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Ivan Bunin and Guy de Maupassant: Ties Across Creative Writing

Vladimir Meskin & Karina Galay

Peoples Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), Miklukho-Maklaya str., 10/2, 117198 Moscow, Russia. Corresponding author: vlalmeskin@gmail.com

Volume 9, Number 4, 2017 I Full Text PDF

DOI: 10.21659/rupkatha.v9n4.10

Received September 20, 2017; Revised November 21, 2017; Accepted November 30, 2017; Published December 09, 2017.

Abstract

If one compares the works of Guy de Maupassant and Bunin I.A., he or she will find that these two writers are related by a subject matter. In particular, attention is drawn to the description of relationship between men and women. It is essential that Russian writer’s attitude toward the works of his French colleague-predecessor – a bright representative of European realism of the XIX century – changes as he develops in creativity. Textual analysis of similar (by plot) works of Maupassant and Bunin was carried out on the back of the experience of many writers, who have studied the legacy of both classics. Bunin is proved to be modernizing the realistic poetics and going a way of neo-realism – realism, enriched by the influence of modernism.

Keywords: Guy de Maupassant; Bunin I.A; realism; modernism; neo-realism; poetics; context; evolvement.

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