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by charitable donation from the Russkiy Mir Foundation
Russkiy Mir Foundation
Hagiographic tradition and mythological beliefs in folk literature of the 20th century
Thematic and linguistic features of folk culture as represented in hagiography of the Russian North. A hagiographic Story of Father Nikolai (1999, Totma, Vologda Region) as an example of "naive" literature. Stylistic features of the text: hagiographic language, traditional written language and the "new language" of the Soviet times, motives of a miracle.
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