Classification – name: Literary studies
Pages: 130-172
Publisher: A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IWL RAS Publ.)
Rights – description: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 (СС BY-ND)
Rights – URL: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/
Language of the publication: Russian
Type of document: Research Article
Collection: Documentary and Fiction Literature in Russia of the 18–19 Century
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22455/978-5-9208-0680-2-130-172
Year of publication: 2022
Place of publication: Moscow

PDF

Author: Alexander D. Ivinsky
Ivinsky, A.D. “M.N. Muravyov’s Letters to S.M. and F.N. Lunin Dated 1791 (Based on Materials of the State Historical Museum Department of Written Sources).” Documentary and Fiction Literature in Russia of the 18–19 Century. Ex. ed. V.M. Guminsky. Moscow, IWL RAS Publ., 2022, pp. 130–172. (In Russian) https://doi.org/10.22455/978-5-9208-0680-2-130-172

About the author:

Alexander D. Ivinsky, PhD in Philology, Senior Researcher, A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Povarskaya 25 a, 121069 Moscow, Russia.

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9007-3996

Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Abstract:

This article is devoted to the epistolary heritage of M.N. Muravyov. 37 letters of the poet to his sister F.N. Muravyova and her husband S.M. Lunin are introduced into scientific circulation and commented on. The publication is based on materials of the State Historical Museum Department of Written Sources. Filled with historical, cultural and literary details, these letters allow us to approach the reconstruction of Muravyov’s literary biography. Among the writers Muravyov mentions are Ya.B. Knyazhnin, G.R. Derzhavin, G. Fielding, S. Richardson, L. Stern, and J.J. Rousseau.

Keywords: M.N. Muravyov, letters, epistolary, G.R. Derzhavin, history of Russian literature of the 18th century.