Information about the author:
Olga A. Kaznina, DSc in Philology, Senior Researcher, А.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Povarskaya 25 а, 121069 Moscow, Russia.
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0014-1298
The present article is devoted to the lifelong friendship and creative relationship of I.A. Bunin and the writer and politician A.V. Tyrkova-Williams. Their friendship began in pre-revolutionary Russia and went on in the years of Emigration. A.V. Tyrkova, who lived in London, proceeded with political fight with bolshevism by means of journalism and periodical press and involved in it Russian writers, philosophers and politicians from the centers of the Russian Emigration. Also Tyrkova made a valuable contribution to Russian culture, promoting Russian literature in England and Europe, helping Russian writes like Bunin, Kuprin, Shmelev and many others to arrange meeting with readers in London, get reviews to their books, translate their works and publish them in the West.