attention of the Internet
The art of literary poetry is no lower than poetic art in general. Say more than that: the ability to write rocks should combine the art of poetic syllable plus literary knowledge and, to them, the same knowledge of psychology. No wonder there are far fewer known parodists than famous poets.
A good parody is not just thin and deep humor. This, as a rule, is a hyperbolization of the phenomenon, metaphors, feelings, situations that occur in the poem chosen by the parodist. Continue reading
Times change, but the main, most important themes of poetry remain unchanged. Often, reading Lermontov or Akhmatova, we are surprised to find out in a few lines our own feelings and experiences. And how many more examples of the connection of times can be found in the lyrics! Poetry as if comes into confrontation with the popular claims that “people are now not the same as before.” Continue reading
In 2007, the Russian Academy of Arts celebrates its 250th anniversary. November 17, 1757 (old style – November 6) – The governing senate of the Russian Empire adopted a decree on the creation of the “Academy of the Three Notable Arts”. In fact, such an institution in Russia was conceived much earlier, and by this time it had operated successfully for at least thirty years. The idea of establishing a community of artists was expressed by Peter the Great and his entourage as early as the 1690s. After visiting the first emperor of Paris and the French academies in 1719, this idea acquired a concrete form, but for many cases the necessary decree Peter the Great signed only shortly before his death, on December 22, 1724. Continue reading