Gleb Uspensky

Novel «The First Circle» in the Aspect of the Discursive Reflection of Concepts of the Russian Liberal Movement of the End of the XIIth and the Beginning of the XXth Centuries

The article dwells on the issue of how the ideas of the Russian liberal movement in the pre-October period are reflected in A. I. Solzhenitsyn’s novel «The First Circle». The author points out that those concepts are significantly meaningful in the conceptual structure of the novel; the interrelation of the concepts with the development of the theme of the Russian peasantry in this work by A. I. Solzhenitsyn is highlighted.