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The article discusses research perspectives in the study of Russian pre-modern first-person writings that are commonly called autobiographies. The article argues that re-questioning of early Russian autobiographical writings is prompted by some recent important changes in the humanities and social sciences and by some insights from historians and literary scholars that study first-person texts of the Western tradition.
The second part of the article is a case-study that examines one autobiographical text, The Life Zhitie of monk Epifanii? The analysis of this representation is conducted in relation to concrete social and political contexts of the text.
The study concludes that contextualizing pre-modern first-person narratives as social activities embedded in historically specific reality helps in better understanding of their meanings. The present research focuses on the autobiographical writings of two outstanding political figures, the former presidents of South Korea, Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun The study aims to define how individual memories of the past are interwoven with collective memories and how these memories are reflected in life narratives.
The preliminary results of the research show that the individual memories of two politicians regarding significant historical events considerably contest and criticize the official historical discourse. In this regard, they are especially helpful resources for understanding how collective memory of the past has been formed and mobilized in South Korea. Being the leader of the movement against religious reform in the seventeenth century Russia, Avvakum composed his life story in accordance with hagiographical canon of the martyr to send a propaganda message to his followers.
The same is true for the figure of the protopopica , which was used by Russian scholars and writers of the twentieth century to establish a canon of the model wife. Like many genres, biography came belatedly to Russia. As with other such late arrivals, it underwent intensive growth in quantity, sophistication, cultural significance and popularity from the era of Nicholas I onwards, and stands today as a dominant force in post-Soviet publishing.
RU EN Search. Advanced search. HSE University. RU EN. Higher School of Economics. Priority areas business informatics economics engineering science humanitarian IT and mathematics law management mathematics sociology state and public administration. The cataclysm has impacted Russia as well. Who will better deal the hardships—experienced baby boomers, Gen Xers who survived the s, or Gen Yers who have had an easy life? Everybody Ran and I Ran, Too.
In lockdowns, why do some people stay home, while others violate the quarantine rules and go out for picnics in the park? Behavioural economics may provide the answer to this question. Due to timely price and time adjustments on the Russian labour market, the need for worker layoffs was much less than it could have been under other conditions.
At the same time, the study also shows that more than half of Russians surveyed reported that their earnings have decreased significantly. Zusman V. Language: German. Keywords: "alien" "own" E.
Canetti autobiography. In book Jahrbuch der Oesterreich-Bibliothek. Edited by: A. Petersburg: Peterburg. In bk. Festschrift zum Geburtstag von Prof. Penka Angelova.
Veliko Tarnovo: Cyrill and Maethodius, Zaretsky Y. European Journal of Life Writing. Kim N. Die Figur der Protopopica. Ein Beitrag zur altrussischen Autobiographie. European Journal of Feminist History. Childhood in Medieval Autobiography.
Social Science Research Network, The article reviews the narratives on childhood in medieval autobiographical writings. It argues that these narratives allow us both to see differences in perception of childhood between medieval and modern autobiographers and to rethink the well-known argument of historians of childhood that medieval culture was indifferent to the first years of human life. Writing Russian Lives.
Tulyakov D. Literary Studies. WP BRP. In this context, the populist intent of the autobiography can be seen as a means of rethinking the failed modernist attempt at objectivity. With the help of the form of popular autobiography, Lewis playfully subjects to detachment modernism itself, undermining the assumptions of its commitment to difficulty, elitism, and autonomy and highlighting the related tensions within his own aesthetics.
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