Receptive aesthetics of China’s image in poetry of K. Balmont

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The article describes receptive aesthetics of the image of China in the poetry of K. Balmont. New in the work is the hypothesis of coexistence in works of the poet of two principles - Logos and Tao. Texts have been found in Chinese, to which poet addresses. The original text have been identified, which became the basis for the creation of a poem by K. Balmont “Chinese sky”. The reasoning and conclusions of the author are based on critical studies comparing two cultures. Analysis of the poetic works of K. Balmont was carried out basing on the semantic aspect using the method of textual parallels. Study of the receptive aesthetics of the image of China in the poetry of K. Balmont allows us to come closer to the world outlook of the culture of the Silver Age from another side.

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Polina Vadimovna Porol

People’s Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

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PhD student, Department or Russian and Foreign Literature

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