Karachay-Balkar poetry of the modern time: the problem of national artistic traditions

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This article is the first to consider a diverse thematic layer of the latest Karachay-Balkarian poetry of the late XX - early XXI centuries. The study was based on an analysis of the writers of the 90-ies: Arthur Bakkuev, Luba Akhmatova, Aishat Kushcheterova, and the latest generation of poets of the XXI century: Shamil Uzdenov, Amina Gazaeva, Nauruz Bayramkulov, Diana Rakhaeva, Ismail Baytuganova. The author proves the point of view on the revival of consciousness relics of archaic forms of worldview in the artistic culture of the region, as well as the priority of established fundamental values and stereotypes in the poetic consciousness of the young generation of poets. At the same time, the influence of Islamic ideas on modern national literature is growing. This is evidenced by the nature of their poetic self-expression regarding topics and problems, which is ontological in nature. Poets actively operate with traditional archetypes and symbols (stone, water, wood), as well as religious vocabulary (Allah, fate, destiny, prayer, etc.). As a result of the study, the main trends, key aspects in the development of creative consciousness were identified, the dominants of value-orientational unity in the content and problems of the works were identified.

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Rauzat A. Kerimova

Kabardino-Balkarian Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Author for correspondence.
Email: K.roza07@mail.ru

Candidate of Philological Sciences, research scientist of the Department of Balkar Literature of the Humanities Research Institute

18 Pushkina St, Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, 360000, Russian Federation


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