Border as a symbolic model in the works of the 19th-century Russian literature: reception in USA literary studies.



The review concentrates on the Slavic literary studies of the USA that analyze the symbolic spatial models in the works by Russian writers of the 19th century. The main focus is on the symbolic model of the border. The aim of the review is to demonstrate how this national symbolic model embodied in the Russian writer’s texts of the 19th century is interpreted in the alien cultural environment of contemporary American Slavic studies.


Russian literature of the 19th century; the American Slavic literary studies; poetics; symbol; model; boundary.

DOI: 10.31249/lit/2021.02.12

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