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Baryshev I.,
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Chekalov K.

Mongush M.,
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UDC 821.133.1
Chekalov K.
On the Carnival: Nice of the Belle Epoque,
view of French and Russian writers

Abstract. During the «Belle Époque», when in fact Nice becomes the winter capital of France, local carnival tradition reaches its culmination. This article focuses on the ambivalent reflection of the Nice Carnival (as a major component of the local cultural myth) in prose, epistolary and memoirs of French and Russian writers of the late XIX – early XX centuries.

Key words: Carnival, Nice, Battle of flowers, exoticism, «the earthly paradise», rastaquouere.

Chekalov Kirill Aleksandrovich,
Doctor in Philology,
Head of the Department of classic literature
and comparative literature of the Federal State Budget Institution
A.M.Gorky Institute of World Literature (Moscow),
e-mail: ktchekalov@mail.ru


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