The paper discusses theoretical base for studying biases of communication among contemporary students. Herbert Marshall McLuhan’s conception of media could be interpreted for this purpose. McLuhan ideas are actual again in the epoch of Internet and mobile technologies. Through development of McLuhan and his students ideas author shows that bias of communication facilitates this or that practices of gathering and analyzing information during educational process. Theoretical discussion is illustrated with cases from author’s educational practice.
The main goal of the article is to offer and schematically elaborate the idea of performative media as a basic model of contemporary phenomenological-hermeneutical philosophy, which is aimed at exploration of the processes described in transcendental phenomenology as “constituting activities”. The performative medium embraces meaningful, spatial, and processual aspects of the human experience of the world, is able to play a part of the theoretical model offering the interesting opportunities for both further development of phenomenological project and productive dialogue between phenomenology and contemporary social sciences.
The chapter considers Marshall McLuhan‘s literary criticism: his dissertation «The Classical Trivium: The Place of Thomas Nashe in the Learning of His Time», publications devoted to A Tennyson and E. Pound. The author sets a goal to estimate the impact of the Canadian scholar into literary studies and investigate his research method. M. McLuhan‘s interdisciplinary and intermedial approach to analyzing literary texts grants scholars unlimited freedom in formulating hypotheses without their further approval or denial as well as the right to challenge canons. Bold ideas, vivid metaphors, daring comparisons, and unusual foreshortening are important for McLuhan‘s research. The Canadian theorist is not well recognized among literary critics, bit his methods of studying literature, media, and communications have become a basis for international projects at M. McLuhan‘ Center of Culture and Technology at Toronto Universit
The paper is focused on the study of reaction of italian literature critics on the publication of the Boris Pasternak's novel "Doctor Jivago". The analysys of the book ""Doctor Jivago", Pasternak, 1958, Italy" (published in Russian language in "Reka vremen", 2012, in Moscow) is given. The papers of italian writers, critics and historians of literature, who reacted immediately upon the publication of the novel (A. Moravia, I. Calvino, F.Fortini, C. Cassola, C. Salinari ecc.) are studied and analised.
In the article the patterns of the realization of emotional utterances in dialogic and monologic speech are described. The author pays special attention to the characteristic features of the speech of a speaker feeling psychic tension and to the compositional-pragmatic peculiarities of dialogic and monologic text.