2020 №16



УДК / UDK: 821.161.1
About the author:

Olga Blinova, PhD, Associate Member of the Research Unit GEO UR1340, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France; Associate Member of the Research Unit CREE EA4513, INALCO, Paris, France. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The material provides a detailed description of 14 files corresponding to 14 titles of the Russian-language prints from Zinaida Gippius and Dmitry Merezhkovsky Paris library sold to the National Library of France (BnF) by Vladimir Zlobin. The description is an annex to the article “Zinaida Gippius reading works from her Paris library” published in issue 14 of Literaturnyi Fakt (2019). All prints are presented in alphabetical order. Each entry contains detailed bibliographic data supplemented by the book or magazine issue code in the BnF catalog, as well as the inventory number and the price from the inventory, which records the act of acquiring the Merezhkovskys’ library by the BNF. In order to introduce Merezhkovskys' notes into scientific circulation as fully as possible, the description systematically gives the pages and lines marked by the spouses and all the textual and non-textual annotations of the owners. The graphic characteristics of the notes (color, means — ink, pencil, etc.) are also reproduced, making it possible to transmit Merezhkovskys’ multi-layer notes with great precision. The description is particularly useful for the study of Merezhkovskys' creative method and journalism, as well as for the biography reconstruction

Keywords: the Merezhkovsky’s Paris library, Dmitry Merezhkovsky’s Parisian collection of scientific works, National Library of France (BnF), emigration, Russian literature in the late 19th — early 20th centuries.
For citation:

Blinova Olga. The Merezhkovskys’ Paris library: Description of printed materials in Russian. Literaturnyi fakt, 2020, no. 2 (16), pp. 243–277.

DOI 10.22455 /2541-8297-2020-16-243-277


Blinova O.A. Zinaida Gippius za chteniem knig iz domashnei parizhskoi biblioteki [Zinaida Gippius reading works from her Paris library]. Literaturnyi fakt, 2019, no. 4 (14), pp. 353–379. (In Russ.)