«Orpheus n't to descend after Eurydice»: the dichotomy of life and death in the interpretation of the antique myth by M. Tsvetaeva

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The article is devoted to examine the compound understanding of the poet's destiny and his mission on the material of Tsvetaeva's poetry that mentioned the antique characters Orpheus and Eurydice. M. Tsveteva involves these two legendary characters to find the sense that lies beyond the real world, and appears that to have discovered it one has to sacrifice another's life.

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K V Estekhina

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Email: estekhinakv@yandex.ru
Кафедра русской и зарубежной литературы; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University of Russia


Copyright (c) 2011 Естехина К.В.

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