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Glinka, Fedor Nikolaevich

( poet, essayist and memoirist)

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brother Sergei Glinka (1786 - 1880), I was brought up in the cadet corps, where in 1803, Mr.. was released in the Absheron Regiment. Here he began his military service, he participated in the campaigns of 1805 - 06 years against the French and described the war in "Letters of a Russian officer on Poland, Hungary and the Austrian dominions" (1808). In 1806, Mr.. Glinka resigned and went to his village of Smolensk, . where he lived until 1812, . from time to time traveling to Russia, with these trips is related to the book "Letters to a Friend, . in which he outlined his thoughts and observations, . and the novel "Zinovy-Bogdan Khmelnitsky, . Liberated or Little Russia ",
. In 1812, Mr.. Glinka went back to the Absheron regiment and crystallized as adjutant to the MA. Miloradovich; state with him, Glinka took part in all major battles. In 1815 - 16 years Glinka published eight pieces of Letters Russian officer, "which includes descriptions of wars 1812 - 15 years, as well as previous" Letters to a Friend "and the description of a hike in 1805 - 1806 period. "Letters of a Russian officer," have created a great reputation Glinka. After the war Glinka was some time publisher of the Journal of the Military ". In 1819, . colonel, . Glinka was determined by roving with his former boss Miloradovich, . Petersburg Governor-General, . and was in charge of his office, where he "with the knowledge and command of the emperor uses was for the production of research on subjects, . embodying the importance and mystery ",
. One of these cases was in 1820, Mr.. case of the young Pushkin, . soon expelled from St. Petersburg; to him Glinka displayed great kindness and participation; exiled Pushkin Glinka admonished sympathetic poems, . which a grateful Pushkin replied message, . where called Glinka "Aristide" and "generous citizen", . whose voice was a joy disgraced poet,
. Glinka years presided at the St. Petersburg Free Society lovers of literature of Russia, in 1824. wrote the song "Troika", which is still sung. No less popular his arrangement of Psalm 136 "prisoners, Jews Cry," with the proverbial verse: "slaves, dragging chains, do not sing the high song". A political storm erupted in late 1825, hurt and Glinka. In the secret society, he was not involved, but about the society he knew and met many members of his. Glinka was imprisoned in the fortress. In 1826, Mr.. Glinka was transferred to the civil service and sent to serve in Petrozavodsk, where up to 1830. was an adviser to the provincial government, followed by his stay here was the poem "Karelia, or incarceration of Martha Ioannovna Romanov". Then Glinka in the same position he served in the Tver and Orel provincial government; in 1835, Mr.. retired. In the Tver province, he became interested in antiquities Tver Karelia, which has written a book (published. in 1836), Glinka first drew attention to the ancient stone of northern Russia, first pointed out the important traces of ancient extinct life, preserved in stone buildings and structures. In Tver Glinka married A.P. Golenischeva-Kutuzova and lived in retirement, first in Moscow, in 1853, Mr.. in St. Petersburg and in 1862 Mr.. in Tver, where he died in old age. Other works by Glinka: "The exploits of Count Miloradovich in the Great Patriotic War, . Short review of military life and exploits of Count Miloradovich ", . "Discourse on the need for active life, . Scientists exercises and reading books ", . "Gift of the Russian soldier", . folk tale "Luca da Marya", . "Virtue and vice, . instructive allegory ", . "Remembering the life piiticheskoy A.S,
. Pushkin, "" A few thoughts about the benefits of Political Science ". In poetry, Glinka was interested primarily patriotic ( "Hurray!", 1854) and religious subjects, which developed in a strictly Orthodox spirit. Already in 1826. he published his "Experiments sacred poetry; in 1859, Mr.. appeared "Job, free imitation of the holy book of Job. In 1861, Mr.. Glinka, published in Berlin, an extensive poem, "The mysterious drop" (reprinted in Moscow, 1871), "Spiritual Poems" (Moscow, 1869). - Wed. A.P. Miliukov in "Historical Messenger (1880, N 7), AK. Zhiznevsky "F.N. Glinka "(Tver, 1890," last years ", 1908, N 10, p. 93 - 95); article H. Putyata and A. Kotlyarovskogo in "Conversation in the Society of Lovers of Literature of Russia at Moscow University" (No.. 1, Moscow, 1867); SA. Vengerov Sources dictionary of Russian writers "(t. I); "Dictionary of the members of the Society of Russia's literature at Moscow University."

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