“Metaphysics” of life by Marina Tsvetaeva Cover Image

„Metafizyka” życia Mariny Cwietajewej
“Metaphysics” of life by Marina Tsvetaeva

Author(s): Elena Janczuk
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature, Russian Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Marina Tsvetaeva; motive; death; life

Summary/Abstract: Feature of oeuvre of Marina Tsvetaeva – the predominance of the motive ofdeath. Henry Gorchakov discovers this topic in sixty percent of the poet’s worksof M.Tsvetaeva. Naturally, reflections on death are accompanied by reflectionson life. The article analyzes the peculiarities of development of Tsvetaeva’s work ofanother constant motive – the motive of life, the concept of which is found outin a complex metaphysical context of thinking. Particular attention is paid to the diversity of approaches to understanding life and their changes. At the same time,the poet does not develop his own philosophy of life, focusing on the world ofexperiences, on the one hand, or on a holistic and volatile reality, on the other.

  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Issue No: 11
  • Page Range: 174-199
  • Page Count: 26
  • Language: Polish