Critical judgements on the language of Russian literature of the fi rst half of the 19th c. as a source of linguistic data.

2014. №3, 82-95

Irina B. Serebrjanaja
Kazan Federal University, Kazan, 420008, Russia;


The article discusses the possibility of using Russian materials of literary criticism as an important source of linguistic information. These judgments, which are a manifestation of linguistic consciousness, refl ected the trend of language development, cultural and speech problems, linguistic tastes and preferences of the era.