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Liste des principales publications de Mikhail Tolmatchev (1992)

Liste der wichtigsten Publikationen von Mikhail Tolmatchev (1992)

Mikhail Wassiljewitsch Tolmatchev: Beruflicher Werdegang (1959-1992)

  • TOLMACHEV M.V. A BOTTLE IN SEA: Pages in literature and art. – Moscow:

D. Aronov, 2002. – 560 p., ill. – In Russian.

CONTENTS:

AKHMATOVA IN ART:

  • Akhmatova Anna Andreevna (1889 – 1966), Russian writer:

Portraits of Akhmatova from 1910 to 1965

ANNA AKHMATOVA: AN EXPERIENCE OF RECOLLECTIONS

  • Akhmatova Anna Andreevna:

Biographical facts (1962 – 1965);

Literary tastes and opinions of Akhmatova

            BY A FORGOTTEN TOMB IN SAN REMO

  • Nedobrovo Liubov Alexandrovna (1875 – 1924), Russian public figure, wife of poet Nedobrovo N. N.:

Biografy of Nedobrovo L. A.;

Relations between Nedobrovo L. A. and Akhmatova A. A. in 1913 -1916

  • Akhmatova Anna Andreevna:

Biographical facts (1904 – 1954)

  • Anrep Boris Vasilievich von (1883 -1969), Russian-English artist, Russian poet:

Relations between Anrep B.V. and Akhmatova A.A. in 1913 -1916

HE WAS A POET OF THE FIRST ORDER

  • Kuzmin Mikhail Alexeevich (1872 – 1936), Russian writer and composer:

Place of Kuzmin M.A. in Russian literature

            NERO AND OTHERS: TO THE PUBLICATION OF MIKHAIL KUZMIN’S "THEATRE"

  • Kuzmin Mikhail Alexeevich (1872 – 1936), Russian writer and composer:

Kuzmin M.A. in history of Russian poetry, prose and drama;

Kuzmin M.A. The Plays/Teatr: In 4 vol. (2 books). – Berkeley, 1994 – 1995. – In Russian (Evaluation of the edition);

Kuzmin M. A. Death of Nero (problematics of the play);

V.I. Lenin’s funeral as seen by Kuzmin M.A.

  • Lenin V. I.:

Lenin’s funeral as seen by Kuzmin M.A.

            SOME THEMATICAL ASPECTS OF “DEATH OF NERO” BY MIKHAIL KUZMIN

  • Kuzmin Mikhail Alexeevich

Kuzmin’s personality and works as object of interest from the end of XX;

Kuzmin M.A. Death of Nero (problematics of the play);

Kuzmin M.A. as a forerunner of Albert Camus’ "Caligula";

Kuzmin M.A. and Christianity

  • Human condition / Condition humaine:

Revolt against it by the heroes of Kuzmin M.A. and Camus A.

  • Beauty:

As artificial in the view of Kuzmin’s and Camus’ heroes

  • Power:

Artistry of the ruler as incongruous with his place of sovereign according to Kuzmin and Camus

  • “Living life”:

Forcing of “living life” as destructive according to Kuzmin and Camus

  • Death:

Dignity of man in the face of inevitable death

  • Historiography of classical antiquity:

Trustworthiness of ancient historians as a problem

  • Russian orthodox church:

“Religious renaissance” of the end of XIX – beginning of the XX and the Russian orthodox church

            “…ALL THE BETTER OF MINE I HAVE LEARNED FROM YOU…”:

FOLLOWING THE PAGES OF THE LETTERS OF N.S. GUMILYOV TO

V.Ya. BRYUSOV

  • Gumilyov Nikolay Stepanovich (1886 – 1921), Russian writer:

Gumilyov’s correspondence with Bryusov V.Ya. in 1906 – 1910, 1919;

Gumilyov’s poems (just written) enclosed in his letters to Bryusov V.Ya. (1906 -1910);

Gumilyov and Annensky I.F. (1855 -1909);

Gumilyov and Ivanov Vyacheslav Ivanovich (1866 – 1949);

Gumilyov as a student of Sorbonne (University of Paris): no valid evidence;

Gumilyov as editor of “Sirius” review (Paris, 1907, in Russian);

Gumilyov and Parnassian school of French poetry;

Gumilyov and Leconte de Lisle Charles (1818 – 1894);

Gumilyov as prose-writer

O.N. HILDEBRANDT-ARBENINA ON GUMILYOV:

  • Hildebrandt-Arbenina (Gildebrandt-Arbenina) (1897-1980), actress and artist:

Biographical information on Hildebrandt-Arbenina O.N.;

Hildebrandt-Arbenina O.N. as memoirist

A BELOVED OF POETS IN ONE MORE MIRROR

  • Hildebrandt-Arbenina O.N.:

As memoirist

  • Glebova-Sudeikina Olga Afanasievna (1885-1945), actress and artist:

Glebova-Sudeikina’s meeting with Hildebrandt-Arbenina O.N. in 1922;

Glebova-Sudeikina’s biographical facts (including her liaison with poet Knyazev Vsevolod Gavriilovich) as reported by Hildebrandt-Arbenina O.N.

            NEW FEATURES OF THE DR. DAPERTUTTO’S IMAGE

  • Meyerhold Vsevolod Emilyevich (1874-1940), Russian stage-director and actor (pen-name: Dapertutto Dr.):

Meyerhold in 1918-1919 as seen by Hildebrandt-Arbenina O.N.

Meyerhold and his wife Reich/Raikh Zinaida Nikolaevna in 1937 as reported by Hildebrandt-Arbenina O.N.;

Meyerhold’s life and work in estimation of Tolmachev Mikhail Vasilyevich, editor of the note on him by Hildebrandt-Arbenina O.N.

            “HE ACTED AS A TRUE HERO AND MARTYR HAS…”

  • Kannegiser Leonid Ioakimovich (1896-1918), poet, killer of Uritsky Mikhail Solomonovich (1873-1918), head of Petrograd Tcheka:

Relations between Kannegiser L.I. and Hildebrandt-Arbenina O.N. in 1916-1917;

Information on the family of Kannegiser L.I., including his sister Kannegiser Elizaveta Ioakimovna, a future victim of the Nazi holocaust, on relations between Kannegiser L.I. and poet Yesenin S.A., on the literary tastes of Kannegiser L.I.;

Kannegiser’s life in comparison with Yesenin’s life according to Tolmachev M.V., editor of the memoir about Kannegiser by Hildebrandt-Arbenina O.N.

ON THREE VERSIONS OF ALEXANDRE BENOIS’ GRAPHIC SUITE TO “THE BRONZE HORSEMAN” BY A.S. PUSHKIN

  • Benois Alexandre Nikolaevich (1870-1960), Russian artist:

Benois as illustrator of A.S. Pushkin’s poem “The bronze horseman” in evaluation of Efros A.M. (theses of Efros 1923 lecture on Benois illustrations)

Benois’ illustrations to “The bronze horseman” by Pushkin in appreciation of Oettinger/Ettinger P.D., Sidorov Alexey Alexeevich, Ciawlowski/Tsyavlovsky M.A., Eisenstadt/Aisenshtadt D.S.

  • Efros Abram Markovich (1888-1954), art, theatre and literary critic and historian, translator, museum collaborator, professor:

Efros' attitude to Benois

  • Pushkin A.S. (1799-1837), Russian writer:

Pushkin’s work in reflection of fine arts:

“The bronze horseman” in drawings of Benois Alexandre Nikolaevich

            WHO HAS DEFENDED AND WHO HAS DEMOLISHED THE SUKHAREV TOWER?

  • Sukharev tower in Moscow (1692-1695):

Demolition of Sukharev tower in 1934 and attempt to prevent it by some persons of the world of art (Stchusev A.V., Efros A.M., Zholtovsky I.V. a.o.) who sent a petition to Stalin I.V.

  • Efros Abram Markovich (1888-1954):

As initiator of a petition against demolition of the Sukharev tower sent to Stalin I.V.

            RILKE AND RUSSIA

  • Rilke Rainer Maria (1875-1926), Austrian writer:

Russia in spiritual search of Rilke;

“Stories about our beloved God” of Rilke, Russian theme there

  • Efros Abram Markovich:

"Stories about our beloved God" of Rilke in translation of Efros and his corresponding thinking on the Russia’s way in the 1920-ies.

            “PROFILES” BY A. EFROS

  • Efros Abram Markovich (1888-1954), art, theatre and literary critic and historian, translator, museum collaborator, professor:

“Profiles” (1930), a collection of essays by Efros A.M. on Russian artists of the end of XIX – beginning XX

            CHAMFORT’S MANUSCRIPT IN RUSSIA

  • Chamfort Sébastien Roch Nicolas (1740-1794), French writer:

“Maxims and thoughts. Characters and anecdotes” by Chamfort (edited posthumous in 1795 with following additions);

Study of the album with autographs of aphorisms and anecdotes by Chamfort; publication of the pieces discovered in Moscow

            THE YOUTH OF ALFRED DE VIGNY

  • Vigny Alfred de (1797-1863), French writer:

Vigny’s biography;

Vigny’s poetry (1820-1840);

“Cinq-Mars” (1826), novel by A. de Vigny;

“Stello” (1832), philosophical dialogue by A. de Vigny

            FIVE BOOKS WITH MARGINALIA OR INSCRIPTIONS BY MARINA TSVETAEVA

  • Tsvetaeva Marina Ivanovna (1892-1941), Russian writer:

Tsvetaeva’s sphere of reading:

“M-me Bovary” (1856), novel by Gustave Flaubert in the French edition, containing in appendix the materials of a trial on Flaubert in 1857 (Flaubert G. Madame Bovary. – Paris: Charpentier-Fasquelle, 1892); a copy of this edition bears the marginalia of Tsvetaeva

Tsvetaeva’s sphere of contacts according to her inscripitions in the books presented to:

Kannegiser Elizaveta Ioakimovna (17.01.1916), Modestova Anastasia Vasilievna (23.01.1911), Voloshin Maximilian Alexandrovich (11.02.1914), Zhikharev (?) (17/30.05.1919), Holiday (Golliday) Sophia E. (02.06.1919);

“Distant evening” (1936) by Tsvetaeva, autobiographical facts reflected in it

  • Flaubert Gustave (1821-1880), French writer:

“M-me Bovary” (1856), novel by Flaubert:

As viewed by Tsvetaeva M.I. according to her marginalia in the French edition containing materials of a trial on Flaubert in 1857 (Paris: Charpentier-Fasquelle, 1892)

            THE UNIVERSE OF GONCOURTS:

  • Goncourt Jules de (1830-1870), Goncourt Edmond de (1822-1896), brothers, French writers:

Life and work of Goncourts;

“Germinie Lacerteux” (1865), novel of Goncourt brothers;

“La Faustin” (the Russian title: “An Actress”) (1882), novel of E. de Goncourt;

“Le Journal” (1851-1895) of Goncourt brothers

  • “Academia”, publishing house in Petrograd/Leningrad (1922-1932) and Moscow (1932-1938):

Its orientation on intellectual elite

  • Critical realism in literature:

As summit of world literature before the socialist realism (according to Soviet literary criticism)

  • Naturalism and impressionism in literature of the late XIX:

As literary decline (according to Soviet literary criticism);

A real, innovative role of naturalism and impressionism

  • Manners:

History of manners as an object of historical research (Goncourt brothers)

  • Romanticism in French literature:

As part of critical realism in 1830-1840 (Stendhal, Balzac, Merimée)

Overcoming of romanticism in French literature of 1850-1860

  • Actor’s skill:

Its nature as seen by E. de Goncourt in “La Faustin/An Actress”

  • Goncourt prize:

Its history

FROM HISTORY OF FRENCH LITERATURE IN THE END OF XIX:
AUTOGRAPHS OF FRENCH WRITERS IN THE ARCHIVES OF PRINCE A.I. URUSOV/OUROUSSOF

  • Urusov/Ouroussof Alexander/Alexandre Ivanovich, prince (1843-1900), lawer, public figure, man of letters:

Life of Urusov A.I.;

Urusov A.I. and literature, particulary French literature of XIX;

Urusov A.I. as collaborator of Parisian review “La Plume” in 1897 (maxims in the style of Chamfort)

Correspondence between Urusov A.I. and French writers Huysmans Joris Karl (1848-1907) and Bloy Léon (1846-1917)

  • Entente/Triple-Entente

Sources of Entente (idea of the French-Russian alliance and its supporters in 1879-1882)

  • Huysmans Joris Karl (1848-1907), French writer:

Life, work, literary tastes and opinions of Huysmans in his letters to prince Urusov A.I.;

Work of Huysmans in estimation of prince Ourousov A.I.

  • Novel in Russian literature of XIX:

As appreciated by Huysmans J.-K. (Gogol N.V., Tolstoy L.N.)

  • Dreams:

Study of dreams in psychology of the last third of XIX;

Role of dreams in the novel of Huysmans J.-K. “In road/En rade” (1887)

  • Realism in French literature of 1850-1860-ies:

In appreciation of prince Urusov A.I. (Flaubert)

  • Naturalism in French literature:

In appreciation of Huysmans J.-K. (Zola)

In appreciation of prince Urusov A.I. (Huysmans)

  • Catholicism:

Catholic Renaissance in French literature of the end XIX – beginning of XX (Huysmans J.-K., Bloy L.)

  • “Panama”:

Scandal concerning activities of Panama canal company in France in 1892-1893 (as seen by Huysmans J.-K.)

  • Baudelaire Charles (1821-1867), French writer:

“Flowers of evil/Les Fleurs du mal” (1857), book of poetry by Baudelaire in a study of prince Urusov A.I. (1896)

  • Bloy Léon (1846-1917), French writer:

Life, work, literary tastes and opinions of Bloy in his correspondence with prince Urusov A.I.

  • Chartres’ cathedral:

As depicted by Huysmans J.-K. in his novel “The Cathedral/La Cathédrale” (1898) and criticism of this image by Bloy L.

            REREADING PROUST

  • Proust Marcel (1871-1922), French writer:

Proust’s place in literature of XX (his novel-suite “Remembrance of things past/À la recherche du temps perdu”)

            MARCEL PROUST: IMPRESSIONIST-CLASSICIST TENSIONS

  • Proust Marcel:

“Remembrance of things past/A la recherche du temps perdu” (novel-suite published in 1913-1927) (its poetics)

            PROUST’S WAY

  • Proust Marcel:

Biographical facts (childhood vacations in Illiers/Illiers-Combray near Chartres)

  • Illiers/Illiers-Combray, small town near Chartres (France) connected with childhood of Proust Marcel:

Proustian sites of Illiers-Combray

            CHAGALL IN PARISIAN PALAIS DE TOKYO

  • Chagall Mark Zacharovich (1887-1985), Russian-French artist:

Retrospective of Chagall in Paris (1995);

Chagall’s art, his evolution and value;

Chagall’s visit to Moscow in 1973

            VERMEER – A GREAT "SMALL DUTCH PAINTER"?

  • Vermeer of Delft Jan (1632 - 1675), Dutch painter:

Vermeer international exhibition in The Hague in 1996;

Vermeer's place in Dutch painting of XVII

            A TRIUMF OF PISANELLO:

  • Pisanello Antonio (1395-1455), Italian artist:

Pisanello exhibition in Paris – Verona in 1996;

Pisanello's position in Italian art of XV

            EXPRESSIONISM AS A PHENOMENON OF THE NATIONAL GERMAN ART

  • Expressionism in fine arts:

Expressionism before 1914 as one of the finales of fine arts of XIX;

Expressionism in sculpture (Zadkine Ossip)

  • Expressionism in music:

Scriabin A.N. and expressionism

  • Expressionism in German fine arts:

German expressionism in context of European expressionist fine arts;

"Images of expressionism", exhibition in German national museum of Nürnberg in 1996-1997 dedicated to German (and partly European) expressionism;

Evolution of German expressionism; expressionism of the 1920-ies

  • Dresden:

Dresden under bombing in 1945

  • Munich/ München:

"House of art/Haus der Kunst":

Inauguration (the second one) of "House of art" in 1949

            HUGO VON TSCHUDI AND A STRUGGLE FOR MODERNITY

  • Tschudi Hugo von (1851-1911), director of National gallery in Berlin, then director of Bavarian Royal galleries:

Exhibition in Berlin – München in 1996-1997 dedicated to Tschudi as collector (completing of the museums of Berlin and München with works of modern French art, with "new-discovered" old masters)

  • Art museums of Germany in the beginning of XX:

Collecting of modern art (struggle around the works of French art)

            MICHELANGELO AND TURNER IN VIENNA

  • Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet:

"Vittoria Colonna: Poetess and muse of Michelangelo", exhibition at Museum for the history of fine arts/Kunsthistoriches Museum in Vienna/ Wien (1997) devoted to the influence of the V. Colonna's spirituality to Michelangelo;

Michelangelo and the neoplatonism

  • Neoplatonism of the Renaissance
  • Colonna Vittoria (1490-1547), Italian poetess
  • Turner William Joseph Mallord (1775-1851), English artist:

Turner exhibition in Vienna/Wien in 1997 from collections of London Tate gallery (Tate Britain)

A problem of Turner's role in European painting of XIX

GEORGES DE LATOUR AT PARISIAN GRAND PALAIS

  • Latour/ La Tour Georges de (1593-1652), French painter:

Latour exhibition in Paris in 1997-1998;

Latour's position in French painting of XVII

            SUITE BERGAMASQUE

  • Bergamo, North-Italian town:

It's cultural importance

  • Lotto Lorenzo (c. 1480-1556), Italian painter:

Lotto exhibition in Bergamo (Italy), in 1998;

Lotto's position in Venetian school of painting in XVI

            VISITING SOME EXHIBITIONS IN GERMANY

  • Fayum (Faiyum) portraits (Ist – III AD), portrait painting put on the faces of mummies:

Fayum portraits international exhibition in Frankfurt am Main in 1999;

Fayum portraits as phenomenon of Hellenistic art

  • Fine arts of West Europe in the end of XIX – beginning of XX:

As reflected by the exhibition " The classicizing modern from Cézanne to Tinguely" at Hause of art/Haus der Kunst in Munich/München in 1999

  • Hause of art/Haus der Kunst in Munich:

Exhibition of 1999 "The classicizing modern from Cézanne to Tinguely" based on former collection of Josef Müller (1887-1977), Suiss artist and collector

  • German fine arts of the second part of XVIII – first quarter of XIX (water-colours and drawings):

As presented by exhibition "The outlook of the Goethean age" from reserves of Arts collections of Weimar taken place in Nuremberg/ Nürnberg in 1999

  • Odysseus (Ulysses), hero of ancient mythology:

Odysseus as presented by ancient fine arts at exhibition "Odysseus in myth and memory" in Munich/ München in 1999;

  • Sperlonga (South Italy):

Tiberius' grotto in Sperlonga with the sculptural group of the blinding of Polypheme by Odysseus (a reconstruction of the group at exhibition "Odysseus in myth and memory", Munich/ München, 1999)

  • Sculpture of antiquity:

"Baroque" in it

  • Beauty:

Earthly beauty as estimated by the early Christianity;

Earthly beauty as estimated by Western Christianity starting from the Renaissance

  • Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Dutch painter, draftsman and etcher:

Rembrandt's self-portraits at exhibition in The Hague in 2000;

Rembrandt and the Renaissance;

Rembrandt and aestheticisation of the trivial

  • Esterházy (Eszterházy), family of Hungarian princes:

Esterházy collection of paintings from National museum of Budapest as presented at exhibition in Frankfurt am Main in 2000

  • Caravaggio Michelangelo da (1573-1610):

"Caravaggism" and his role in the painting of XVII

            PRIMORDIAL PAINTING OF SAHARA

  • Tassili (Tassilin-Ajjer; Ajjer), plateau in Central Sahara (Algeria):

Primordial rock paintings of Tassili at the exhibition in Paris in 1957-1958

            ROCK PAINTINGS OF SAHARA

  • Tassili (Tassilin-Ajjer; Ajjer), plateau in Central Sahara (Algeria):

Primordial rock paintings of Tassili

            MARCEL PROUST'S AESTHETICS

  • Proust Marcel (1871-1922), French writer:

Aesthetics of Proust in his opinions and as realized in the novel-suite "The Remembrance of things past/À la recherche du temps perdu"

            THE GREAT FRENCH REVOLUTION AND FREEDOM OF SPEECH

  • Revolution of 1789-1794 in France ("Great"):

Freedom of speech/of press in the course of revolution

            SPLENDOUR OF THE FARNESE

  • Exhibition "The Splendour of the Farnese" (1995) in Colorno/Parma – Munich/München – Naples/ Napoli dedicated to collecting activities of the Farnese
  • Farnese, aristocratic Italian family of XVI-XVIII:

Farnese as collectors of ancient and contemporary art;

  • Naples/Napoli (Italy):

National archaeological museum, its history;

Capodimonte museum, its history

            WALKÜREN IN NUREMBERG

  • Wagner Richard (1813-1883), German composer:

"Walküre" (1870), opera by Wagner (cycle "The Ring of the Nibelung"/"Der Ring des Nibelungen");

"Walküre", performance of the opera by Wagner in Opera house/Opernhaus von Nuremberg/Nürnberg (Germany) in 2001

            RING'S TURN

  • Wagner Richard (1813-1883), German composer:

"Siegfried" (1876), opera by Wagner (cycle "The Ring of the Nibelung"/"Der Ring des Nibelungen")

"Siegfried", performance of the opera by Wagner in Opera house/Opernhaus von Nuremberg/Nürmberg (Germany) in 2002

            ON ART, ON RUSSIAN SPIRIT BOTH IN LIFE AND MUSIC:

FROM THE LETTERS OF MIKHAIL KUZMIN TO GEORGIY TCHITCHERIN (1900-1903, 1914)

  • Kuzmin Mikhail Alexeevich (1872 – 1936), Russain writer and composer:

Biographical information on Kuzmin, including his work on religious and opera music;

Letters of Kuzmin to Tchitcherin G.V. (1900-1903, 1914) from Manuscript department of State national library in St.-Petersburg (problems of aesthetics. music, national spirit in art and life)

  • Thitcherin Georgiy (Yuriy) Vasilyevich (1872-1936), Russian revolutionary figure, Soviet people's commissar for foreign affairs:

Biographical information on Tchitcherin

  • Church music of Ancient Russia (before XVII):

Homophony and polyphony in it (examined in the letters of Kuzmin M.A. to Tchitcherin G.V.)

Russian national spirit in art and life:

As regarded by Kuzmin M.A. in his letters to Tchitcherin G.V.

  • Church music in Russia of XVII – XIX:

National dimension of it (as viewed by Kuzmin M.A. in his letters to Tchitcherin G.V.)

Church and religious music in Russia of the end of XIX – beginning of XX (in the letters of Kuzmin M.A. to Tchitcherin G.V.)

MUSIC IN NUREMBERG

  • Nuremberg/Nürnberg (Germany):

Opera house/Opernhaus in the season of 2002/2003;

Philarmonic season of 2002/2003

  • Wagner Richard (1813-1883), German composer:

“Rhine’s gold” (1876), opera by Wagner at the Opera house of Nuremberg (Germany) in the season 2002/2003

  • Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791), Austrian composer:

“Don Giovanni” (1787), opera by Mozart at the Opera house of Nuremberg (Germany) in the season 2002/2003

  • Opera theatre:

Stage direction in contemporary opera theatre

  • Britten Benjamin (1913-1976), English composer:

“Peter Grimes” (1945), opera by Britten at the Opera house of Nuremberg (Germany) in the season 2002/2003

  • Mahler Gustav (1860-1911), Austrian composer:

Symphony № 6 by Mahler as played by Nuremberger philharmonic orchestra (director Philippe Auguin) in the season 2002/2003

  • Kálmán Emmerich/Imre (1882-1953), Austro-Hungarian composer:

“Countess Mariza” (1924), operetta by Kálmán at the Opera house of Nuremberg (Germany) in the season of 2002/2003

  • Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyitch (1840-1893), Russian composer:

“Francesca da Rimini” ouverture-fantasy as played by Nuremberger philharmonic orchestra directed by Alexander Anisimov (Dublin) in the season of 2002/2003;

Symphony № 1 by Tchaikovsky as played by Nuremberger philharmonic orchestra directed by Alexander Anisimov (Dublin) in the season of 2002/2003

  • Rachmaninov Sergei Vasilyevitch (1873-1943), Russian composer:

Concerto for piano and orchestra № 3 (1910) by Rachmaminov as played by Barry Douglas and Nuremberger philharmonic orchestra directed be Alexander Anisimov (Dublin) in the season of 2002/2003

  • Gluck Christoph Willibald (1714-1787), German composer:

“Iphigenie auf Tauris” (1781), opera by Gluck at the Opera house of Nuremberg (Germany) in the season of 2001/2002

AFTERWORD TO THE “PUSHKIN HOUSE” BY M.D. BELIAYEV

  • Pushkin House (Institute of Russian literature of Russian academy of sciences):

History of Pushkin House in 1905-1958

  • Literary museum (State), Moscow:

Literary museum in the 1930-ies

  • Pushkin exhibition (The All-Union) of 1937:

Its completing

  • Pushkin A.S. (1799-1837), Russian writer:

Centenary of Pushkin's death in 1937 and the Soviet regime;

"Eugene Onegin" by Pushkin as "a literary encyclopedia";

Pushkin memorial museums as social phenomenon;

Pushkinism (Pushkin studies) as social phenomenon;

Pushkin's drawings

  • Beliayev Mikhail Dmitrievitch (1884-1956), historian of literature, museum collaborator, author of memoirs "Pushkin House" (in Russian in: Mosty. – Frankfurt am Main, 2004. – № 2), "Nevskiy prospect" (in Russian. – Id. – 2007. - № 15), "Memoirs on Alexey Maximovich Peshkov/ Gorky and his environment" (in Russian in: Bibliographia. – Moscow, 1992. - №№ 3-6):

Beliayev M.D. as a writer

  • Beliayeva Margarita Ilyinichna (1905-1976), M.D. Beliayev's wife, dactylographist-decipherer of the old French and Russian manuscripts
  • "Collectivism" as an officially proclamed principle of governing in the USSR of the middle 1950-ies
  • Slavonic studies:

International congress of slavists in Moscow in September of 1958

  • Finland:

Soviet-Finnish relations before the war of 1939-1940

  • Russian academy of sciences (before 1991 – Academy of sciences of the USSR):

"Purge" of 1929;

"Case of historians" of 1930

  • France:

Soviet agents in France (1920-1930-ies)

  • "Restricted residence" in USSR:

For persons of foreign extraction during the war of 1941-1945

  • Liberalism in Russia:

Its role in shattering of state system in the end of XIX – beginning of XX

            PRO DOMO MEA

  • Edition (scientific) of manuscripts or of texts requiring additional editorial examination:

Comment to documents of literary history, its principles

            BAYREUTH'S DECLINE?

  • Bayreuth (Wagnerian) festivals:

Festival of 2003

  • Bayreuth festival theatre, Wagner's house and Wagner's family in 1945-1957
  • Bayreuth festival theatre:

As opera edifice of a new type

  • Wagner Richard (1813-1883), German composer:

Wagner and Hitler

  • Bayreuth (Wagnerian) festivals:

Stage direction in Bayreuth after 1957 (main trends)

  • Theatre in contemporary world:

Stage direction of the last decades (main trends)

  • Wagner Richard (1813-1883), German composer:

"Tannhäuser" (1845), opera by Wagner at Bayreuth festival of 2003;

"Der fliegende Holländer" (1841), opera by Wagner at Bayreuth festival of 2003;

"Lohengrin" (1848), opera by Wagner at Bayreuth festival of 2003;

“The Rhine gold”/ «Das Rheingold» (1876), opera by Wagner from the cycle "The Ring of the Nibelung"/"Der Ring des Nibelungen" at Bayreuth festival of the late 1990ies;

"Parsifal" (1882), opera by Wagner at Opera house/Opernhaus of Nuremberg/Nürnberg of the middle 1990-ies

“The Flying Dutchman”/ «Der fliegende Holländer» (1841), opera by Wagner as film version of the 1980-ies

"Tannhäuser" (1845), opera by Wagner in concert at Moscow conservatoire Grand hall in 1957 (directed by S.A. Samosud);

"Tannhäuser" (1845), opera by Wagner at Opera house of Riga (Latvian SSR) in 1959:

"Lohengrin" (1848), opera by Wagner at Kirov (now Mariinskiy) theatre of Leningrad/ St. Petersburg in the beginning of the 1980-ies

  • Performance in music and opera:

Perfectionism as a main trend since 1960-ies

  • Mussolini Benito (1883-1945), Italian politician and statesman:

D'Annunzio Gabriele (1863-1938), as a forerunner of Mussolini

  • Theatre in contemporary world:

Genuine author’s wording as an object of the arbitrary scenic "interpretation" in modern theatre and V.E. Meyerhold as a founder of this trend

  • Meyerhold Vsevolod Emilyevich (1874-1940), Russian and Soviet stage-director and actor:

"Boris Godunov" (1874), opera by M.P. Mussorgsky in a stage production of V.E. Meyerhold at Mariinskiy theatre of St. Petersburg (1908)

  • State opera house of Vienna/Wiener staatsoper (Austria):

"Boris Godunov" (1874), opera by M.P. Mussorgsky at State opera house of Vienna (1990-ies)

"Queen of spades" (1890), opera by P.I. Tchaikovsky at State opera house of Vienna (1990-ies)

  • Opera house of Zurich/Züricher opernhaus:

Stage-direction in 1990-2000-ies

  • Wagner Richard (1813-1883), German composer:

Wagner's outlook/Weltanschauung;

“The Flying Dutchman”/ "Der fliegende Holländer" (1841), opera by Wagner in comparison with "A Demon", poem of M.Yu. Lermontov/ opera by A.G. Rubinstein

  • Stage-direction in opera theatre:

Pokrovsky Boris Alexandrovich (1912-2009) and his role in realizing of pseudorealism in opera theatre

  • Pokrovsky Boris Alexandrovich (1912-2009), Soviet opera stage-director:

"Eugene Onegin" (1878), opera by P.I. Tchaikovsky in a stage-production of B.A. Pokrovsky at Grand/Bolshoy theatre of Moscow in 1992

  • Bayreuth (Wagnerian) festival:

Its genuine role as a keeper of the original Wagnerian tradition; present rejection of this role makes its latter existence nonsensical

THE LEGENDS AND BELIEFS OF THE NEVSKIY PROSPECT

  • Beliayev Mikhail Dmitrievitch (1884-1956):

As author of memoirs "Nevskiy prospect" (in Russian in: Mosty. – Frankfurt am Main, 2007. - № 15)

  • Nevskiy prospect in St. Petersburg:

In memoirs of Beliayev M.D., Krandievskaya Natalia Vasilievna (1888-1963);

Viewed by post-Soviet "locality connoisseurs"

  • Akhmatova Anna Andreevna (1889-1966), Russian writer:

Akhmatova and Ranevskaya Faina Grigorievna (1896-1984), actress

OPEN LETTER TO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF TELECHANNEL 3 SAT (AUSTRIA/GERMANY):

  • Colonialism:

Invalidity of the notion with regard to the USSR

  • Russophobia:

As phenomenon of the historical ingratitude to Russia and the USSR

  • Seda, russophone enclave in Latvia
  • Anti-Hitlerian coalition:

Allies of USSR, their policy during the war and their attitude to the "German problem" up to the reunification of Germany

SHE CAME THE LAST TO THE SCAFFOLD:

  • Poulenc Francis (1899-1963), French composer:

"The Conversations of the carmelites" (1957), opera by F. Poulenc translated by telechannel 3 SAT (Austria/Germany) in production of Hamburger opera (at 20.01.2008)

  • Regicides:

Regicides in apprehension of traditional German mentality

  • Left consciousness;

Revolutionary "ideals" as indisputable to the lefts in Russia and the Occident

World war II and a move of the Western intellectuals to the left;

Budapest uprising of 1956 and a swing of West intellectuals to the right;

Domination of left consciousness in the present Western mass media

  • Opera in XX century:

Innovation and tradition in opera of XX;

Mussorgsky M.P. and his tradition in XX opera

            MANTEGNA EXHIBITION AT LOUVRE:

  • Mantegna Andrea (1431-1506), Italian painter and engraver:

Mantegna exhibition at Louvre (Paris) (26.09.2008-05.01.2009)

Mantegna's work; its progression

Mantegna and "the classical art" of XVI

            EXHIBITIONS: A KALEIDOSCOPE:

  • Hals Frans (1582/3 – 1666), Dutch painter of Haarlem school:

"Frans Hals and the masters of Haarlem in the Golden Age", exhibition at Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung (Munich /München) (13.02 – 07.06.2009)

  • Haarlem school of Dutch painting of XVII
  • Barbizon (Fontainebleau) school of French painting of XIX
  • Egyptian museum and Papiri-collection in Berlin:

Exhibition of masterpieces of the Egyptian collection in Munich/München (17.03. – 30.08.2009)

  • Amarna (Tel el-Amarna; Achet-Aton), capital of Egypt in XIV B.C.:

Art of Amarna

  • Icon-painting in Russia of XVII:

Its stylistic heterogeneity

  • Roman art in I B.C. – I A.D.:

As a part of everyday life in the villas at the bay of Naples (Exhibition "Luxury and Decadence: Life of ancient Romans at the bay of Naples" presented at State archaeological collections of Munich/München from 07.02 to the 30.08.2009)

  • Exposition in Western art museums:

Correlation between exposed works and depositary

  • Nude (the):

Ancient art and the nude

  • Bavarian state library (Munich/München):

Manuscripts and rare books as presented at shows of its "Treasury"

  • Carolingian art of book (IX):

As showed at exhibition "Books for the scholars" at Bavarian state library (Munich/München)

  • Psalter (illuminated, IX) from North Italy at exhibition "Books for the scholars" (Munich/München, 2009)
  • "Iron curtain":

Its disastrous consequences for Russian culture

  • Matisse Henri (1869-1954), French painter and draughtsman :

"Matisse: Persons, masks, models", exhibition in Hamburg (Germany) (2009);

Matisse's artistic evolution

  • Priorities of Russia (in the cultural sphere):

Keeping silent about them by the West as a frequent practice

  • "Saisons russes"/"Russian seasons" of S.P. Diaghilev:

Their centenary exhibition at German theatre museum (Munich/München, 2009);

"Saisons russes" and a problem of costume in ballet

  • Nijinski Vaclav Fomitch (1889-1950), Russian dancer, ballet master:

Nijinski's career in ballet as presented at exhibition "Dance of colors: Nijinski's point of view and abstraction" (Hamburg, 2009);

Nijinski as draughtsman at exhibition "Dance of colors" (Hamburg, 2009);

Nijinski as seen in the notes of his "Journal" (a Russian as a spirituality; distinction between words and speech)

  • Russian (human being):

As a spirituality

  • Speech

Words and speech

  • Degas Edgar (1834-1917), French painter, draughtsman, sculptor:

"Edgar Degas: Intimacy and pose", exhibition at Kunsthalle Hamburg (Germany) (2009);

Image-making as an integral part of human nature as shown in sculpture, painting and graphic works of Degas;

Degas as sculptor;

Graphic works of Degas (brothel's world in them)

  • Proust Marcel (1871-1922), French writer:

""Dear friend…"/"Cher ami…": Marcel Proust in the mirror of his correspondence", exhibition at Literary house/Literaturhaus of Munich/München (Germany) (2009);

Proust's life and work in reflection of Rainer Speck's collection (Cologne/Köln), exhibited at Literary house of Munich/München (2009) (first printed works, manuscripts of Proust, original documents and photos, phono- and videograms)

  • Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Italian painter, sculptor, architect, scholar, writer, musician:

Portrait of Leonardo (so-called Leonardo's self-portrait), its founding in Vaglio by Potenza (Italy, province Basilicata) in 2009 and exhibition in Vaglio and Rome/Roma (spring – summer 2009);

Portrait of Leonardo (so-called Leonardo's self-portrait) and a problem of its authorship

 

 

ROBERT SABATIER. THE AFRICAN CHINESE/ Sabatier Robert. Le Chinois d'Afrique. – Paris, 1966

  • Sabatier Robert (born 1923), French writer:

"The African Chinese/ Le Chinois d'Afrique" (1966), novel by R. Sabatier

  • Alienation (as philosophical category):

Alienation in French novel of the 1960ies

  • "Uprooting/Deracinement":

"Uprooting" in French novel of the 1960ies

  • Occupation (German) of France, collaboration and liberation:

In French novel of the 1960ies

  • Homosexuality:

In French novel of the 1960ies

  • Social satire:

In French novel of the 1960ies

JOSÉ CABANIS. THE BATTLE OF TOULOUSE/Cabanis José. La Bataille de Toulouse. - Paris, 1966

  • Cabanis José (1922-2000), French writer and essayist:
  • "The battle of Toulouse/ La Bataille de Toulouse" (1966), novel by J. Cabanis
  • Novel (as literary genre):

"A novel about a novel" in French literature of 1960ies

MARGUERITE DURAS. THE ENGLISH LOVE/ Duras Marguerite. L'Amante anglaise. – Paris, 1967

  • Duras Marguerite (1914-1996), French writer:

"The English love/ L'Amante anglaise" (1967), novel by M. Duras

  • Alienation (as philosophical category):

Alienation in French novel of the 1960ies

R.-M. ALBÉRÈS. METAMORPHOSES OF THE NOVEL/Albérès R.-M. Métamorphoses du roman. – Paris, 1966

  • Albérès René Marill (1922-1982), French literary historian, critic and writer:

"Metamorphoses of the novel" (1966), a study of the modernist novel of XX by R.-M. Albérès

  • Novel (as literary genre):

Modernist novel of XX

MICHEL RAGON. WITHIN FOUR WALLS/ Ragon Michel. Les quatre murs. – Paris, 1966

  • Ragon Michel (born 1924), French novelist, art and literary critic, writer on problems of architecture and town planning:

"Within four walls/ Les quatre murs" (1966), a novel by M. Ragon

  • Casteness:

Castes (social) as seen by French novel of 1960ies;

  • Conformism:
  • Conformism as a road to success in creative professions as seen by French novel of 1960ies
  • Standardization of life:

Standardization of modern life according to French novel of the 1960ies

  • Generations:

Unsurpassable border between generations according to French novel of the 1960ies

  • Architecture of XX:

"New spirit” (in architecture)/ "L'Esprit nouveau" (dans l'architecture) in French novel of the 1960ies

GEORGE BORDONOVE. THE LANCES OF JERUSALEM/ Bordonove Georges. Les Lances de Jérusalem. – Paris, 1966

  • Bordonove Georges (1920-2007), French historian and writer:

"The Lances of Jerusalem/ Les Lances de Jérusalem" (1966), historical novel by

G. Bordonove

  • Crusades:

Second crusade in French novel of the 1960ies

  • Western cinema of the 1960ies:

Historical films in it

CHARLES BAUDELAIRE. UNPUBLISHED LETTERS TO HIS OWNS/ Baudelaire Charles. Lettres inédites aux siens. – Paris, 1966

  • Baudelaire Charles (1821-1867), French writer:

"Unpublished letters to his owns/ Lettres inédites aux siens" (1966), first publication of 95 letters of Baudelaire from 1832 to 1864, belonging (74) to childhood and youth (1832-1840);

Baudelaire's life in 1832-1840;

Literary and art tastes of Baudelaire in his youth

MARCEL PLANTEVIGNES. WITH MARCEL PROUST/ Plantevignes Marcel. Avec Marcel Proust. – Paris, 1966

  • Plantevignes Marcel (1889 – after 1966), close acquaintance of French writer Marcel Proust in 1908-1914:

"With Marcel Proust/ Avec Marcel Proust" (1966), memoirs of Marcel Plantevignes on personal contacts with Marcel Proust in 1908-1914

  • Proust Marcel (1871-1922), French writer:

Proust's life in 1908-1914;

Literary tastes of Proust;

"Remembrance of things past/ À la recherche du temps perdu", novel-suite by Proust (its creative history; prototypes of characters and situations; onomastics)

ELIZABETH R. JACKSON. THE INVOLUNTARY MEMORY IN THE WORK OF MARCEL PROUST/ Jackson Elizabeth R. La Mémoire involontaire dans l'oeuvre de Marcel Proust. – Paris, 1966

  • Jackson Elizabeth R., American literary historian and translator:

"Involuntary memory in the work of Marcel Proust/ La Mémoire involontaire dans l'oeuvre de Marcel Proust" (1966), a study be Elizabeth R. Jackson based on her doctorate dissertation in University of Paris (Sorbonne) (1963, supervisor Antoine Adam)

  • Proust Marcel (1871-1922), French writer:

Proust's sensing of the world (a role of involuntary memory in it)

Proust's world outlook (an opposition of the name to the essence)

World outlook of Proust and philosophy of Henri Bergson (1859-1941) (non-validity of this comparison by beginning of the 1960ies)

LEONARDO DA VINCI. TALES, LEGENDS, PARABLES/ Леонардо да Винчи. Сказки, легенды, притчи. – Л.: Детская литература, 1983

  • Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Italian painter, sculptor, architect, scholar, writer, musician;

"Tales, legends, parables" (1983), collected prose of Leonardo adapted in Russian for young readers (a negative appraisal)

  • Literature for children and young readers in Russia (translations of foreign authors):

Adaptations for children and young readers of the works written for adults (principles);

Leonardo da Vinci. Tales, legends, parables/ Леонардо да Винчи. Сказки, легенды, притчи. – Л.: Детская литература, 1983 (a negative appraisal)

PIERRE CORNEILLE. PLAYS/Корнель Пьер. Пьесы. – М.: Московский рабочий, 1984

  • Corneille Pierre (1606-1684), French play-writer:

"Plays" (1984) by Pierre Corneille ("Le Cid", "Horace", "Cinna", "Nicomède", "Illusion comique") published in Russian for young readers (choice of plays and translations, level of the preface);

"Le Cid" (1637), tragicomedy by Pierre Corneille (problematic of it)

  • Classicism in French literature of XVII:

Theatre system of classicism

  • Lozinsky Mikhail Leonidovich (1886-1955), Russian poet and translator:

"Le Cid" (1637), tragicomedy by Pierre Corneille, translated by Lozinsky M.L.

  • Translations (literary):

Re-publishing of high quality translation as desired norm of editorial practice

N. DMITRIEVA, N. VINOGRADOVA. ART OF THE ANCIENT WORLD/ Дмитриева Нина Александровна, Виноградова Надежда Анатольевна. Искусство Древнего мира. – М.: Детская литература, 1986

  • Art of Ancient world (Prehistory, Egypt, West Asia, India, China) (Outlines for children of middle and elder school age in Russia)
  • Prehistoric art, its syncretism
  • Art of Ancient Egypt:

As part of religious cult;

Modernization of it as a serious risk

  • Literature for children and young readers in Russia:

Art history for children and young readers (its difference from the usual popularizing art history)

MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI. LYRICS/ Микеланджело Буонарpоти. ЛирикаMICHELANGELO BUONARROTI. LYRICS/ Микеланджело Буонарpоти. Лирика. Л.: Детская литература, 1987

  • Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet:

"Lyrics/ Лирика" (1987), collected poems by Michelangelo Buonarroti

in the Russian version for young readers (a negative appraisal);

Michelangelo's lyrics (history of its reception: Italy, German language world, Russia)

Michelangelo's lyrics (general evaluation)

  • Literature for children and young readers in Russia (translations of foreign authors):

Adaptations for children and young readers of the works written for adults (principles);

Michelangello Buonarroti. Lyrics/ Микеланджело Буонарроти. Лирика. – Л.: Детская литература, 1987 (a negative appraisal)

EVGRAF KONCHIN. HOW A MUSEUM IS COMING INTO BEING/ Кончин Евграф. Как рождается музей. – М.: Детская литература, 1988

  • Collections of art:

As one of sources for foundation of museums (outlines for children of middle and school age in Russia)

  • Tretiakov Pavel Mikhailovich (1832-1898), Russian manufacturer, philanthropist, collector of Russian art:

His role of an inspirer and patron of "ideological realism" in Russian art

  • Surikov Vasiliy Ivanovich (1848-1916), Russian painter:

Nature of his historism (the past seen through its today presence)

  • Vasnetsov Victor Mikhailovich (1848-1926)), Russian painter:

Heterogeneity of his art (rich imagination in contradiction with limited palette)

  • Korin Pavel Dmitrievich (1892-1967), Soviet painter:

Features of his stylistics (forced excitement, artificiality, coldness)

  • Literature for children and young readers in contemporary Russia:

Art history for children and young readers (“native soil” tendency in it)

  • "Native soil" tendency in contemporary Russia:

"Native soil" tendency in literature for children and young readers (art history)

FLAUBERT'S LETTERS FROM PRINCE A.I. URUSOV'S COLLECTION OF AUTOGRAPHS

  • Flaubert Gustave (1821-1880), French writer:

Letters of Flaubert: 1866-1871 (publication of previously unpublished letters);

Flaubert's life in his unpublished letters 1866-1877

  • Urusov Alexandr Ivanovich (1843-1900), Russian prince:

As a public figure, man of letters and collector of autographs

            "PROLOGUE (A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM)", A PLAY BY A.A. AKHMATOVA

  • Akhmatova Anna Andreevna (1889 – 1966), Russian writer:

"Prologue (A dream within a dream)", unfinished play of Akhmatova in verse and prose (history of its creation);

"Prologue (A dream within a dream)", publication of the fragments of the play from Manuscript department the State National library in St. Petersburg; an attempt of their composition

  • "New novel/Nouveau roman" in French literature:

"New novel/Nouveau roman" and Akhmatova A.A.

  • Akhmatova A.A.:

Akhmatova A.A. and "new novel" in French literature;

Akhmatova A.A. and Huysmans Joris-Karl (1848-1907);

Akhmatova A.A. and "Enuma Elish", Babylonian epic poem on creation of the world and succession of the gods

  • Alay bazar (Tashkent) during the war of 1941-1945
  • Rakov Lev Lvovich (1904-1970), Soviet historian, museum and library director:

Biographical information;

Rakov L.L. in opinion of lady Churchill Clementine;

Rakov L.L. and Kuzmin M.A. (1872-1936);

Rakov L.L. and Akhmatova A.A.

  • Akhmatova A.A.:

Akhmatova A.A. and Rakov L.L.

  • Glebova-Sudeikina Olga Afanasievna (1885-1945), actress and artist:

As a dancer in appreciation of grand duke Kyrill/Kirill Vladimirovich

  • Kyrill/Kirill Vladimirovich (1876-1938), Russian grand duke from the house of Romanov, pretender to the throne in exile:

Glebova-Sudeikina O.A. as a dancer after his opinion

  • Gumilyov Nikolay Stepanovich (1886 – 1921), Russian writer:

"Hondla" (1916), play in verse by Gumilyov, and Akhmatova A.A.

  • Akhmatova A.A.:

Akhmatova A.A. and "Hondla" (1916), ), play in verse by Gumilyov N.S.;

Akhmatova A.A. and Baudelaire Charles (1821-1867);

Akhmatova A.A. and Freud Sigmund (1856-1939);

Akhmatova A.A. and sir Berlin Isaiah (1909-1997);

Akhmatova A.A. and Tagore Rabindranath (1861-1941) (image of the Last Misfortune);

Akhmatova A.A. and the Fulton speech (1946) of sir Churchill Winston;

Akhmatova A.A. and Stalin I.V.;

Silence of Akhmatova as a poet in 1925-1935 and 1946-1955

  • Churchill Winston sir (1874-1965):

"Fulton speech" (1946) of Churchill and Akhmatova A.A.

  • Akhmatova A.A.:

Akhmatova A.A. and Joyce James (1882-1941) (his novel "Ulysses", 1922);

Akhmatova A.A. and Flaubert Gustave (1821-1880) (his novel "M-me Bovary", 1856);

Akhmatova A.A. and Dante Alighieri ("The Divine comedy:Hell/ La Divina Comedia: Inferno");

Akhmatova A.A. and Villon François (1431-after 1463) (his poem"The Great testament/Le Grand testament", 1461);

Akhmatova A.A. and Pushkin A.S. (poem "It was the time.../Была пора…", 1836);

Akhmatova A.A. and Solzhenitsin A.I. (his Ryazan addres written by him to Akhmatova at the end of 1962)

RILKE. FROM "STORIES ABOUT OUR BELOVED GOD". TRANSLATED IN RUSSIAN BY ABRAM EFROS/Рильке. Из "Рассказов о Господе Боге". Перевод Абрама Эфроса

  • Rilke Rainer Maria (1875-1926), Austrian writer:

"Stories about our beloved God/ Geschichten vom lieben Gott" (1900), a cycle of tales by Rilke;

From the "Stories about our beloved God", publication of four tales translated in Russian about 1927 by Efros A.M. (1888-1954)

  • God:

As immediate reality in conception of Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926)

  • Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564):

As demiurge, rival to God in conception of Rainer Maria Rilke

  • Russia (as seen by West European writers):

Russia and Rilke Rainer Maria (1875-1926)

  • Efros Abram Markovich (1888-1954), Russian critic and historian of art, theatre and literature, translator, museum collaborator, professor:

Biographical information, personality, public stand

  • Intellectuals of Russia of pre-revolutionary formation in the face of Soviet system:

Efros Abram Markovich (1888-1954)

            UNKNOWN KUZMIN

  • Kuzmin Mikhail Alexeevich (1872 – 1936), Russain writer and composer:

Publication of Kuzmin's texts: "Autobiography" (about 1922), "List of the original books by M.A. Kuzmin” (about 1923), Answers to the questionnaire of 1928 for "Dictionary of contemporaries" by G.G. Brodersen (unrealized);

7 poems (1894-1924);

Poetry of Kuzmin (evaluation);

Kuzmin and Foeth/Fet Afanasiy Afanasievich (1820-1892);

Kuzmin and D'Annunzio Gabriele (1863-1938);

Collected works by Kuzmin in Russian (evaluation): Collected poems in 3 v. (Munich/München, 1977-1978); Works in prose in 12 v. and Theatre in 2 v. (Berkley, Cal., 1984-2000; Poems (St. Petersburg: New library for poet, 1996 and 2000); Biography of Kuzmin in the light of his "Autobiography" (about 1922);

Shmakov Guennadiy Grigorievich (1940-1988), literary and theatre critic, translator:

As founder of contemprorary studies of life and work of M.A. Kuzmin

  • Sologub Fyodor Kuzmich (1863-1927), Russian writer:

Sologub F.K. Poems. – Leningrad: Library for poet. First rate. – In Russian (evaluation)

  • Tchicherin Georgiy (Yuriy) Vasilievich (1872-1936), Russian revolutionary figure, Soviet people’s commissar for foreign affairs:

Tchicherin G.V. and D'Annunzio Gabriele (1963-1938) (their meeting in 1922)

            MARCEL PROUST: IMPRESSIONIST-CLASSICIST TENSIONS

(in Russian: Толмачев М.В. Бутылка в море. – М., 2002. – С. 416-424) (see above)

"LA MORT DE NÉRON" DE MIKHAIL KOUZMINE: QUELQUES REFLÉXIONS SUR L'ASPECT PHILOSOPHIQUE DE LA PIÈCE (in Russian: То же. – С.91-102) (see above)

BAYREUTHSDÄMMERUNG?: BAYREUTHER FESTPIELE 2003 (adapted translation; a full Russian text – see in the section "Miscellanea"/"Несобранное" (above)

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