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2016 Vol. 7 № 1

LANGUAGE: THE BEAT OF TIME

ASPECT OF THE LITERARY TEXT

Parable of the prodigal son in the image-conceptual field of Leonid Leonov's novel "The Pyramid"

Abstract

A new interpretation of the novel "The Pyramid" by L. Leonov is suggested. The article supports the idea that in his ideology developed in the novel, Leonov is close to Dostoevsky: the central religious and philosophical statement of the novel is the ontological duality of existence where good and evil, God and Devil actively oppose each other.

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The ABC of incidents: On "Notes and Statements" M. by L.Gasparov (second article)

Abstract

The article studies Gasparov's views on the issues of creativity, its deep roots and connected to this the structure of the creative personality. It also examines Gasparov's attitude to literary text translation, text interaction, the national element in the structure of the creative personality. In general, "Notes and statements" by M. Gasparov is analyzed as a literary phenomenon.

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Existential Eschatological conception in V.Rozanov's "Apocalypse of our time" and "Disintegration of the atom" by G.Ivanov

Abstract

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 antichrist.

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THE LABYRINTHS OF HISTORY

Sambia belts and their prototypes

Abstract

The article shows that an important detail of Sambia female outfit, the estias, a mixed form of Sambia belt originated from German and provincial-Roman patterns, dates back to the middle or the third quarter of the I century AD. The emergence of a number of tools of intercultural origin (Sambia belts are among them) presupposes the co-existance of different ethnic groups in Sambia in the Julio-Flavian time.

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IN LOVE WITH WISDOM