Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences / European “Nigdeya” and Russian “TUtopia”

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Issue
Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences: 2008, Vol. 1, Issue 4
Authors
Kovtun, Natalia V.
Contact information
Natalia V. Kovtun: Siberian Federal University, 79 Svobodny, Krasnoyarsk, 660041 Russia, e-mail:
Keywords
literary Utopia; Utopian discourse; permanent Utopia; European Utopia; intellectual; religious-mystical Utopia; the present; myth
Abstract

The article considers the formation particularities of Russian and European Utopian discourses (the different variant of the term “Utopia” are given in the title of the article to emphasize the peculiarities of phenomena in Russia and the West). Specific character of the Russian literary Utopia is proved and two main lines of its development are traced: the intellectual and the religious-mystical. The work provides the comparative description of classical art patterns of Utopia and contemporary “permanent Utopias”, “quasi- Utopias”.

Pages
539-555
Paper at repository of SibFU
http://elib.sfu-kras.ru/handle/2311/855

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