ESTABLISHING LIFE AND CREATIVE CONNECTIONS OF BORIS PASTERNAK WITH GEORGIAN

(ACCORDING TO CORRESPONDENCE)

Abstract

Boris Pasternak's letters to the Georgian addressees are an important research material for understanding the translation process or the writer's views and opinions on his time and epoch.  The research presented here is based on the part of Boris Pasternak's epistolary heritage addressed to his Georgian friends.


The personal letters of Boris Pasternak have always arisen the interest of researchers and even today it is still in progress.


The main purpose of this article is to highlight the role of Georgia, Tbilisi and the Georgian society in Boris Pasternak’s work and life, based on the correspondence with georgian addressees. Before traveling to Georgia, Pasternak knew our country, and the Georgian society knew Pasternak. As a result of the poet's arrival in Georgia in the summer of 1931, long creative ties began, which were preceded by friendships and personal relationships between Boris Pasternak and Georgian figures. As Pasternak himself notes, he first fell in love with the "source", which was followed by a wordless understanding of Georgian poetry, and then years of work on translations.


Keywords: Boris Pasternak, Georgian addresses, Addresses of Pasternak, Letters of Pasternak, Epistolary heritage, Georgian poets, Titsian Tabidze, Nino Tabidze, Paolo Iashvili.

Published
2022-12-17
How to Cite
BEDUKADZE, Salome. ESTABLISHING LIFE AND CREATIVE CONNECTIONS OF BORIS PASTERNAK WITH GEORGIAN. PHILOLOGICAL RESEARCHES, [S.l.], n. V, p. 173-182, dec. 2022. ISSN 2667-9612. Available at: <http://sciencejournals.ge/index.php/NJ/article/view/270>. Date accessed: 03 feb. 2023.
Section
SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES - FOREIGN LITERATURE