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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2018, 3 (141), 630-634

UDK 792.031.1″632″:393]:159.964.2

DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2018.03.630

THE BEGINNINGS OF THE DRAMA ARTS: DISTINCT OBSERVATIONS REGARDING PALEOPSYCHOLOGY

Hoschitskyi Artem, younger researcher
of the State Historical and Cultural Reserve “Tustan”,
82612 Urych, Skole district, Lviv region, Ukraine.
Contacts: e-mail: artem.hoshchitskyy@ukr.net

Abstrakt. Origins of the dramatic arts and puppetry action are reviewed in the context of primary irrational manifestations — the Upper Paleolithic art and funeral rites. These phenomena are particularly correlated with the psychophysiology of figurative perception and classical psychoanalysis-inspired interpretation of other psychological phenomena, i. e. dreams and games. We assume that they appeared out of the human need for the inner, alternative reality, and served as a peculiar psychological protective mechanism, which had actualized the human basic reserves. Lack of the reserves mentioned could lead straight to mankind’s extinction.

Keywords: dramatic arts, Upper Paleolithic art, funeral rites, classical psychoanalysis.

Received 21.02.2018

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