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2015 | 64 | 4 | 711-727
Article title

Afrodyta i Ariadna. Miłość a samotność w poezji Walerija Briusowa

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Aphrodite andAriadne. Love and Loneliness in the Poetry of Valery Briusov
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Abstracts
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This article is an analysis of the mythopoetic image of Ariadne in five poems by Valery Briusov. TheGreek myth ofAriadnecombinestwo phenomena: love and loneliness. InthepoemsanalyzedtheRussianSymbolistBriusovfocuseshisattentionononestoryfromtheancientmythofTheseus and Ariadne, Theseus’ abandonment of Ariadne on the island of Naxos.Briusov interpretsthe story through his Symbolist worldview. Heshowsthatlonelinessintheworldisnotaninherentpartofbeing; it is the result of a choice, and is connected with a loss (in the case of men) or with abandonment (in the case of women). PoemsaboutthemythiccoupleillustratethethesisthatintheworksandworldviewoftheolderSymbolistslove does not exclude loneliness, because earthly love is merely a fleeting moment that does not guarantee constant union with another person.
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Volume
64
Issue
4
Pages
711-727
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  • Uniwersytet MCS, Instytut Filologii Słowiańskiej, Pl. Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej 4a, 20-031 Lublin, Poland
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