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SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2015. № 12. Part 1. P. 173-175.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Philological Sciences
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Surovtseva Ekaterina Vladimirovna
Lomonosov Moscow State University

Abstract. By the material of the Russian literature of the XIX-XX centuries the article suggests emphasizing a special epistolary genre - the genre of "a letter to a ruler", represented by two invariants - "a letter to a tsar" and "a letter to a leader", the definition of such subvariety of a genre as a letter-invective is given. Then the analysis of a concrete material - letters-invectives to the tsar by M. Tsebrikova and V. Korolenko, is conducted. As a result preliminary conclusions concerning the functioning of this genre subvariety in the history of the Russian literature are made.
Key words and phrases: эпистолярная литература, "письмо властителю", "письмо царю", "письмо вождю", письмо-инвектива, русская литература, цензура, литература и власть, epistolary literature, "a letter to a ruler", "a letter to a tsar", "a letter to a leader", a letter-invective, Russian literature, censorship, literature and power.
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