Non-normativ lexicon in «Boris Godunov» tragedy by A.S. pushkin: its goal and meaning



The article analyzes cases of using obscene language by Pushkin and the history of their censoring. The author reveals historical value and meaning of expressions that became profanity, as well as their role and semantic function in the tragedy.

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Keywords: non-normativelexicon

Journal rubric: World Literature. Textology


For citation: Kurkin B.A., Murashkina O.V. Non-normativ lexicon in «Boris Godunov» tragedy by A.S. pushkin: its goal and meaning [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2019. Vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 16–27. DOI: 10.17759/langt.2019060302. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Boris A. Kurkin, Doctor of Law, Professor, Associate Professor, Department of Constitutional and Administrative law, Tambov State Technical University, Tambov, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Olga V. Murashkina, PhD in Philology, Associate Professor of the Department of Language Training of Public Administration Personnel, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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