List of abstracts for the IV International HCA conference - Hans Christian Andersen between children's literature and adult literature
Evgeny Shwartz and H. C. Andersen
The theme I should like to present, is The research of the plays of the renown Russian writer Evgeny Shwartz (1896-1958), greatly influenced by H.C. Andersen. Some of his theatre fairy-tales could be considered modern interpretations of Andersen's plots. Attention is paid to the comparision between X1X-th and XX-th centuries visions of the eternal conflict Good - Evil. In Shwartz's versions this conflict is associated with the epochal key events. These problems could be analyzed on both aspects of Shwartz's production - for children and adults - or separately in connection with his play for children - The Snow Queen' or those for adults - The Shadow'