Baltic accent

2017 Vol. 8 №1

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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 the mechanism for understanding and using the power of Russian poetry and addresses its ultimate goal — the creation of a new humanitarian ideology. The author proposes approaches aimed at encouraging poets to search for the goals of Russian poetry. Russian poetic speech is analysed as a coherent whole that requires new strategies for reading and understanding. The publication component of the project is a phenomenon that allows poets, readers and scholars enhance their understanding and knowledge of modern Russian poetry.