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Biography Brusiliv Nikolai Petrovich
(1782 - 1849).
He was educated in the Corps of Pages, but the course is not finished, as Paul I ordered the transfer of Pages officers in the army as punishment for what they were by pages under Catherine II. 14-year-old lieutenant of the Moscow Grenadier Regiment eager to train soldiers to the front, but soon his father, fearing the surprises of Paul's time, identified him in the civil service. In 1806, Mr.. Brusiliv resigned, then served in the militia, again joined the civil service and in 1821. was appointed governor of Vologda; finally left the administrative activities in 1834. Brusiliv literature became more engaged in 1803, publishing the story in the soul Karamzin sentimentalism. In his journalistic articles on various subjects Brusilov sharply attacked Francophile, advocated for the purity of the Russian language, urging young people not to carouse, to be able to reduce rents, wrote about the need for a national theater and the t. d. The articles on women's issues Brusiliv championed economic and marital appointment of a woman, . articles of criticism defended conscientious attitude of criticism to literary works, . in topical articles in a fairly decent tone ridiculed shortcomings writers of his time,
. However, in relation to his Brusiliv always admit the irony. In general it was a moderate and liberal good-natured, the enemy of all of radicalism and every revolution, although readily printed in his magazine ( "The World of Letters", 1805) translation of Voltaire's Pnin and t. n. He himself, in addition to its journal, published in the Journal of Europe ", etc.. modern editions (a detailed description of Brusilov and his writings, as well as a bibliography Vengerov, "critical-biographical dictionary"). He was a member of a free society, lovers of literature, sciences and arts. Separately Brusiliv printed: "trinkets, . or some essays and translations "(St. Petersburg, . 1803), . "Elder, . or the vicissitudes of life "(St. Petersburg, . 1803), . "Poor Leandre, . Author or without rhetoric "(St. Petersburg, . 1803), . "The fruits of my leisure time" (St. Petersburg, . 1805), . Experience description Vologda (St. Petersburg, . 1834),
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