Levshin Vasily( Russian writer.)
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Biography Levshin Vasily
(6.VIII.1746, Smolensk - 29.VII.1826, with. Temryan about g.Beleva)
Born in a poor noble family. In 1765-72 he. - Military service. In 1780-ies. L. - A member of the NI. Novikova. Book A. "Matinee lover" (1799) - a sample of early Russian sentimentalism. Most widely known of his multi-volume collection "Russian Fairy Tales" (1780-83 g.). Included in his novels and bylinas L. sought to give the character of Western chivalry romanov.L. created and satirical tale of everyday folk by. "Russian Fairy Tales" have influenced the development of the genre of Russian national poem-tale (H. Karamzin, H. Lvov,. Radishchev AND. Krylov, IN. Zhukovsky, etc.). L. has also created a satirical utopia "The latest travel" in the spirit of Voltaire and Montesquieu, wrote dramatic works (up to 50 original and translated operas, dramas, comedies), has translated some 80 books on economic and economic issues.
. Lit.: Trofimov and
. Writers Smoleschiny. - M., 1973. - P. 25-27.