The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 26
Page No. 6185 - 6188

Reinterpretation of Myth in Modern Gender Prose of Russian and Foreign Women-Writers

Authors : Svetlana N. Barashkova, Fedot F. Zhelobtsov, Svetlana F. Zhelobtsova, Varvara B. Okorokova and Matrena P. Popova

Abstract: The study covers the actual problem of mutual literary relations regarding myth context reinterpretation in modern gender prose. Using an empirical and comparative historical approach, ethno poetry of novels by German writer Christa Wolf, Russian writer Lyudmila Ulitskaya, Yakut and Evenk prose-writers Ariadna Borisova and Galina Keptuke is researched. Antique archetype of Medea-infanticide is reinterpreted from the point of woman outlook. Works comparison of different artistic levels and different times discovers reference of a woman prose to a novel genre. Arctic’s antique myth content and cultural values are used by the authors in a functional way.

How to cite this article:

Svetlana N. Barashkova, Fedot F. Zhelobtsov, Svetlana F. Zhelobtsova, Varvara B. Okorokova and Matrena P. Popova, 2016. Reinterpretation of Myth in Modern Gender Prose of Russian and Foreign Women-Writers. The Social Sciences, 11: 6185-6188.

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