LITERARY CRITICISM

Herald of the G. Tsadasa Institute of Language, Literature and Art. Issue 26 (2021)


«VOYAGE» ESSAYS BY A. S. GRIBOYEDOV ABOUT THE CAUCASUS, ABOUT DAGESTAN: POLYPHONY OF THEMES AND IMAGES

UDK: 8.82-3

Pages: 36 - 46


The article considers the identification of the genre uniqueness of the essay and «the voyage» literature as its variety, as well as to the analysis of the «Notes» by A. S. Griboyedov, who was forced to travel around the Caucasus, Dagestan («in an official capacity»). The research focuses on a literary text that accumulates the author's observations, his life paradigm, worldview, and views on many problems of the Caucasus (including Dagestan). The article presents the specifics of real-life ethnomentality development, indicated by the genre boundaries of the essay.


Keywords: essay, travel literature, the Caucasus, Dagestan, A. S. Griboyedov, topic, world perception.




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