Uldanai Maksutovna Bakhtikireeva – Doctor of Philology, Professor, Department of the Russian Language and Intercultural Communication at Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.
The article deals with methodological challenges encountered in the linguacultural
research into fiction written in Russia by non-Russian authors. Despite active
linguistic studies in this field, post-Soviet researchers keep discussing this
phenomenon as “literary bilingualism,” a long-standing term. The article calls for
applying such terms as translingualism (in Russian) and transculturalism.
translingual Russian literature, translingualism, bilingualism, bilingual, (ethnically) non-Russian author, transculturation.