This collective scientific work contains articles by leading domestic and foreign scientists, which explore creativity of M.A. Sholokhov. Problem-related content of the monograph depicts the main directions and ways of studying of the writer’s creative heritage, which are characteristic for the modern Sholokhov study. The reception of Sholokhov’s creativity by the national and world cultures of the 20th century; textual studies of the writer’s works, which depict modern science condition; current problems of studying the poetics of Sholokhov’s novels; commented publication of archival materials, which are connected with the destiny and writer’s creative activity. The first section includes researches, analyzing a number of significant problems of Sholokhov’s life and creativity. The second section make up articles, devoted to textology questions of the scientific publication of And Quiet Flows the Don. The third section consists of the documents, either published for the first time, or forgotten or semi-forgotten. The forth section includes works from the history of Sholokhov study, which are relevant even today. Collective scientific work is addressed to philologists, teachers of literature, students — to everyone who is interested in the Sholokhov’s creativity in Russian literature of the 20th century.
Keywords: Mikhail Sholokhov, Russian literature, textual criticism.
Yury A. Dvoryashin, DSc in Philology, Professor, Leading Research Fellow, А.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Povarskaya 25 a, 121069 Moscow, Russia.
THE FATE AND WORK OF M.A. SHOLOKHOV
IN THE CONTEXT OF THE ERA
M.A. Sholokhov in the public Consciousness of Contemporaries
Subhash Kumar Thakur
Mikhail Sholokhov and His Influence on the Indian Writer Panishvarnath Renu
AND QUIET FLOWS THE DON:
ARCHIVAL MATERIALS: RESEARCH, DIARIES, LETTERS
Mikhail Sholokhov in the Diaries of Vsevolod Vishnevsky
Sholokhov and Folklore
FROM THE HISTORY OF SCHOLAR STUDIES
OF THE 20TH CENTURY
World Significance of M.A. Sholokhov
And Quiet Flows the Don by М.А. Sholokhov
People’s Laughter Culture in the Work of Sholokhov