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A.M. Gorky Institute
of World Literature
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

IWL RAS Publishing

A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature
of the Russian Academy of Sciences


Povarskaya 25a, 121069 Moscow, Russia



Types of publications

  • Classification – name: Literary studies
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 60 х 90 1/16
  • Pages: 344
  • 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: Visit Website
  • Language of the publication: Russian
  • Type of document: Collection of articles
  • Funder: Russian Science Foundation (RSF)
  • Funder – grant number: 18-18-00129 “Russian estate in literature and culture: domestic and foreign look”
  • DOI:
  • ISBN: 978-5-9208-0627-7
  • Year of publication: 2020
  • Date of publication: 01.08.2020
  • Place of publication: Moscow
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  • Ex. editor: Olga A. Bogdanova
  • The phenomenon of the Russian literary estate: from Chekhov to Sorokin+: Collective monograph / Executive ed. O.A. Bogdanova. — Moscow: IWL RAS, 2020 — 344 p. — (Series “Russian Estate in the World Context”. Iss. 3)

About the executive editor:

Olga A. Bogdanova, DSc in Philology, Leading Research Fellow, Department of Russian Literature of the Late 19th – Early 20th Centuries, A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Povarskaya 25 a, 121069 Moscow, Russia.


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Bogdanova O.A. The artistic meanings of the Russian estate

Part I

Estate and dacha in Russian prose at the turn of the XIX–XX centuries

Do Egito T.M. Chronotope of a county estate in the story оf A.P. Chekhov “Name Day”

Romanova G.I.  From anti-idyll to the “poem of desolation”: the traditions of M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin in the “estate text” of the early XX century

Glukhova E.V.  The “estate topos” of Russian symbolism in the ego-documentary prose by Andrei Bely

Kondratenko A.I. Estate and city as chronotope of autobiographical prose by I.A. Bunin

Mikhailova M.V. Conventional and innovative in the image of the estate world (the fates of the noblewomen in the work of O. Olnem)

Astashchenko E.V. Neo-Russian style of “estate” texts by Nikolai Rusov and Vera Zhukovskaya

Pegova N.I.  “Estate” fiction on the pages of magazines of the early XX century (“New Way”, “Questions of Life”, “Apollo”, “Capital and Country Estate”)

Karpenko G.Yu. The poetosphere of the Russian urban estate of the early XX century (according to the literary memoirs of S.N. Durylin “In his native corner”)

Ertner E.N. Mythopoetics of the Siberian estate in the Russian prose of the end of the XIX — the first third of the XX centuries

Lutsevich L.F.  Dacha-estate topos “Russian Finland”: “White Night” of Leonid Andreev

Part II

Estate and dacha in poetry and drama at the turn of the XIX–XX centuries

Grinevich O.A. Estate poetry at the turn of the XIX–XX centuries: transition to the post-estate period

Akimova M.S. Sound world of the Russian estate in the lyrics at the turn of the XIX–XX centuries

Zhaplova T.M. Creative interpretation of estate images in the lyrics of K.R.

Kuznetsova E.V. Poetosphere and mythopoetics of the estate in A.A. Blok’s dramatic poem “Song of Fate”

Skorokhodov M.V. The “estate topos” in the works of representatives of the “peasant concord” group

Stroganov M.V. Invincibility of Space: the estate in A.P. Chekhov’s plays

Andrushchenko E.A.  “Appear gorgeous, quiet Osuga…”: originality of country “estate topos” in Dmitry Merezhkovsky’s play “Romantics”

Molodyakov V.E.The decadent on plain-air: Scenes from dacha’s life of Valery Bryusov

Part III

Estate in the literature of the Soviet and post-Soviet years

Perepelkin M.A. The structure and meaning of the “estate topos” in the A.N. Tolstoy’s story “Nikita’s Childhood”

Akimova A.S.  The originality of the “estate topos” in the A.N. Tolstoy’s novel “Peter the First”

Stroganova E.N. From the estate to the commune: history of noble estates in 1920–1930-s (based on the material of the “Pedagogical poem” of A.S. Makarenko)

Markov A.V.  The “estate text” in the poetry of the Soviet “Sixtiers”: E.A. Evtushenko, A.A. Voznesensky, B.A. Akhmadulina

Bogdanova O.A. “Estate myth” in the literature of Russian postmodernity: deconstruction or reconstruction?

Spivakovsky P.E. Estate transgression in the story “Nastya” by Vladimir Sorokin


  • Keywords: series “Russian estate in the world context”, third issue, literature of the Silver age, literature of the Soviet period, literature of the turn of the XX–XXI century, “estate topos”, poetics of “estate” works.


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