Gromeka Mikhail Stepanovich( critic)
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Biography Gromeka Mikhail Stepanovich
(1851 - 1883), son of journalist Gromeka, graduate course at Moscow University in the Faculty of Philology and a teacher in western Russia in various secondary schools, including the Zhitomir Jewish Teachers' Institute. The patient, abandoned in the wilderness, he published little, and his fame was created by two small books on Tolstoy, who enjoyed great success. One of them, "Critical sketch on the novel Anna Karenina", ran into five editions, the other - "Recent works of Tolstoy (1886) - three editions. Success Gromeka due to the fact that he lovingly and thoughtfully reacted to the works of Tolstoy, at a time when attitude of the overwhelming majority of criticism was shortsighted captious. Gromeka affinity with the characters of Tolstoy, . as with human beings, . and his critical work has passed into fiction: the last chapter of his book about Anna Karenina, set out in the form of descriptions Gromeka visit to the village to Levin and talk with him about, . that in the novel puzzled,
. Gromeka still quite a young man committed suicide in a fit of mental disorder. In their views Gromeka was one of the first representatives turn to idealism. N. K-a.