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2021 №22

Author: Alexander V. Kurochkin
About the author:

Alexander V. Kurochkin — Research Fellow, National Pushkin Museum, 191186, the Moika River Embankment, St. Petersburg, Russia.


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The article is devoted to the relationship of prominent representatives of opposite literary trends: the romanticist N.M. Yazykov and the classicist count D.I. Khvostov. Starting as a poetic game, the communication of two poets gradually developed into correspondence. The history of their dialogue is recreated on the basis of lifetime poetic publications and epistolary materials from Yazykov and Khvostov collections in the Manuscript Department of Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House) of the Russian Academy of Sciences. For the first time, the correspondence of two poets is introduced into scientific circulation. The work reveals the nature of their creative connections, outlines the facets of literary interests and assessments, complementing the picture of the history of literature in Pushkin's time. The article specifies some facts related to A.S. Pushkin.

Keywords: N.M. Yazykov, D.I. Khvostov, A.S. Pushkin, romanticism, classicism, poetic dialogue, correspondence
For citation:

Kurochkin, A.V. “N.M. Yazykov and Count D.I. Khvostov: Dialogue Between the Romanticist and the Classicist.” Literaturnyi fakt, 2021, no. 4 (22), pp. 173–224. (In Russ.) 


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