Metlinsky Ambrose Lukyanovich( Little-Russian poet)
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Biography Metlinsky Ambrose Lukyanovich
(1814 - 1870). He studied at Kharkov University, in 1839, Mr.. defended his master's thesis: "The essence of civilization and the importance of its elements"; lectured on the history of Russian literature in Kharkov, then the University of Kiev. In a fit of melancholy shot. Doctorate Metlinskogo: "Looking at the historical development of the theory of prose and poetry published in 1850. Work Metlinskogo have no scientific value, as a teacher, Metlinsky attracted students only perfect mood, mainly expressed in the love of folk poetry. Metlinsky good control of Little Russian folk speech and diligently collected the songs. He published in 1854, Mr.. publication "South Russian folk songs" helped awaken interest in the Little Russian nationality. For scholars of searching for a long time (before the release of compilations Chubynskyi and Golovatskii) collection Metlinskogo gave abundant material. The collection includes songs recorded by Metlinskim and delivered him to NM. Belozersky, MA. Markovic (Marco Vovchok), etc.. In 1848, Mr.. Metlinsky issued the "Southern Collection", which included the works of his own and others. (Petrenko, Makarov and others). Own Metlinskogo poems imbued with romantic idealism, love for their native speech and native traditions, they have a lot of melancholy and appeals to the Cossacks of the Dnieper. They discover the knowledge of people's lives, but are neither the variety nor the depth of content, nor the breadth of conception, in the language is not expressive and strength. The mood in them for the most part sad; depicts a beggar, an orphan, a fire after a fun, cemetery, old man's death, before reminiscing about his old friends. Works Metlinskogo published in Lviv in 1897 and 1906. - Wed. Sumtsov "The fiftieth anniversary collection Metlinskogo" ( "Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences, 1904, IX).