SOME NOTES ON MIKHAIL YURYEVICH LERMONTOV'S WORK "ASHUG GARIB"
Keywords:Ashug Garib, Azerbaijan, epos, Lermontov, folkish, mythology
The great Russian poet and thinker M. Lermontov spent several years of his life in exile in the Caucasus and during these years he got acquainted with the national culture, folklore, life and way of life of the
Azerbaijani people. As a result of this acquaintance, he skilfully used the subjects and images he received from Azerbaijani folk art, folklore motifs in his works. His work "Ashug Garib" based on the Azerbaijani folk epos of the same name is very characteristic in this regard. The article analyses the idea-content features of the work, investigates the mythological essence of a number of episodes and images. Summarizing his comparisons and analysis, the author concludes that Lermontov's work is very valuable as the first recorded version of the epos "Ashug Garib". The work is also important in terms of studying the Russian-Azerbaijani literary and cultural relations.
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