Mikhail Dmitriev( poet and translator)
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Biography Mikhail Dmitriev
(1796 - 1866), son of Alexander Ivanovich.
He graduated from the course at Moscow University. Was the chief prosecutor of the Department 7. Debuted fables in the Journal of Europe "and in" Rossiyskaya Museum "in. Izmailov. In the thirties, he was busy Schelling and Oken, writing articles on philosophy and published them without a signature in "Moscow Gazette" and "Telescope". Placed poems and literary-critical articles in the periodical publications. Most of his poems became a separate publication (Moscow, 1831 and 1865). Also translated Heine, Schiller, Herder, Uhland, Rц+ckert, Horace. His memoirs "Trifles from a stock of my memory," published in "Moskvityanin, 1853, in 1854, Mr.. out separately. A great addition, they were in 1869. were published edition "Russian Archive". Not always accurate, greshaschie great fairy story, "Trifles" is not devoid of historical and literary significance and embody memories of the writers Karamzin period and the life of the province early last century. Dmitriev constantly mingle with writers and his life was "amateur" literature, believing that the purpose of poetry is "in the ennoblement and elevation of the spirit of ideas and forms of fine". At the beginning of a literary work, he often acted as a "classic" enemy of the Romantic movement. Later, . responding to accusations, . that he does not like the new literature, . Dmitriev said: "Any educated person knows, . that the literature varies with the passage of time, that she not only can not stand in one place, . but should not ", . but in the literature 50 - 60-ies he often saw "evasion of fine taste",
. How Slavophile, he lamented the scarcity of Christian love, the weakening of family ties, the neglect of foreign customs and mimic. In addition to the aforesaid, . published separately: "The opponents and defenders of the historian Karamzin (Moscow, . 1829), . "Fortunately Schiller" (Moscow, . 1843), . "Prince Ivan Mikhailovich Dolgoruky and his works" (Moscow, . 1851 and 1863), . "Moscow Elegy" (Moscow, . 1858) and others.,