The Revolutions of 1917 in the Philosophy of the Russian Symbolism

16 Pages Posted: 12 Apr 2017

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Alexander Dobrokhotov

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Date Written: April 12, 2017

Abstract

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.

Keywords: philosophy, revolution, Russian Symbolism, Vyach. Ivanov, Andrey Bely, A. Blok

JEL Classification: Z

Suggested Citation

Dobrokhotov, Alexander, The Revolutions of 1917 in the Philosophy of the Russian Symbolism (April 12, 2017). Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 148/HUM/2017, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2951595 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2951595

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