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Курилов А.С.

Aleksandr S. Kurilov – Doctor of Science in Philology, independent scholar, Moscow, Russia. Contact: +7 495 612 61 36


The article discusses the necessity of establishing one more independent branch of literary studies besides the existing theory of literature and its history that is the study of a writer’s life and creative activity. This new branch which may be called the study of writer has the same object with the other literary studies but also has its own specific. Two trends in the Russian studies of a writer is concerned: one is connected with outstanding fable writer I.A. Krylov, the other with A.D. Kantemir the satirist. To both V.A. Zhukovsky is involved to a great extent. Не considered Krylov the “skillful translator” and “original poet”, and Kantemir according to Krylov was “one of the few classical poet in Russia”.


the study of a writer; fable; fable writers; satira; satirists.





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Kurilov, A.S. “V.A. Zhukovsky as a writers connoisseur”. Literaturovedcheskii zhurnal, no. 2(60), 2023, pp. 60–85. (In Russ.) DOI: 10.31249/litzhur/2023.60.04

DOI: 10.31249/litzhur/2023.60.04


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