Stavrogin’s Study Room in Literature and on Film Cover Image

Кабинетът на Ставрогин в литературата и киното
Stavrogin’s Study Room in Literature and on Film

Author(s): Nataliya Nyagolova
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Language and Literature Studies, Psychology, Studies of Literature, Russian Literature, Psychoanalysis
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: poetics; topos; novel; sign; character; Stavrogin

Summary/Abstract: This paper is an analysis of the semantics of the topos of Nikolai Stavrogin’s study room in F.M. Dostoevsky’s novel Demons (“Бесы”). It examines the composition of the objects, the principles of selection of this composition and the mechanisms in which a given spatial element takes part in constructing the plot. It outlines the role of the study roomin Dostoevsky poetics as an integral system. Transformations of the toposin the existing screen adaptations of the novel are also explored.

  • Issue Year: 24/2015
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 130-145
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Bulgarian