Bilingualism and Genre Synthesis of Lyric Poetry of Bakhytzhan Kanapyanov

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The article devoted to the study of an art bilingualism - its nature, structure - with the considerations of creation ways of a national world’s picture. The problem research, which is based on the lyrical collection of Bakhytzhan Kanapyanov “Vekzametry”, gives a possibility to establishment of communication between genre synthesis of its poetry and traditions of the Kazakh mythology, the Kazakh folklore, the Russian literary traditions, including futurism and socialist realism, military lyrics and a political thaw culture. The main aim of the article is developing a model of an art bilingualism. For this purpose it was required to describe the bilingual poet specifics of philosophical and world outlook system of thinking systemically and for the first time. In order to solve the designated tasks, authors applied methods of the philological, formal and complex lyrical text analysis. The research of Kanapyanov art bilingualism allows to reveal sources of genre synthesis, which is based on the original strategy system. Among them are: synthesis of symbolical images, metaphorics of the Kazakh mythology and the hero-romantic epos, syllabic verse with poetics of the Russian futurism and with the tendencies of the socio-realistic plan. The prevailing motives, subjects and lyrical plots of poetry of Kanapyanov were generalized. Signs of an autobiographical genre, combined with a form of a monologue and dialogue with the implicit reader and the world - were revealed. The chronotope of the lyrical world of Kanapyanov was characterized. Historical and cultural mythemes in Kanapyanov’s poetry were shown in terms of the social and national resonant events. Connection with stylization of east tradition and a hyperbole of a socialist realism canon were established. Obtained results introduce practical and theoretical value for application the techniques of the art text analysis, studying of modern Kazakh literature, for understanding the specifics of cross-cultural communication processes.

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Kuralai B Urazaeva

L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University

Author for correspondence.

Doctor in Philology, Professor of the Department of Russian Philology of the Eurasian National University named after L.N. Gumilyov

2, Satpayev str., Astana, 010000, Kazakhstan

Sholpan K Zharkynbekova

L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University


Doctor in Philology, Professor of the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at the Eurasian National University named after L.N. Gumilyov, Dean of the Faculty of Philology

2, Satpayev str., Astana, 010000, Kazakhstan


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