The paper presents the analysis of dreams of Yuri Zhivago from the novel «Doctor Zhivago» by B.L. Pasternak. The dreams are considered in the frame of the composition of the novel and thematic contents of all oneirotops. Zhivago is the centre of poetic hypnology system, therefore, every dream of the character has its own semantics and symbolic meaning. Yuri Andreevich’s dreams reveal creative edge of his personality as a poet, delicate spiritual connection with Larisa Fedorovna and contain the ideas of immortality and resurrection.
The article considers the system of artistic hypnology in the lyrics of B. L. Pasternak. Detailed analysis from the point of view of mythopoetic be the group of poems in which the dream — plot motif. The selected poems are divided into three groups: 1) the dream is an omen or a source of new knowledge; 2) the dream and the sleep, are part of the system of cosmogonic myth; 3) the motif of the dream as a call care to another reality. All poems are arranged in a system in which man is conceived with the Universe. The lyrical subject and the poet himself in this case appears as a demiurge, creating a consistent world of the universe in visions and poetic creativity. The dream — state, akin to poetic inspiration, but it is implemented in the state of wakefulness and hard work. In the dream, the lyrical subject gets a secret understanding about the world that after awakening embodies in poetic creativity.
The article is written on the title story of Pasternak's "Safe Conduct"
"Semiotics of Scandal" is the third collection of the series "Mechanisms of culture". It presents the materials of an international conference held at the Center for Slavic studies (Sorbonne, Paris). The authors, using different methodologies, analyze different forms of scandal as one of the dominant categories of the literary process, history, and politics.