ARSENOV Alexander( Writer)
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Biography ARSENOV Alexander
(1854 - 1896)
At the end of the course in high school A. entered a clerk in a bookstore, which supplemented the reading of the shortcomings of systematic education. His reviews were placed in the Library of cheap, accessible, "" Kindergarten "," Cause "and" Russian world ". In "Bee" Mikeshina A. wrote satirical articles under the pseudonym Al, Rtsy, Word, and placed the poems and biographies (eg, Pogossky). In 1877 he moved to Vilna and was the main contributor to the Bulletin of the Vilna "and" Rural Reading ". Returning to St. Petersburg, wrote to newspapers and illustrated magazines and comic. In 1882 he published a graphical map of the history of our literature, with the addition of the "Dictionary of ancient writers of the period of Russian literature. "Dictionary of Russian writers of the middle period" (1700 - 1825) was released in 1887. In 1884, a. the artist Shpakov published art children's magazine "Spring": out to be only 6 rooms. In 1885 - 86 years worked in the "News", . and then almost exclusively devoted himself to the popular historical articles and historical fiction, . such as: "The courts of Tsar Ivan the Terrible" (Virgin Soil, . 1887), . "Ancient Russian ambassadors abroad,", . "Arina boyaryshnya" (a poem in verse), . "Retired Maj. Kuritsyn, . fairytale ", . "Arish duck", . "Frantsuzinka" and others,
. From children's stories A. deserve special attention "Heroes of Sevastopol" and "From the life and history" (2 nd ed., 1901).