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Author: Natalia N. Akimova
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Natalia N. Akimova — DSc in Philology, Professor, Head of the Department of Humanities and Philosophy, St. Petersburg Repin Academy of Fine Arts, 17 Universitetskaya Emb., 199034 St. Petersburg, Russia.

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The published correspondence reflects different periods of literary relationship between Bulgarin and Voeikov (from 1820 to 1828) and allows us to see its evolution. 4 F.V. Bulgarin’s letters to A.F. Voeikov and 8 Voeikov’s letters to Bulgarin have been preserved, and nine of these letters are published by us for the first time. The necessary commentary to the documents published for the first time and to the two republished letters by Voeikov clarifies the dating and nature of the epistolary, some biographical circumstances of the participants in the correspondence, reveals the features of literary life, including those reflected in the literature and journalism of the time under consideration. Bulgarin’s first letter (1820), which is a review of a published fragment of Voeikov’s poem “Arts and Sciences”, gives an opportunity to see how Bulgarin searched for his style as a critic.

Keywords: F.V. Bulgarin, A.F. Voeikov, history of Russian Literature of 19th century, Russian journalism of 19th century.
For citation:

Akimova, N.N. “Correspondence of F.V. Bulgarin and A.F. Voeikov.” Literaturnyi fakt, no. 3 (29), 2023, pp. 108–135. (In Russ.)


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