Ethno-cultural contacts of Tatars with central Asia and their importance for the development of literature (the 16th–19th centuries)

R.R. Abyzova

171-176 p.

The article shows the importance of international ethno-cultural contacts on the example of cross-cultural relations that existed between the Volga region and Central Asia for over several centuries. The basic background of close economic, cultural, and social interactions between these regions is defined. The article identifies the main factors that influenced the entry of cultural, particularly literary monuments, which had been created in the foreign cultural environment, into the territory of the Volga Region.

Keywords: Central Asia, cultural dialogue, literary relationship, Tatars, Tatar literature, the Volga Region


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About the author: Rezeda R. Abyzova is a Candidate of Science (Philology), Senior Research Fellow, the Center of History and Theory of National Education, Sh. Marjani Institute of History of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences (7, Baturin Str., Kazan 420111, Russian Federation);

Received 25.01.2017   Accepted for publication 02.06.2017

Published Online 17.11.2017