Bulletin of the G. Tsadasa Institute of Language, Literature and Art 28 (2021)
MEMOIR GENRES IN THE DAGESTAN LITERATURE OF THE LATE XIX– EARLY XX CENTURY (Based on the memoirs of M. Kushiev)
Pages: 58 - 67
The article deals with the notes of the Dagestan goldsmith-gunsmith M. G. Kushiev (1877–1942), in which he told about its unique and rich experiences of life. Memoirs of Magomed Kushiev is also a story about the life of thousands of Dagestan retirees – masters of various professions and crafts, who regularly left their villages to work. Notes of M. Kushiev have obvious folk roots, as in the story, and the form. In addition, there is a similarity with the European adventure novel. But the main value of the memoirs of Kushiev that we can see the world of the late XIX – early XX centuries through the eyes of the Dagestan man of this period.
memoirs, jewelry art, jeweler-gunsmith, seasonal work, folklore motives, travel notes, biography, style.
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