Alla V. Muraveva
Ivanovo state University
On the question of the perception of the absurd in modern literary practice (on the example of the piece of Ivan Vyrypaev's «Dreams»)
Muraveva A.V. On the question of the perception of the absurd in modern literary practice (on the example of the piece of Ivan Vyrypaev's «Dreams»). Vestnik of Kostroma State University, 2021, vol. 27, № 1, pp. 200-204 (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.34216/1998-0817-2021-27-1-200-204
DOI: https://doi.org/10.34216/1998-0817-2021-27-1-200-204
УДК: 821.161.1.09«20»
Publish date: 2021-02-12
Annotation: The article is devoted to the parallel consideration of two questions: the text, on the one hand, deals with a set of absurdist techniques and methods stated in the text of Ivan Vyrypaev “Dreams”, and with another – attempt projection composite-content structure plays in the history of the formation and development of the absurd in Russian literary practice of the 20th century. In the course of the study, it was found that the entire set of tools that absurdise the space of the play can be divided into three parts: 1) corresponding to the absurdist-avant-garde techniques of the early 20th century, 2) illustrating the existential dramatic locus, 3) demonstrating the functioning of the phenomenon of the absurd in Russian postmodern drama. Built on the principles of displacement and substitution, the play “Dreams” series illustrates the change of the principle of construction of the text: from semi-abstract components that target the metaphorisation of space in text and in direct violation of formal logic, the play by introducing social commentary comes to the staging of existential issues, and through it, mainly through the absurdist element that goes to a typical post-modern principles of organisation of the text. The main conclusion of this research is the thesis about the characterisation of “Dreams” as a metaphor play that reflects the dynamics of the development of the absurd in the 20th century.
Keywords: absurd, new drama, postdrama, avant-garde, existential drama, oneirism
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Author's info: Alla V. Muraveva, Ivanovo state University, Ivanovo, Russia, a-mour@bk.ru, https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8219-7908