Typology of Intertextual References of a Television Film as Text

The article considers a television film as a text and its verbal component as being of primary importance, which allows adopting a philological approach to studying the vertical context and intertextual references as the main objects. The article aims at researching the structure of the vertical context of a television film based on the typology of intertextual references and their referents.

On ‘Shrinking’ of Regions

In the scope of area studies as integrated science it seems possible to develop a number of ‘shrinking’ regions’ future development strategies considering their special characteristics. Herewith, it is important to allocate not only global patterns of the process, but also to highlight regional peculiarities.