Symbolist Writer Andrej Belyj’s Viewpoints of Mythology

Qian Wu

Abstract


Andrej Belyj, a symbolist writer, conveys profound ideas and concepts of mythology through his own creation by borrowing a large number of plots and characters from myths or creating new mysterious stories, all based on his mythical thinking and the structure of myths he has employed in his creation. This paper takes the writer’s masterpiece, Petersburg, as an example to explore deeply his viewpoints of mythology.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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