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Hypotheses:

THEORY OF CULTURE

A.Ya. Flier. A systematic model of the social functions of culture

 

Discussions:

IN SEARCH OF THE MEANING OF HISTORY AND CULTURE (A.Ya. Flier's column)

A.V. Kostina, A.Ya. Flier. Ternary functional model of culture (continued)

V.M. Rozin. Features and constitution of musical reality

N.A. Khrenov. Russian culture at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries: the Gnostic "Renaissance" in the context of symbolism (continued)

 

Analytics:

CULTURAL REFLECTIONS

I.V. Kondakov. The cat as a cultural hero: from Puss in Boots to Schrodinger's Cat

N.A. Khrenov. A Century later: the tragic experience of Soviet Culture (continued)

I.E. Isakas. Hypothesis. The Christmas tree is a symbol of the second coming of Christ

THE DUEL

A.Ya. Flier. Is culture inevitable? (on the limits of the social usefulness of culture) (Philosophical dystopia)

A.A. Pelipenko. Culture as an inevitability (on the subjective status of culture)


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Khrenov Nikolai Andreevich,
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor,
Deputy Research Director of
State Institute of Art Studies of
the Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation
e-mail: nihrenov@mail.ru

Myth and Culture in the XX Century:
Filmmaking of Myths
(Part 1)

Abstract: The article analyzes the nature of myth and the reasons of its originating, its social and psychological impact on mass consciousness, features of functioning of mythological time, and the bases of human need for myth in popular culture.

Keywords: mythology, social dissatisfaction, mythological time, figurative system, impact on the mass psychology.

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