Myatlev Ivan Petrovich( poet-humorist)
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Biography Myatlev Ivan Petrovich
1796 - 1844). Born into a wealthy aristocratic family, was chamberlain. Published two collections of poems (Saint-Petersburg, . 1834 and 1835); fame acquired voyage, . forth in humorous poems under the title: "Sensations and the comments of Mrs. Kurdyukova abroad, . tribute l'Etranzhe "(Tambov [actually printed in St. Petersburg], . 1840 - 44, 2 nd ed., . St.Petersburg, . 1856 - 57; a new luxury edition Suvorin, . with reproduction of drawings Thimm, . St.Petersburg, . 1907),
. Popularity of this work is partly contributed to the art, with which the author read it in the living room of St. Petersburg. When Smirdin undertake the publication of "One Hundred Russian writers", M. got in their number. This roused the indignation of Belinsky, who "Sensations Mrs. Kurdyukova announced the book boring and flat, and small poems M., praising the high things - funny. Review this generally true, nevertheless, some poems M., suffering roughness, negligence, form an impression of sincerity of feeling ( "Resurrection of Lazarus"). Surprising in this man of the 1830's streak of nationality, which are imbued with many of his poems ( "Torches, Sirs," "New Year", "Nastoechka triple", "Conversation with the master Afonka). "Sensations Mrs. Kurdyukova" written language, . representing the successful imitation of what mix of "French with Nizhniy Novgorod", . which at that time prevailed in the Russian society, . and generally give the correct skolok tone, . techniques, . ways to express concepts and then "light",
. M. published again: "Peterhof Festival (St. Petersburg, 1842)," Kommerazhi "(St. Petersburg, 1844)," Tarantella "(St. Petersburg, 1844). Complete Collected Works of M. published in 1857 (St. Petersburg) in 1893 (Kiev) and in 1894 (Moscow).