Ekaterina V. Bolnova
Lobachevsky Nizhni Novgorod State University
Victor Sosnora's poem “From the Window”: structure and content
Bolnova E.V. Victor Sosnora’s poem “From the Window”: structure and content. Vestnik of Kostroma State University, 2023, vol. 29, № 2, pp. 95–101 (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.34216/1998-0817-2023-29-2-95-101
DOI: https://doi.org/10.34216/1998-0817-2023-29-2-95-101
УДК: 821.161.1.09”20”
Publish date: 2023-05-05
Annotation: The article analyses the poem “From the Windowˮ, which was not included in any of the lifetime poetry books by Victor Sosnora. The typewritten text is kept in the Central State Archive of Literature and Art of St. Petersburg and was not available to a wide range of readers or researchers of Victor Sosnora’s creative work. The importance of publishing this work is connected, in particular, with the fact that in 2018 (a year before the author’s death) Palmira Publishing house published three books of Victor Sosnora’s works under his editorship. There may be an erroneous opinion that these books have absorbed the entire legacy of the author, thereby the question of the need to prepare a complete academic collection of Victor Sosnora’s works will not be raised in a timely manner. The publication of previously unknown works contributes to solving this problem. Within the framework of the conducted research, a detailed philological analysis of the poem “From the Windowˮ was performed. The phonetic, morphological, syntactic levels, the motif-figurative system, the problematic of the text are analysed. Allusions and reminiscences significant for understanding are revealed. As a result, a hypothesis was put forward according to which Victor Sosnora’s poem, from a formal point of view not inferior to the published texts, was not included in lifetime collections, since it dissonates with the author’s autobiographical myth.
Keywords: Victor Sosnora, archival materials, text philological analysis, Sosnora studies.
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Author's info: Ekaterina V. Bolnova, Candidate of Philology Sciences, Lobachevsky Nizhni Novgorod State University, Nizhnij Novgorod, Russia, eka332@yandex.ru, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4956-642X