The article deals with the activities of B. Purishev as a Germanist - a scientist, a teacher, a researcher of medieval and Renaissance literature.
The collection offers articles dedicated to the Russian-Chinease literary relations, the image of China in the Western literary tradition and the vision of Russia in Chinese literature.
Tha overall aim of this analisys is to interpret the literary strategy of Ivan Ivanovich Dmitriev, famous Russian poet of the beginning of the 19th century. Especially we are interested in his polemics against a group of men of letters, critics of 'karamzinian' tradition in Russian literature. The main conclusion of this research is that Dmitriev's position could be described as a 'double identity'' behaviour: he was used to represent himself both as a 'man of letters' and 'imperial bureaucrat'.
This article is focused on the evolution of well-known Russian writer Vladimir Sorokin's works (novels, sort stories. cinema scripts) in post-Soviet period. Its main subject is the film "Target" (2011) shot by Alexander Zel'dovich and based on the script by Zel'dovich and Vladimir Sorokin.