Absract: The article deals with the representation of body and space in L. Andreev’s The Black Maskers. The play couldThe article deals with the representation of body and space in L. Andreev’s The Black Maskers. The play couldbe considered a radical artistic experiment in terms of theatrical embodiment of the human mind. The mainconcepts of the pan-psychological theater, an idea realized by the writer in the 1910s, could be traced in thework. The present article examines the following questions: the role of the body, the expansion of the space ofconsciousness, the methods of embodying the inner world of man in the state of crisis, and so on.
Keywords: body, space, existentialism, self-knowledge, pan-psychological theater, The Black Maskers, L. Andreev.
Pages: 56-61
Department: Materials and Notes
Author: Maria V. Mikhailova
Information about the author: Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor at the Department of History of Modern Russian Literature and Contemporary Literary Process of Faculty of Philology of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskiye Gory, 1st Humanities Building, Moscow, Russia, 119991 mary1701@mail.ru
Author 2: C. Chiang
Information about the author 2: Postgraduate Student at the Department of History of Modern Russian Literature and Contemporary Literary Process of Faculty of Philology of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskiye Gory, 1st Humanities Building, Moscow, Russia, 119991 sashachiang@gmail.com

 

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