The article is devoted to the problem of of poetic licences’ codification in Church Slavic and Russian linguistic works of the 17th-18th centuries. The object of the study is the codified gram-matical and lexical unequal versification variants based on different kinds of word accidence, responsi-bly used by the authors to solve various problems of versification. The subject of the study is the system of poetic licences in the cultural and linguistic context of different historical periods. The purpose of the study: consideration of poetic licences’ types in Church Slavonic and Russian metatexts. The research is focused the study of poetic licences, recorded in the Church Slavonic grammar of M. Smotritsky and in Rus-sian philological tracts of V. Trediakovski, A. Kantemir, Ap. Baibakov, V. Podshivalov. The relevance of the work is determined by a general interest of modern linguistics to research in a history of Russian versification, among which are the problems of the poetry “grammar”, presented in an aspect of diachrony.

A Yu Mikhaylenko

Principal contact for editorial correspondence.
Institute of Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences 32А Leninsky Av., Moscow, Russia, 119334

Mikhailenko Arina Yurievna, Junior Researcher of the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Scientific Interests: the history of the Russian standart language, poetic language, the history of standart languages

  • Baibakov, A. (1790). Pravila piiticheskie o stikhotvorenii rossiiskom i latinskom so mnogimi protiv prezhnego pribavleniyami: s priobshcheniem Piitiko-Istoricheskogo slovarya.. a takzhe Ovidiyanskie prevrashcheniya pri kontse otbornye Pub. Virgiliya Marona stikhi. Izd. 4. Moscow. (in Russ.).
  • Vinokur, G.O. (1959). Selected works on Russian language. Moscow: Uchpedgiz (in Russ.).
  • Zhivov, V.M. (1996). Language and culture in Russia of the XVIII century. Moscow: Yazyki russkoi kul'tury (in Russ.).
  • Zapolskaya, N.N. (1985) “Clipped” adjectives in the Russian Standart language of XVIII century. Moscow State University Bulletin. Series 9. Philology, Vol. 3. (in Russ.).
  • Zapolskaya, N.N. (2008). Grammar and sub-gramar of Slavic literary languages (XVI— XVIII centuries): the theory and history standards / XIV International Congress of Slavists. Slavic linguistics. Reports of the Russian delegation. Мoskow. (in Russ.).
  • Podshivalov, V.S. (1798). A short Russian prosody, or the rules of how to write Russian poetry. Published for the students of the Noble University hostel. (in Russ.).
  • Smotritskii M. (1979). Meletiy Smotritskiy’s Grammar book. 1619. (in Russ.).
  • Trediakovskii, V.K. (1735). Trediakovskij's Method of 1735. (in Russ.).


Abstract - 8

PDF (Russian) - 1

Copyright (c) 2017 Mikhaylenko A.Y.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.