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The Revolutions of 1917 in the Philosophy of the Russian Symbolism


  • Alexander Dobrokhotov

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics)


The article is dedicated to the philosophical reaction offered by several Russian symbolists to the revolution of 1917. It demonstrates the “re-grouping” of the Silver Age Symbolism, which laid bare the underlying differences in its value foundations. The article considers this refracted unity in the ideational world of Symbolism in the journalistic writings of Vyach. Ivanov, Blok, and Bely

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  • Alexander Dobrokhotov, 2017. "The Revolutions of 1917 in the Philosophy of the Russian Symbolism," HSE Working papers WP BRP 148/HUM/2017, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:hig:wpaper:148/hum/2017

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    philosophy; revolution; Russian Symbolism; Vyach. Ivanov; Andrey Bely; A. Blok;

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