Danubius International Conferences, 3rd International Conference The Danube - Axis of European Identity

The Place of the Name IVAN in Mikhail Kuzmin’s Prose

Victoria Shyrokova
Last modified: 2013-05-25


As well as the appearance of the main character, the name plays the key role in covering the content of a literary work. Mikhail Kuzmin’s prose gives us a wide range of material for research. However, despite the fact that there exist some works about the structure and the meaning of the names of the main characters, there are no researches in the role and the meaning of the name Ivan. Our report consists of two sections: a) the description of the name in two writer’s novels, b) the course of this choice.