“STONE” AND “PSYCHE”: NEW RESEARCH OF OSIP MANDELSTAM’S POETIC SEMANTICSReview of the book: Kikhney L.G. and Merkel E.V.Osip Mandelshtam: the philosophy of word and poetic semantics: monography. М.: Flinta publishers, 2013. 168 p

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The review covers the monograph by L.G. Kikhney and E.V. Merkel “Osip Mandelstam: the philosophy of word and poetic semantics” which is devoted to Mandelstam’s linguistic philosophy and his individual semantic principal. The main goal is to study Mandelshtam’s interaction of his artistic texts and theoretical ideas concerning the philosophy of word and text as well as author’s and reader’s images. The monograph reveals Mandelstam’s poetic universe during its three development stages. As theoretical reflection in his articles and essays and artistic methods refer to different chronological frames, they inconsistently show Mandelstam’s dialectics of views on the author’s key poetic categories. In this paper the syntagmatic and paradigmatic evolution of notional complexes, complicated interaction of images and inspirations in Mandelstam’s works are described. The particular aspect of his artistic method lies in inclusive and associatively determined «flowing» of certain notional complexes into the others as well as in accumulation of morphologically different, but semantically identical structures.

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V A Gavrikov

Bryansk branch of The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation


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