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Поэтика комического и контекст
A Comic Narrative in Context

Arkady Averchenko’s Short Story “Pravednik”

Author(s): Dmitri Nikolayev
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Literary Texts, Fiction, Russian Literature, Theory of Literature
Published by: Tallinna Ülikooli Kirjastus
Keywords: 21st-Century Russian Literature; Sergei Daniel (b. 1949); Literature and Visual Arts; History of Literature;

Summary/Abstract: This article applies the method of Yuri Lotman’s article “The Text and the Structure of Its Audience” to the study of Sergei Daniel’s autobiographical novel Muzei (2012). It shows that the ideal reader of Muzei should be competent in a) the topography of Leningrad (St. Petersburg), b) Russian history, c) Greek mythology, d) history of philosophy, e) technicalities of the profession of a painter, f) history of arts, g) theories of art, h) history of Russian literature, and many other fields.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 113-146
  • Page Count: 34
  • Language: Russian