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2021 №21

Author: Mikhail S. Makeev
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Mikhail S. Makeev — DSc in Philology, Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, 1, 119991 Moscow, Russia.


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The article discusses some complex issues of N.A. Nekrasov’s poetry textual criticism, which the author had to solve in the course of preparing a new threevolume edition in the “Poet's Library” series. The status of the so-called “Posthumous edition” (1879) of Nekrasov's poems edited by S.I. Ponomarev, who used the now lost copy with the author's notes and revisions, is discussed. The textual critic is faced with the task of separating copyright editing from Ponomarev's conjectures, which he resorted to. The authoritative Soviet editions of Nekrasov did not take into account the versions of the “Poems” of 1879, which was sometimes erroneous, as is demonstrated in the article on the example of individual readings of such works as “Vlas”, “Philanthropist” and others.

Keywords: textual criticism, N. Nekrasov, Russian classic literature edition, author’s will, editor’s research, Russian 19th-c. poetry.
For citation:

Makeev, M.S. “Textual studies of Nekrasov’s poetry.” Literaturnyi fakt, no. 3 (21), 2021, pp. 228–245. (In Russ.) 


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