Perception of Contemporary Russian Literature in Chinese Criticism as Exemplified by the Works of Siberian Writers (V.P. Astaf'ev and V.G. Rasputin)

Valentina V. Nikitenko
2018 Journal of Siberian Federal University  
Firstly, the article provides a short excursion into the history of translations and study of Russian literature in China. Furthermore, there is a brief overview of Chinese critical works within the period of 1980-2000. The article identifies the main aspects of the creative work of Siberian writers attracting the attention of Chinese researchers. The main positions of criticism, literary studies and new trends are considered. The author notes the creative interaction of Chinese writers with
more » ... ese writers with V.P. Astaf'ev and V.G. Rasputin, their ideological and artistic congeniality. The analysis of the material allows us to draw a conclusion about the relevance of the problems posed by Russian writers for the Chinese readers, as well as the increased attention of Chinese critics and literary historians to their work. The creative work of Siberian writers helps a Chinese reader to understand the Russian culture and the Russian mentality more deeply.
doi:10.17516/1997-1370-0211 fatcat:ffzhvny6abbpzeehofkaswnq4i