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In this book, Korney Chukovsky describes and contemplates about his contemporaries and creates facinating literary portraits of Chekhov and Kuprin, Gorky and Korolenko, Leonid Andreyev and Alexei Tolstoy, Blok and Mayakovsky, Fyodor Sologub, Sasha Cherny, Gumilyov , Akhmatova, Pasternak, and Zoshchenko, Tynianov, Koni, Lunacharsky, Repin, Sobinov ... the whole volume is based on the diaries, letters, and personal impressions of Chukovsky. His personality sketches are lively with multiple gripping details. These notes and memoirs not only show the literary and near-literary everyday life of the bygone epoch, but also reveal the literary laboratories of many famous authors. This volume includes the full version of the text (original 1967 edition was censored).

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ISBN9785916312041
AuthorЧуковский Корней Иванович
PublisherПрозаиК
Year published2014
Pages720
FormatHardcover

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In this book, Korney Chukovsky describes and contemplates about his contemporaries and creates facinating literary portraits of Chekhov and Kuprin, Gorky and Korolenko, Leonid Andreyev and Alexei Tolstoy, Blok and Mayakovsky, Fyodor Sologub, Sasha Cherny, Gumilyov , Akhmatova, Pasternak, and Zoshchenko, Tynianov, Koni, Lunacharsky, Repin, Sobinov ... the whole volume is based on the diaries, letters, and personal impressions of Chukovsky. His personality sketches are lively with multiple gripping details. These notes and memoirs not only show the literary and near-literary everyday life of the bygone epoch, but also reveal the literary laboratories of many famous authors. This volume includes the full version of the text (original 1967 edition was censored).

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