Reception Oriental motifs in the works of A.N. Radishchev and I.A. Krylov

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The comparative analysis of two images of Eastern rulers and their court elite — in the story «Kaib» of Krylov and in the chapter «Spasskaya Polest» of Radishchev’s book «Journey from Petersburg to Moscow» presented in the article. The stories are analysed in the aspect of allegorical using of the genre «oriental story» as a literary-political utopia.

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A O Shelemova

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia


- Faezekh Karimian

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia



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