Potekhin Aleksey Antonovich( Writer writer)
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Biography Potekhin Aleksey Antonovich
Of the landed gentry Kineshma county is fairly well known in the past, pissing
Tel novelist Aleksei Antonovich Potekhin. After graduating from high school, Kostroma, and then Yaro -
Slavskogo Demidov Lyceum Potekhin enlisted in the army, but soon resigned and engaged in literary activity. Printed, he began with 1852goda. His best works are devoted to the peasant household. Known then critic Apollon Grigoriev immediately appreciated Potekhina as a talented new writer whose work is of great public importance.
. In 1856, together with the writer Pisemsky, Ostrovsky, Maximov and other Potekhin participated in the literary and ethnographic expedition to study the Volga, which gave him a wealth of material for creative writing
. A careful and honest observer, he sought to show the truth of life, and not by chance some of his plays with a hard pass through the censorship slingshot.
In his works Potekhin told about the past Kineshma, Kostroma, Yaroslavl.
In 1901, Russia Academy of Sciences elected a. A. Potekhina academician of the category of elegant
Literature. Writer died in 1908.