The Reflection of Everyday Kyrgyz Culture in Chyngyz Aitmatov’s Works

Valentyna Mychaylowna Ozmitel


This article addresses the issue of belles-lettres role for studies in humanities and social sciences. Cultural studies certainly should use the literature as one of the most important materials for research. Analysis of works of Chyngyz Aitmatov is proof of the effectiveness of this thesis. Literary works are also to attempt to understand the reality around us as well as they are its product. Aitmatov’s sublimed romantic point of view covers only the domains of conflict, the spheres of contact of the where various dimensions of everyday life, and various attitudes towards them. These differences evolved from different historical epochs and reflected in human lives. However, there is hope that the concept of “everyday life†will not share the fate of other culturological terms in the belles-lettres interpretations. The main point is to expose how much belles-lettres show the everyday life and its socioeconomic and political context.

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cultural studies; belles-lettres; socio-economic and political context; everyday life; Chyngyz Aitmatov

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