Article 12214

Title of the article

               GERMAN HAMLET: BREAKTHROUGH TO HUMANITY IN THE DEHUMANIZED WORLD. BASED                   ON THE NOVEL BY E. WEISS «GEORG LETHAM: PHYSICIAN AND MURDERER» 

Authors

Kolpakova Svetlana Georgiyevna, Candidate of philological sciences, lecturer, sub-department of German language, Institute of Language, Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University (18 Kremlyovskaya street, Kazan, the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia), 42029.tschistovi@mail.ru 

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821.112.2 

Abstract

Background. The problem of inclusion of a foreign cultural element into another national art space is of great scientific interest, particularly William Shakespeare's artistic heritage into the German culture. The purpose of the study is to analyze the Shakespearean characters, themes, motifs in the German novel of the XX century.
Materials and methods. The subject of research is the features of reception of the Shakespearean drama and reconstruction of the German character of Hamlet. The main research method is the comparative method in combination with the complex descriptive text analysis.
Results. In the analysis of the text there were found several types of reception of Shakespeare: citation of Shakespeare's text, allusions to the tragedy «Hamlet», the characters identified with the Shakespeare's character, Hamlet's motives and situa-tions. Hamlet situations are the starting point in development of the plot.
Conclusions. The research showed that Hamlet situations and self-identification of the protagonist with the image of Hamlet are used to transmit the feeling of guilt in the dehumanized world. Rejection of Hamletism symbolizes atonement and the turn to humanism. 

Key words

reception of Shakespeare in Germany, German Hamlet, Ernst Weiss. 

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