The poem «Orans» by I.F.Zhdanov as an ensemble of semiotic formations


This article analyzes I.F.Zhdanov’s poem "Orans" written in the genre of “ekfrasis”, its general figurative and symbolical means which make it possible to execute an intersemiotic dialogue: metabola, light, circle, and square. It also identifies a connection between the text of the poem and iconographic traditions. The authors come to the conclusion that the specified poem represents a unique "ensemble of multilingual semiotic formations".

Key words: 

poetic text, Orans, ekfrasis, metabola, icon semiotics.

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