Mythologizing Image of KomissarzhevskayaDownload paper
Doctor of Philology, Senior Researcher at the Chair of Literary and Art Criticism and Publicism, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russiae-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Section: History of Journalism
The article is devoted to the first obituaries by A. Block published in the very first weeks after the death of Komissarzhevskaya in February and March of 1910. According to symbolic tradition Block created the ideal image of angelic woman gifted her talent and life to the people who didn’t accept her. After edition of these texts there was an explosion of funeral publications of different kinds, the majority of them repeated the main ideas and imageries of Block. Finally the legendary figure of Komissarzhevskaya has lost links with her real character.