History and person in short stories of Alexis Remizov The cycle «Poor fortune» Rational-irrational aspect of the writer’s fictional world

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Abstract

This article devoted to short stories, written by A.M. Remizov. Selected stories are united thematically. All of them depicted terror of history. Victim of that terror is an ordinary men. Famous historic persons represented as symptoms of tragic fate of Russia. This issue contains comparison of two different editions of his book of dreams «Bedovaja dolja» («Bad fate» and «Martyn Zadeka») on the background of different art’ periods, Silver age of Russian literature and émigré literature. As Russian artist Remizov used to feel his personal fate as a part of common fate of his main land, Rus-Russia. Because of it paradoxical forms of perceptions represented as different types of understanding complicated moments of individual life and existentional moments of human beings.

General Information

Keywords: Dreams and fictional visions, history of literature, psychologism of literature, historiosophy, textology.

Journal rubric: World Literature. Textology

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/langt.2016030408

For citation: Sergeev O.V. History and person in short stories of Alexis Remizov The cycle «Poor fortune» Rational-irrational aspect of the writer’s fictional world [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2016. Vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 109–119. DOI: 10.17759/langt.2016030408. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Oleg V. Sergeev, Doctor of Philology, department of Russian philology, Moscow regional state university, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: oleg1405@yandex.ru

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