of Prophet Abraham in the Old Russian Literature of XI—XIII centuries
Franklin, S., 1982. Some Apocryphal Sources of Kievan Russian Historiography. Oxford Slavonic Papers, 15, pp. 1—27.
Franklin, S., 2002. Writing, Society and Culture in Early Rus. Cambridge. pp. 950—1300.
Abraham’s name, the biblical image, the biblical formula, Old Russian literature, the Tale of Bygone Years, Abraham bosom, children of Abraham
Belskaya E. V.
From the fall of man to the image of the Antichrist : Biblical allusions in W. Gombrowicz’s novel Pornografia
This article analyses W. Gombrowicz’s novel Pornografia as a parodic interpretation of Nietzsche’s overman philosophy. The myth of the fall of man from the Book of Genesis and the biblical and eschatological myth of Antichrist are considered as the interpretive key to the novel.
1. Гомбрович В. Космос. СПб., 2001.
2. Кьеркегор С. Страх и трепет. М., 1993.
3. Мальцев Л. А. ...
The stylistic aspect of Russian and English biblical idioms
This article deals with the balance and misbalance of the English and Russian biblical idioms as regards their stylistic colouring. The idea is put forward that the misbalance can be accounted for by the ... ... Universal Human Concepts in Culture-Specific Configuration. Oxford, 1992.
Soskina S., Ivanova N.
priorities, tradition, world image, balanced idioms, misbalanced idioms
Freedom as an axiological category in G. G. Byron’s mystery Cain
This article considers Byron’s work based on the well-known Biblical story, which was radically transformed by the poet. An analysis of one of the key categories of Romanticism – central to Byron’s oeuvre – helps show that the fictional conflict of the drama manifested in the images of Adam’s sons is based on the antithesis between the true and false freedom, whereas the general literary structure ...
The child that is «not of this world» in Sergey Snegov’s novel Humans as Gods
The novel by the famous Soviet science fiction writer is analysed in the context of evangelical allusions and connotations. Biblical references in the text suggest a link between one of the main characters, the boy Astr, and the image of Christ. Although well in line with the anthropology of enlighten-ment, the idea of the salvation of the universe, which is central to the plot of the novel, and the image of the saviour, the child that is ‘not of this world’, are counterposed ...
The semiotics of a ship and its modelling features in the novels of William Golding, Julian Barnes, and Gregory Norminton
This article studies the semiotics of the ship as an image of the world in cases of the novels To the End of the Earth by William Golding, A History of the World in 10½ Chapters by J. Barnes, and The Ship of Fools by Gr. Norminton. The ship is considered a new version of the Biblical Noah’s Ark – a miniature society. The authors believe that the avantext integrates the new “generative model” ...
Images of Paradise in the Russian Poetry of the End of the 20th Century
... 2017] (in Russ.).
Solov'ev, S., 1993. Pir: Teksty, stikhi, besedy [Feast. Texts, poems, talks]. Nikolaev-Simferopol' (in Russ.).
Tsvetaeva, M., 1965. Izbrannye proizvedeniya [Selected works]. Moscow-Leningrad (in Russ.).
"Paradise" text, images of Paradise, Biblical motifs, poetry of the turn of the 20th century, literary tradition, linguistic poetics
Severskaya O. I.