TODAY’S POETRY OF THE VOLGA’S REGION
In this issue “DN” is hosting modern poets of Tatarstan and Bashkortostan. Among them there are our regular authors Alyona Karimova and Liliya Gazizova and also new names: Timur Aldoshin, Hismatulla Youdashev, Tamara Iskanderiya and Alexander Shuralev.
YOURIJ KAGRAMANOV. Around the “Iranian Idiom”.
“It seems that Iran is now nearly the only country which is moving “against the current”, that is against globalism in its negative manifestations”. Thus is the opinion of the well-known culturologist and publicist Yourij Kagramanov who dwells upon the history and meaning of the 1979-th year democratic revolution in Iran.
ULDANAJ BAHTIKIREEVA. Трансфер/Transfer
Doctor of Philology U.Bahtikireeva analyzing the event of transfer in linguistics and literature places it on the same footing as the dialogue of cultures in which the unproductive melts into productive, tradition into innovation, statics into dynamics and a unique particularity is being formed through which a new vision of the universal is been coming into existence.
VLADIMIR DEGOEV. Will for the Truth Against the Dictatorship of Substitutes.
The global crisis has brought the mankind’s attention to the questions of the society’s organization, security, cultural and spiritual identification which came into a sharp conflict with the idea and practice of globalization. This is the philosophical question of the search of the Sense in the senseless world. It seems, the author says, that this time the darkness we are wandering in may be illuminated not by “the light from the East”, but by another Project maturing in the very underbelly of the USA.
ANASTASIJA AFANASYEVA. “The World Needs Literature for Breathing”.
Poet A. Afanasyeva belongs to the generation which has been formed in the 1990-s. She resides in Kharkov, is a psychiatrist and writes in Russian. In her interview she is reasoning on the teachers and poets of her generation, about poetry and philosophy, about poetical languages and reading which becomes not only interesting but fashionable among the intellectual youth in Ukraine.