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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: 352
  • 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: 978-5-9208-0623-9
  • Year of publication: 2020
  • Date of publication: 01.08.2020
  • Place of publication: Moscow
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  • Ex. editor: Olga A. Bogdanova
  • Russian Estate and Europe: Diachrony, Nostalgia, Universalism: Collective monograph / Executive ed. O.A. Bogdanova. — Moscow: IWL RAS, 2020 — 352 p. — (Series “Russian Estate in the World Context”. Iss. 2)

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 storehouse of cultural memory 

Part I

Russian estate and dacha. Diachronic view

Letyagin L.N. The fate of the estate heritage 

Karpenko L.B. The image of the estate in the reminiscent discourse

Brumfield W. “Et in Arcadia ego”:“estate” as moral spacein Russian literature of XIX–XX centuries

Volodina N.V. The library as an element of the “estate culture”in the works of Russian writersof the second half of the XIXth — beginning of the XXth centuries:I.S. Turgenev, I.A. Goncharov, I.A. Bunin

Safronova E.Yu. “The Village of Stepanchikovo and its inhabitants”and “The Raid on Barsukovka”: parody-satirical modein the image of the estate by F.M. Dostoevsky and M.A. Kuzmin

Discacciati O. Return to the estate as a recurring motifin the works of I.A. Bunin and B.A. Pilnyak

Cherkashina M.V. Estate Petrovsko-Razumovskoe in Russian history and literature of XIX–XX centuries

Mari E. At the origins of “dachа topos”: marginalia of an unfinished work by Yu.M. Lotman

Part II

Estates of Russian emigration

Cheauré E. Estate in miniature: Maxim Gorky in Freiburg-Günterstal

Mikhalenko N.V. The image of the country estate in the literary and art magazines of the Russian Emigration of the First Wave (“The Firebird” and “Chimes”)

Dmitrieva E.E. Bunin’s Grass: the resurrection of Russian estate life in non-Russian space

Prashcheruk N.V. Estate world in Bunin`s prose:from “Sukhodol” to “Wanderings” and “The Life of Arseniev”

Razumovskaya A.G. “Bequeathed life of the apple trees”in the age of social catastrophe: the estate garden in prose by L.F. Zurov

Demidova O.R. When history repeats itself: Michael Osorgin’s “estates”

Pak N.I. The image of estate in tetralogy “Journey of Gleb” by B.K. Zaitsev

Stepanova N.S. The concept of “estate”in the autobiographical prose of Vladimir Nabokov

Osminina E.A. The image of the summer cottage in the works of I.S. Shmelev and V.A. Nikiforov-Volgin

Šroma N.I., Vedela A.V. “Vzmorci na shtrande” (Summer dwellers on the beach): The dacha-related plot between idyllic and ironic

Part III

Estate and its components in European literature

Shchegoleva L.I. Byzantine ideas about the heavenly Kingdomand semiotics of the estate in modern Greekand Russian literature of the XVIII–XX centuries

Shchukin V.G. Democratic estate”as the cultural nest of the Early Modern Period. Case of Poland

Veligorsky G.A. “Houses are alive. No?”The image of a “revived” house in English literaturein the late XIX — early XX century

Sholokhova A.S. Topos and chronos of English country houseat the beginning of the XXth century in literature and cinema (the novel “The Remains of the Day” by Kazuo Ishiguro and a film by James Ivory)

Grafova E.O. The time of Art Nouveauin the literary and artistic comprehensionof Maurice Maeterlink in the context of Hanbury Gardens, Liguria



  • Keywords: series “Russian estate in the world context”, second issue, Russia and Europe, diachrony, Russian emigration, estates in the literature of European countries.


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