Biblical Code in Novel "Perfume" by Patric Suskind. Part I. The Flesh of the World.

  • L. M. Ostapenko Candidate of Philology, Associate Professor of the Department of Slavic Philology, Comparative Studies and Translation of the Nizhyn Gogol State University
Keywords: The Bible, Patric Suskind, Perfume

Abstract

The author analyzes the biblical code of novel "Perfume" written by Рatric Suskind,
suggests that the one of the possible codes of novel interpretation is biblical, pays special
attention to the analysis of a large number of marked and unmarked allusions to the Bible,
foremost on semantics of smell and its functions in the text, and basing on the conducted
research proves that the free use of themes and images of the Old and New Testaments in
the novel images can be considered as one of the fundamental principles of author’s
strategy. It is sent to the exposure of man as a potential creator and refutation of spiritual
sense of culture.

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Published
2018-06-28
How to Cite
Ostapenko, L. M. “Biblical Code in Novel "Perfume" By Patric Suskind. Part I. The Flesh of the World.”. Literature and Culture of Polissya, Vol. 91, no. 10f, June 2018, pp. 142-9, doi:10.31654/2520-6966-2018-10f-91-142-149.