MODERNISM, FUTURISM AND AVANT-GARDE AS INTELLECTUAL MOTHERLANDS OF TRANSFORMATIONS IN CHUVASH IDENTITY IN THE POETRY OF GENNADII AIHI
The author analyses the intellectual and cultural foundations of Gennadii Aihi’s poetry. Gennadii Aihi, the poet who in Chuvash and Russian languages, is the symbolic figure of a Chuvash national culture of the 20th century. Gennadii Aihi, who actively and successfully combined archetypes and values of Chuvash national culture with European intellectual trends, had a reputation of the representative of the poetic avant-garde, but his texts actualized the variety of cultural and intellectual trends, including modernism and futurism. The author
analyses how Gennadii Aihi combined Chuvash heritage as Turkic with Russian and other intellectual stimuli as forms of Western intellectual influences.