Evening and Night in Natalya Arseneva’s Poetry Cover Image

Тэма вечара i ночы у паэзіі Наталлі Арсенневай
Evening and Night in Natalya Arseneva’s Poetry

Author(s): Wioletta Nikitiuk-Perkowska
Subject(s): Belarussian Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku
Keywords: Belarusian emigrant poetess; subject of night and evening; existence; homeland; night landscape; stars; moon;

Summary/Abstract: In literature Belarusian emigrant poetess Natalya Arseneva is famous for her love to native nature and autumn. The article discusses another crucial fact – Arseneva is a poetess of evening and night. Her fascination with night landscape observed in her first poems can be found in her entire creation process. Arseneva’s night is neither dark nor gloomy. On the contrary, the night excites by its beauty and multicolor. The moon and stars are an inseparable element of the night landscape. For Arseneva night is the time of reflection and dreams.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 213-221
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Belarussian