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Author: Manfred Schruba
About the author:

Manfred Schruba — Prof. Dr. phil. habil., Professore Associato di Slavistica, Università degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Scienze della Mediazione Linguistica e di Studi Interculturali, Piazza Indro Montanelli 1, 20099 Sesto San Giovanni (MI), Italia.


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The paper gives a bibliographical description of a full set of the first wave emigré journal “Russian Annals” contents. The introduction provides a general characteristic of the periodical and briefly presents the journal’s editor M.N. Pavlovskii. It draws a sketch of the journal’s history main landmarks, which can be neatly divided in two divergent periods with different editorial boards. The foreword describes also the particularities of the everyday editorial business under the circumstances of the publisher’s residence in Shanghai and the editorial board members’ habitation in Paris. Finally, the table of contents’ structure features are displayed.

Keywords: Russian emigration of the first wave, periodicals of the Russian emigration, bibliography, M.N. Pavlovskii, P.N. Miliukov, M.V. Vishniak.
For citation:

Schruba, Manfred. “The Journal ʽRussian Annals’ (Paris; Shanghai, 1937–1939): Table of Contents.” Literaturnyi fakt, no. 3 (21), 2021, pp. 352–392. (In Russ.) 


1. Azarov, Iu.A. “’Russkie zapiski’: ‘stolitsa’ i ‘provintsiia’.” [“’Russian Annals’: ‘Capital’ and ‘Province’.”]. Mikhailov, O.N., editor. Literatura russkogo zarubezh'ia, 1920–1940 [The Literature of the Russians Abroad, 1920–1940], issue 5. Moscow, IWL RAS Publ., 2013, pp. 147–176. (In Russ.)

2. “Annotirovannaia rospis' soderzhaniia zhurnala ‘Sovremennye zapiski’.” [“Annotated Table of Contents of the Journal ‘Contemporary Annals’.”], comp. by M. Schruba. Korostelev, O., and M. Schruba, editors. Vokrug redaktsionnogo arkhiva “Sovremennykh zapisok” (Parizh, 1920–1940): Sbornik statei i materialov [Around the Editorial Archive of the “Contemporary Annals” (Paris, 1920–1940): Collection of Essays]. Moscow, Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie Publ., 2010, pp. 297–483. (In Russ.)

3. Vishniak, M. “Sovremennye zapiski”: Vospominaniia redaktora [“Contemporary Annals”: The Memoirs of an Editor], 2nd ed., introd. by L. Allen. St Petersburg, Logos Publ.; Düsseldorf, Goluboi Vsadnik Publ., 1993. 234 p. (In Russ.)

4. Vishniak, M. Gody emigratsii [The Years of Emigration], ed. by L.M. Suris. Moscow, Berlin, Direkt-Mediia Publ., 2016. 437 p. (In Russ.)

5. “Vnutriredaktsionnaia perepiska” [Editorial Correspondence], publ. and notes by M. Schruba. Korostelev, O., and M. Schruba, editors. “Sovremennye zapiski” (Parizh, 1920–1940). Iz arkhiva redaktsii [“Contemporary Annals” (Paris, 1920–1940). From the Arkhive of the Editorial Department], vol. 1. Moscow, Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie Publ., 2011, pp. 133–917. (In Russ.)

6. Kuznetsova, T. Russkaia kniga v Kitae (1917–1949) [The Russian Book in China (1917–1949)]. Khabarovsk, Dal'nevostochnaia Gosudarstvennaia Nauchnaia Biblioteka Publ., 2003. 252 p. (In Russ.)

7. Pavlovets, M.G. “‘Russkie zapiski‘.” [“‘Russian Annals‘.”]. Literaturnaia entsiklopediia Russkogo zarubezh'ia 1918–1940. Periodika i literaturnye tsentry [Literary Encyclopedia of the Russians Abroad 1918–1940. Periodicals and Literary Centres]. Moscow, ROSSPEN Publ., 2000, pp. 381–386. (In Russ.)

8. Russkie poety XX veka. Materialy k bibliografii [Russian 20th Century Poets. Materials for a Bibliography], comp. by L.M. Turchinskii. Moscow, Znak Publ., 2007. XIV, 706 p. (In Russ.)

9. Svodnyi katalog serial'nykh izdanii Rossii (1801–1825) [Cumulative Catalogue of Serial Editions in Russia (1801–1825)], vol. 1. Periodicals (A–V) — vol. 4. Periodicals (N–P). S rospis'iu soderzhaniia [With Table of Contents], ed. by RNB; RGB; RAN Library; GPIB [et al.]. St. Petersburg, Izdatel'stvo RNB Publ., 1997–2015. (In Russ.)

10. Schruba, Manfred. “Istoriia zhurnala ‘Sovremennye zapiski’ v svete redaktsionnoi perepiski” [“History of the Journal ‘Contemporary Annals’ in the Light of the Editorial Correspondence”]. Korostelev, O., and M. Schruba, editors. “Sovremennye zapiski” (Parizh, 1920–1940). Iz arkhiva redaktsii [“Contemporary Annals” (Paris, 1920–1940). From the Arkhive of the Editorial Department], vol. 1. Moscow, Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie Publ., 2011, pp. 37–131. (In Russ.)

11. Schruba, Manfred. “‘Metsenat izumitel'nyi!’: Izdatel'skaia deiatel'nost' M.N. Pavlovskogo”. [‘A Marvellous Maecenas!’: The Publishing Activity of M.N. Pavlovskii]. Tribunskii, P.A., editor. Izdatel'skoe delo rossiiskogo zarubezh'ia (XIX–XX vv.): Sbornik nauchnykh trudov [Publishing Activity of the Russians Abroad (19th–20th Century): A Collection of Scientific Essays]. Moscow, Dom russkogo zarubezh'ia Publ., 2017, pp. 97–135. (In Russ.)

12. Schruba, Manfred. Slovar' psevdonimov russkogo zarubezh'ia v Evrope (1917–1945) [Dictionary of the Pseudonyms of the Russians Abroad in Europe (1917–1945)]. Moscow, Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie Publ., 2018. 1064 p. (In Russ.)

13. Schruba, Manfred. “Vadim Andreev v zhurnale i izdatel'stve ‘Russkie zapiski’.” [“Vadim Andreev in the Journal and the Publishing House ‘Russian Annals’.”]. Fleishman, L., and F. Poljakov, editors. Across Borders: 20th Century Russian Literature and Russian-Jewish Cultural Contacts: Essays in Honor of Vladimir Khazan. Berlin [et al.], Peter Lang Publ., 2018, pp. 499–534. (Stanford Slavic Studies; Vol. 48) (In Russ.)

14. Schruba, Manfred. “O redaktsionnom arkhive zhurnala ‘Russkie zapiski’.” [“On the Editorial Archive of the Journal ‘Russian Annals’.”]. Ponomarev, E.R., and M. Schruba, editors. Emigrantica et cetera: K 60-letiiu Olega Korosteleva [Emigrantica et Cetera: On the 60th Anniversary of Oleg Korostelev]. Moscow, Dmitrii Sechin Publ, 2019, pp. 482–499. (In Russ.)

15. Schruba, Manfred. “Ivan Bunin i ‘Russkie zapiski’.” [“Ivan Bunin and the ‘Russian Annals’.”]. Dviniatina, T.M., and S.N. Morozov, editors. Ivan Bunin i ego vremia: konteksty sud'by — istoriia tvorchestva [Ivan Bunin and His Times: The Contexts of the Fate — the History of the Creative Work]. Moscow, IWL RAS Publ., 2021, pp. 176–190 (Akademicheskii Bunin; issue 3) (In print). (In Russ.)