Подрубрика: Memories
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DOI: 10.51762/1FK-2022-27-01-03
Abstract: The article features an excerpt from Chumakov’s memoirs, describing how, in the late 1960s, he got acquainted with Lotman’s book Lectures on Structural Poetics and then met the author of the lectures at the Pushkin Conference in Pskov. According to the memoirist, Lotman’s Lectures on Structural Poetics gave literary studies in the 1970s a new language, which may then have been modified within some other schools of literary studies, but it laid the foundation for the scientific description of the fiction text. Investigation of the fiction text has been characterized since the late 1960s by the structuralist approach. The memoirs also mention Chumakov’s defending his candidate dissertation, in which Lotman acted as an opponent (the dissertation was entitled “Problems of Pushkin’s Poetics: (Lyrics, The Stone Guest, Eugene Onegin)” and was defended in Saratov, in 1970. One part of Chumakov’s candidate dissertation, as well as his report at the Pushkin conference in Pskov, was devoted to the role of the notes and “Passages from Onegin’s Journey” in Pushkin’s novel “Eugene Onegin”. Independently of each other, Chumakov and Lotman came to the conclusion that the notes are not a supplement, but real independent parts within the novel in verse, along with its eight chapters.
Key words: Structuralism; structural poetics; reception of structural studies; structural studies; memories; Russian poetry; Russian poets; literary studies specialists.

Для цитирования:

Ю. Н. Чумаков: воспоминание о знакомстве с Ю. М. Лотманом / публикация, примечания и послесловие Е. Капинос // Philological Class. – 2022. – Vol. 27 ⋅ №1. – С. 35-43. DOI 10.51762/1FK-2022-27-01-03.

For citation

Kapinos, E. (Ed.). (2022). Yu. N. Chumakov: Memories of Meeting Yu. M. Lotman. In Philological Class. 2022. Vol. 27 ⋅ №1. P. 35-43. DOI 10.51762/1FK-2022-27-01-03.

About the author(s) :

Kapinos Elena Vladimirovna 

Institute of Philology of the Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (Novosibirsk, Russia)

Publication Timeline:

Date of receipt: 22.02.2022; date of publication: 30.03.2022


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