A. Blok: the Eternal Feminineness after the Funeral of Fair Lady


  • Vsevolod Kuznetsov Vinnytsia National Technical University




Eternal Femininity, Fair Lady, Ontological Place of Femininity, Mysticism, Embodiment of Femininity


The article is dedicated to the ideas of Eros and Femininity of poet Alexander Blok. The central place in the work is given to the problem of ontological status of Blok’s Fair Lady. The authors show that the poet has been looking for ontological place of Femininity in nature, society and universe on the whole for a long period of time. As a result, Blok finds the true kingdom of Fair Lady in time and in history.

Author Biography

Vsevolod Kuznetsov, Vinnytsia National Technical University

Senior lecturer at the Department of Philosophy


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Kuznetsov, V. (2013). A. Blok: the Eternal Feminineness after the Funeral of Fair Lady. Sententiae, 29(2), 5–37. https://doi.org/10.22240/sent29.02.005






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