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Russian Literature in 18th Century

Russian literature, in its beginnings term for the literature of the Eastern Slavs, initially in Church Slavonic, today in Russian. Only with the rise of the Moscow state in the 14th-15th centuries In the 19th century, a national Russian literature gradually developed, the language of which, however, remained committed to the Church Slavonic tradition for… Read More »

Russian Literature in 19th Century

The reign of Alexander I (1801-25) meant the gradual transition for Russian literature from late classicism by GR Derschavins and from sentimentalism by NM Karamzin to pre-romanticism, the main representatives of which were the poet and important translator W. A. ​​Schukowski, the playwright A. S. Gribojedow (“Gore ot uma”, published in 1833; German “understanding creates… Read More »