Personality in science: Emilia Petrovna Kadkalova. On the 90th anniversary of the professor

The article highlights the main milestones of the life and work of E. P. Kadkalova, a prominent Russian of the Saratov linguistic scientific school. The characteristic features of E. P. Kadkalova as a researcher and a person, the fundamental features of her methodology are highlighted.

O. I. Ilyin’s Paradoxes

The article, intended to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Oleg Ivanovich Ilyin, deals with the analysis of his research methodology. On the example of his work Mayakovsky’s Hyperboles (1968) the main principles of analyzing the poet’s idiostyle are shown, approaches to the most important issues in literary criticism, outpacing their time, are highlighted.