REMIZOV Alexei Mikhailovich( Writer, playwright)
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Biography REMIZOV Alexei Mikhailovich
Remizov, Aleksei Mikhailovich (1877 - 1957), novelist, playwright.
Born June 24 (July 6, NS) in Moscow in a family of merchants.
Received a good education at home. He studied at a commercial college, after which he entered the Physics and Mathematics Faculty of Moscow University. Interest in the work of Herzen, Chernyshevskogo, Michael, read Marxist literature.
In 1896 he was arrested for participating in student riots, sent in Penza province under police surveillance. In an attempt to organize workers' union was arrested again. Spent 6 years in prison and exile.
In 1902 was printed translation Remizov (together with Meyerhold) book A. Rode "Hauptmann and Beggars", in the same year published their own works Remizov "haze", "Autumn Song" and others. Becoming a professional writer, always departs from the revolutionary movement.
The first original book Remizov - Limonar, in other words: Meadow spiritual "(1907) - retelling of the tales, legends, an attempt to restore the language. The following works were also written in this vein ( "Posolon, 1907;" Page ", 1918," Moscow favorite legends. Three crescent ", 1929).
. Periodically turns to drama - "O Judah, the Prince Iscariot," 1908; "devilish act," 1919; "King Maximilian, 1920.
. Impressions from visits to blind corners of Russia are reflected in the novel "The Hours" (1908), novels "The fifth plague" and "irrepressible Tambourine" (1909)
. The story "the sister" was published in 1910.
October Revolution Remizov met with hostility. In the works of this period sounds a pain for "Holy Russia" ( "Tale of the Ruin of the Russian land", 1918).
. In 1921 he emigrated from Soviet Russia: first lived in Berlin (until 1923), then moved to Paris where he wrote the autobiographical books such as "Vzvihrennaya Rus (1927)," On the ledges "(1929)," trimmed eyes "(1951 ) etc.
. The book "Fire things. Dreams and predsonya "(1954) devoted to the Russian classics.
In recent years, showed interest in the life of the USSR, took Soviet citizenship. Died Nov. 26, 1957 in Paris.