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2019 №11

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Tatiana Dvinyatina, Doctor of Philology, Leading Researcher, Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


The article develops the rules for publishing the diaries of I.A. Bunin's emigrant years: the list of sources of diary entries is restored, the rules for their selection from notebooks and separate fragments of the archive are discussed, the overall composition of the publication and commenting principles are discussed, the place of diary entries among memoirs and artistic sketches is determine

Keywords: I.A. Bunin, diaries, emigration, archives, sources, textology, scientific publication.
For citation:

Dvinyatina Tatyana. Bunin’s diaries of 1920–1953: Textual aspect. Literary fact, 2019, no. 1(11), pp. 344–356. (In Russ.)

DOI 10.22455/2541-8297-2019-11-344-356


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