Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1817-7115 (Print)
ISSN 2541-898X (Online)


XIXth Century Image in B. Okudzhava’s Poetry: to the Question of the Motif Correlation in the Writer’s Poetic and Prosaic Texts

The article reveals problematic and thematic correlation and associative links that appear on the motif level between B. Okudzhava’s prose and poetry within the framework of the Decembrist problem range.

Stream of Consciousness of Literary Text Characters (on the Material of A. P. Chekhov’s Prose of Different Periods)

The article considers one of the ways of presenting the initial phase of character’s inner speech in A. P. Chekhov’s prose – stream of consciousness as a manifestation of his individual writing style.

The Semantics of the Blood Motif in B. Okudzhava’s Novel «A Date with Bonaparte»

In the article the main semantic components of the blood motif are revealed in the novel «A Date with Bonaparte» by B. Okudzhava; the peculiarity of the lyrical and philosophical narrative of B. Okudzhava is researched.

Alexey Slapovsky’s prose in the perception of Andrey Nemzer

A literary critic Andrei Nemzer was one of the fi rst to draw attention to the work of Alexei Slapovsky, a writer inextricably linked with Saratov. Responses to his works have been published in newspapers and “thick” journals since the early 1990s. The list of the main characters of literature, which Nemzer compiled annually, is not complete without the name of the prose writer, and the mass of reviews is ostentatiously apologetic.