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
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.