The Specifics of Space in Romantic Fantasy



The article considers the spatial specificity of the literary texts of romantic fantasy. The objects that create this or that kind of space in the texts of the novel are various attributes of a particular era and reality. Based on the creative work of the popular author of the novel Elena Zvezdnaya, the main types of spatial organization of romantic fantasy texts are distinguished and characterized. Special attention is paid to the influence of the attributes of the world on the formation of space in the works of Elena Zvezdnaya

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Keywords: romantic fantasy novel, fantasy, space, Elena Zvezdnaya

Journal rubric: World Literature. Textology

Article type: scientific article


Received: 20.06.2022


For citation: Antonova M.V., Fedorchuk M.A. The Specifics of Space in Romantic Fantasy [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2022. Vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 42–48. DOI: 10.17759/langt.2022090205. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Maria V. Antonova, Doctor of Philology, Professor, Head of the Department of the History of Russian Literature of the XI-XIX Centuries, I.S. Turgenev Orel State University (I.S. Turgenev OSU), Orel, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Mariia A. Fedorchuk, PhD in Philology, Senior Lecturer of the Department of History of Russian Literature of the XI-XIX Centuries, I.S. Turgenev Orel State University (I.S. Turgenev OSU),, Orel, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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