Article 11410

Title of the article

ON THE GENETIC CONNECTION OF THE ANGLO-SAXON EPIC “BEOWULF” AND THE ENGLISH “GOTHIC” TRADITION OF THE 18TH CENTURY

Authors

Naptsok Bella Radislavovna, Candidate of philological sciences, associate professor, sub-department of literature and journalism, Adigeya state university (Maykop), bella@maykop.ru

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 821.111.0

Abstract

Article purpose was research of a question on an epos genetic relation “Bеоwulf” and English “Gothic” tradition of XVIII century. The main tasks of the research are: to consider poetics and semantics of supernatural images Grendel and his mothers in subject development of a poem; to analyse “Gothic” surroundings and a fantastic background in epos. In the Anglo-Saxon epos “Bеоwulf” there are elements supernatural and awful, in due course entered into English “Gothic” tradition: an image of the hero-villain named malicious and damned spirit, a phantom; motive of an awful sight; psychological fear and horror atmospheres; a combination of realistic and fantastic pictures; Fate and Punishment themes.

Key words

the Anglo-Saxon epos “Bеоwulf”, its genetic relation with English “Gothic” tradition, “Gothic” images, motives, the chronotopos, the landscape, fear and horror of atmosphere in the epos.

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