Information about ex. editor:
Monika L. Spivak
Monika L. Spivak, DSc in Philology, Head of the Department of Literary Heritage, A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Povarskaya 25 a, 121069 Moscow, Russia
The scientific publication of the “Russkoye Bogatstvo” (Russian Wealth) editorial archive for 1890–1903 allows to fully present the fate of the famous magazine in changing historical conditions, to clarify the facts of literary and sociopolitical history of this period, the magazine’s authors circle, the relationship between the editorial office and authors, the editorial office and censorship, authors and censorship. The volume contains a large corpus of epistolary documents, accompanied by a scientific commentary that restores the historical, literary and socio-political context of the facts described in these documents. The editorial board members’ correspondence between themselves and with the authors of the magazine reflects the socio-political life of Russia and Europe, disputes about emerging literary trends and the work of populist factions and land committees. The main characters of the volume are N.K. Mikhaylovsky, V.G. Korolenko, A.I. Ivanchin- Pisarev, A.G. Gornfeld, N.F. Annensky, P.F. Yakubovich, A.V. Peshekhonov, V.A. Myakotin, P.P. Pertsov, N.S. Rusanov, F.D. Batyushkov, K.M. Stanyukovich, F.D. Kryukov. Part 1 includes correspondence for 1890–1899, book 2 includes correspondence for 1900–1903. The publication is intended for historians, literary historians, bibliographers, sociologists,culturologists, as well as for other humanitarian specialists involved in the period under.
Keywords: “Russkoye Bogatstvo” magazine, correspondence, editorial staff, populism, history of Russian literature and social thought.