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Malen´kaja ženščina i ljubov´ u M.P. Arcybaševa : sovmestima li ideal´naja ljubov´ s real´nost´ju?

Title in English Common Woman and Love by M. P. Artsybashev : Can Ideal Love Be Combined with Reality?


Year of publication 2018
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Acta Rossica Tyrnaviensis III. Zborník štúdií Katedry rusistiky Filozofickej fakulty Univerzity sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Keywords Russial literatura at the beginning of the 20th century M. P. Artsybashev; Roman malen´koj zhenshchiny; romantic model of love; topos of a provincial town
Description The article is concerned with the short-story "Roman malen´koj zhenshchiny" by M. P. Artsybashev. The text explores in which extend the protagonist Elena Nikolaevna behaves according to her will and in which extend she is influenced by an old model of life in which every kind of bodily needs in the sphere of love is "dirty". Led by this unproductive model the protagonist falls in love with the writer whom she takes for an ideal partner. He, on the other hand, takes her only for an easy game girl suitable for a short time pleasure.

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