Subjective consciousness (playing of intellect) in the Andrej Biely's novel 'Petersburg' Cover Image

Художественное исследование субъективного сознания («мозговой игры») в романе Андрея Белого Петербург
Subjective consciousness (playing of intellect) in the Andrej Biely's novel 'Petersburg'

Author(s): Janina Pietraszkiewicz
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Novel, Russian Literature
Published by: Polskie Towarzystwo Rusycytyczne
Keywords: Russian literature; Andrei Bely; Petersburg; father and son; narrator

Summary/Abstract: The two-plan vision of the world is a specific feature of the Andrej Bely’s novel Petersburg. According to the real plan there is an other plan (the inner plan) in the novel, it means: a deep penetration into subconsciousness of characters, into their thoughts and feelings. The two plans complete themselves, the development of the action proceeds in the both plans of the narration. In the article there was an attempt to research the inner world of character’s feelings. The consciousness of the father and his son Ableukhov and Dudkin, the third character of the novel, becomes the object of the research. The consciousness of the first-person narrator appears as a linking element of the novel.

  • Issue Year: 2007
  • Issue No: 118
  • Page Range: 32-44
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Russian