The motif of the Caucasian robber Mulla-Nur in the V.I. Dahl’s and Bestuzhev-Marlinsky’s works



This I.L. Bagration-Mukhraneli's article deals with «The motif of the Caucasian robber Mulla-Nur in V.I. Dahl's and Bestuzhev-Marlinsky's works”. On the example of one literary Hero - image of noble robber the author analisys dinamic changes in the russian prose of the Romantic period to physiological essay of the mid of the 30s - 40s of the XIX century. Portraying the same real-life character, Dahl and Bestuzhev-Marlinsky use different descriptive approach. Dahl made the most of short-spoken laconic ethnographical description without any admiration. Bestuzhev embellished the Hero with psychotechnical details scarcely caracterising the Caucasian robber-kohag.

General Information

Keywords: motif, Caucasus, Romanticism, physiological essay-biography, noble robber

Journal rubric: World Literature. Textology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Bagration-Mukhranely I. The motif of the Caucasian robber Mulla-Nur in the V.I. Dahl’s and Bestuzhev-Marlinsky’s works [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2014. Vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 47–52. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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I. Bagration-Mukhranely, PhD in Philology, Ph.D associate professor of the Linguodidactics and Cross-cultural Department of the Faculty of Foreign Languages, Moscow State University of psychology and education (MSUPE), Moscow, Russia



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