BENITTSKY Aleksandr Petrovich( poet, novelist, translator and critic)
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Biography BENITTSKY Aleksandr Petrovich
(1780 - 1809), was educated in Moscow hostel Shadena professor, served in the army (1799 - 1803), then a commission to formulate laws, and since 1805. He began writing. A prolific worker, Benittsky published in the journals of original and translated poems, short stories, critical articles, many of his works remained in manuscript. In 1807, Mr.. Benittsky published "Waist, or collection of various new works in verse and prose," and in 1809, Mr.. founded, together with AE. Izmailov, the magazine "Flower Garden"; staff were Benittskogo NI. Gnedich, ax. Vostokov, KN. Batiushkov, I.I. Dmitriev, IA. Krylov. Benittsky belonged to the opponents of the Party Shishkov; writers of his face completely outlines his witty, . pessimistic and bile stories, . written in the allegorical form of "oriental tales", it should be noted "Parallels", . story "Bedouin" and "Vizier",
. Weaknesses of his isolation was his general outlook on the surrounding reality, against which he directed his satirical arrows. The biographical and bibliographical information about Benittskom collected from VI. Saitov (in primech. to the works of Batiushkov, II, 427 - 429) and in SA. Vengerov ( "critical-biographical dictionary of Russian writers and scientists", III, 5 - 12, and "Channel dictionary of Russian writers", I, 213).