SHAHINYAN Marietta S.( Writer)
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Biography SHAHINYAN Marietta S.
Shahinian Marietta S. (1888 - 1982), writer.
Born March 21 (April 2, NS) in Moscow in the family physician. Received an excellent education at home, then attended a private boarding school, then in high school Rzhevskaya, one of the best schools in Moscow at that time.
In 1912 Graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy of the Higher Women's Courses. In the same year traveled to St. Petersburg, met and moved closer to Gippius Merezhkovsky, was interested in philosophical concepts of the Symbolists, tested their influence, reflected in her books "The bliss of affluent. Poetry of Zinaida Gippius "(1912)," Two of morality ", (1914), some articles.
1913 Shahinyan published the book "Orientalia", which brought her fame. Important role in shaping the writer has played its cooperation in the newspapers "Azov Region," "Caucasian word", "Baku", where she performs regularly as a professional journalist who covered events in literary and artistic life of the country.
In 1915 - 1918 lived in Rostov-on-Don, taught at the conservatory aesthetics and art history. During these years, wrote the first great novel - "Own Destiny", full of philosophical issues.
Shahinian enthusiastically accepted the October Revolution, which gave her a new theme for art. In 1922 - 23 appears novel "Change", then - "The Adventure of the ladies of the society". In 1923 - 1925 published under the pseudonym of a series of agitation and adventure stories, "Mess-Mandy", which had great success. In 1928, publishes original literary work - "a novel-complex" "Kick", uniting different genres - from a poem to the report ". In 1930 - 1931 wrote the novel "Gidrotsentral", which was the result of her years on the construction Dzorages.
For many years, Shahinian worked in the genre of the essay: "Zangezur Copper" (1927), "The Soviet Transcaucasia" (1931), "Journey Through Soviet Armenia" (1950), "Foreign Letters" (1964) and many others.
For many years, wrote literary portraits of people who were closely familiar with it (Tikhonov, Khodasevich, Rachmaninoff) or the life and work have been her way (T. Shevchenko, I. Krylov, Goethe).
A long life lived Shaginyan, was filled with large and small historical events about which she always wrote warmly and with interest. A special place in the work Shahinian hold books on the Leninist theme: novel-chronicle "Ulyanov Family" (1938, revised in 1957), "First All-Russia" (1965).
Shahinian died aged 94 in 1982, in Moscow.