Article 1139

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Zhatkin Dmitry Nikolaevich, Doctor of philological sciences, professor, head of sub-department of Russian and foreign languages, Penza State technological Academy, member of the International academy of sciences of the pedagogical education, member of the Writers’ Union of Russia, member of the Journalists’ Union of Russia,
Vasilyev Nikolay Leonidovich, Doctor of philological sciences, professor, sub-department of Russian language, Mordovia State University named after N. P. Ogarev, member of the Writers’ Union of Russia, member of the Journalists’ Union of Russia,

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The authors of the article present the results of the extensive work, devoted to the creation of the sources base for «The Dictionary of P. A. Vyazemskiy’s Poetical Language», being prepared. Using as the main source the volumes of «The Complete Set of Literary Works» (1878–1896) of P. A. Vyazemskiy, containing his poetical works (Vol. 3, 4, 11, 12), the authors of the article note the presence of the publications, duplicating each other in this edition, absence of a great amount of texts, the loss of a series of the author’s notes to the poems, numerous censorial cuts, omission of lines and misprints, arbitrary choice of some works’ names, distorting the author’s will adaptation of a number of archaic words and their forms to the new language requirements, etc. The result of the work, concerning the creation of the sources base by grains, allows us to be sure that the new dictionary will authentically reflect the writer’s vocabulary, will give objective information about the quantative aspect of these or those words, proper names usage, considering their particular frequency in different periods of the writer’s creative work. 

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P. A. Vyazemskiy, poetical language, Russian literature of the XIXth century, writers’ lexicography, Study of sources, History of the Russian literary language, textology. 

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