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Nadezhda I. Pavlova

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Nadezhda I. Pavlova — PhD in Philology, Associate Professor, Associate Professor, Department of the Russian Language, Tver State Technical University, A. Nikitin Emb. 22, 170026 Tver, Russia.
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5038-1898
E-mail: nadija_80@mail.ru


Philological sciences




Vol. 68


pp. 200–212


February 22, 2022

Approved after reviewing

April 4, 2022

Date of publication

June 28, 2023



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Аddresses and analyzes the work of the modern writer N. Abgaryan in terms of the gender-specific features of the artistic representation of the issue of memory, for instance, the actualization of the category of femininity and its aesthetic potential in the texts of the author. The undertaken analysis of narrative mechanisms, plot-compositional and pictorial features of three major works revealed the dominant role of the representation of the female genealogical connection not only in the production of the artistic construct of memory, but also in the formation of the artistic concept of the author's works. The study shows how the emphasis on building a female pedigree, a related transgenerational connection at different levels of the text determines the narrative structure of the narrative act, which in the context of studies of the relationship between the categories of memory, narrative and gender / gender allows us to judge gender specificity of the creativity of both given author and women's writing as a whole. In addition, the inclusion of perspective of the representation of women's psycho-emotional and mental experience in the feminist theoretical discourse presented in the texts makes it possible to speak about the manifestation of the aesthetic potential of women's experience in the work of N. Abgaryan.


Memory, Female Genealogy, Gender Narratology, Abgaryan, Narrative of Memory, Feminist Literary Criticism.


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