The face of Shamil in Akaki Gatserelia's prose

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Makvala Davitadze

Abstract

Remarkable writer of the 20th century Akaki Gatserelia`s artistic work takes up a lot of space to show the face of Shamil , the face of a proud son of the mountain.


In general ,in the works of Georgian writers,  the face of Shamil appears to be a paradigm of disobedience and a hero  fighting for freedom. Akaki Gatserelia`s historical novels are created with this attitude.


The article contains artistic analysis of Akaki Gatserelia`s novels such as “One Day of the Imam”, “Imam in the lodge”, and “Bosco`s apprentice” .


The author`s goal  is to show the face of the hero Shamilstruggling for freedom on the one hand, and on the other hand to urge contemporaries to fight for freedom.

Keywords:
Akaki Gatserelia stories and novels Shamil Caucasus struggle for freedom
Published: Jan 9, 2021

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Literary Studies