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2016 | 59/119 z. 3 | 121-134

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The Real and the Mythicized Function of Word in the Work of a Modern Indian Poet


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The study presents an analysis of the communicative function of word in contemporary Indian poetry. With reference to Jerzy Smolicz’s concept of core values, it discusses several examples drawn from the poems of Ashok Vajpeyi with the aim at showing that, in the context of a multicultural and multilingual society, the language of contemporary Indian poems (in this case written in Hindi) not only remains in itself a core value, but it also becomes the prime carrier of axiological senses.





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  • Zakład Azji Południowej Instytutu Bliskiego i Dalekiego Wschodu Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego


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