Gornfeld Arkady G.( famous critic)
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Biography Gornfeld Arkady G.
Born in 1867, Mr.. He graduated from the course at the Kharkov University in the Faculty of Law, . but at the same time he studied at the Faculty of Philology theory literature under the guidance of Potebni; later studied in Berlin on issues of literary work under the guidance of Latsarusa and Geiger,
. Journalistic career started in the "Russian Wealth", which consists of recent years and a member of the editorial. It is important to the article: "The Forgotten writer" (Kushchevskaya, 1895, 12); "Criticism and lyricism" (1897, 3); "I.I. Dityatin "(1896, . 2); "Paul-Louis Courier (1895, . 5 and 6); "Flour Words" ( "Collection of Russian Wealth", . 1899), "In Memory of Herzen" (1900, . 1); "Theory and practice of the study of literature" (1901, . 1); "Russian women Nekrasov in a new light" (1904, . 4), "Experimental Art" (1904, . 7), "The Future of Art" (1908); "swt,
. Aksakov "," Literature and heroism "and others. He also participated in the Journal for All "," Voskhod "," Son of the Fatherland ", in" Comrades "led critical feuilleton. For the 82-volume "Encyclopedic Dictionary of Brockhaus - Ephron has written many articles on foreign and Russian writers and major articles on the theory of literature (the principal -" Poetry "and" Poetics "). A number of articles posted to them in the collections of the works of Schiller, Shakespeare and Pushkin, edited by Vengerov, as well as in the History of Russian Literature "Association" World ", in the collections of" Summer Lightning ", the Literary Fund, etc.. Separately out: "The torments of the Word" (1906), "Books and People" (1908), "The West" (1910), "On the interpretation of artistic works" (1912), "On the Russian Writers' t. 1 (1912). Edited Gornfeld appeared the collected works of Sergei Aksakov (1909). Eminent "Russian Wealth", Gornfeld totally alien, however, journalistic criticism. In the literary temperament it is nothing militant. It is a subtle critic-analyst. Major literary interests him - in the field of aesthetics. But this is not the old aesthetics, which took upon itself to send the writer's work, and usually forbade him to touch anything that goes beyond the "pure art". Gornfeld takes aesthetics of science, nothing is mandatory and only objectively analyzing. From the outside, it's as if the resurrection of the old rhetoric, . because the author is very much engaged in a purely external expression of poetic creativity, . those "agony of the word", . which are inevitable in any formulation of serious thought and serious mood in a concise and elegant form, but in reality it only turns out an organic relationship of literary creativity as a phenomenon of language with the totality of the psychological and sociological foundations of art,
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