Ivanov Ivan Ivanovich( Literary historian and critic)
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Biography Ivanov Ivan Ivanovich
Born in 1862, graduated from the Philological Faculty of Moscow State University, defended his thesis for a master's degree of history: "The political role of the French theater in connection with the philosophy of XVIII century" (Moscow, 1895). Received a Ph.D. in history for his thesis "Saint Simon and Saint-Simonism" (1901). I read in the Moscow University as privat-docent lectures on the cultural history of the XVIII and XIX centuries. Appointed in 1901. Novorossiysk University history professor, then Director Nezhin Institute and a professor at Moscow University, Ivanov turned sharply to the right. Ivanov initially attracted the attention of theater reviews in the "Russian Gazette" and "Artist" and later was a member of Russian Thought "," Northern Messenger, and in particular the "Peace of God" 1890. In the 86-volume "Encyclopedic Dictionary" Brockhaus-Efron wrote several articles on Russian writers, for "The Library of great writers, SA. Vengerov - introductory studies of the "Tempest" and "Sonnets of Shakespeare, of" Le Corsaire "Byron. Part of his journal articles published in separate books: "Ivan Turgenev" (St. Petersburg, . 1896; 2-ed., . M., . 1914); "Pisemsky (St. Petersburg, . 1897), "Teacher, adults and other children" (Harriet Beecher Stowe, . 2 ed., . M., . 1902), "People and the facts of Western culture" (1898), "History of Russian criticism" (St. Petersburg, . 1898 and 1900), "From the Western culture" (2 collections, . Petersburg., . 1899 and 1900), "The Emperor Alexander II" (M., . 1899), "A new cultural force,
. Russian writers of the XIX century "(St. Petersburg, 1901)," Truth and poetry of the world of love "(a study of VG. Korolenko, ib., 1900), "Knight of the words and life" (Cervantes, ib., 1901; 2-ed., 1911). For biographical library Pavlenkova Ivanov wrote a biography of Shakespeare and Ostrovsky. They have published a small book, "Pushkin" (1899), "Shakespeare" (1905), "Schiller" (1905), "How Tsar Peter the Great became converter Russia" (3rd ed., 1910), "Gogol" (1911 ), "Stories about the old days" (1905 - 1909) and others. Best Ivanov checkered history of the small. Major works, which were printed as manufacturing in magazines, very stretched, and in particular the history of Russian criticism, "where, because of permanent derogations central task is often overshadowed. By way of processing the material Ivanov belongs to the historians of literature, more conscious of the beauty of exposition and generalizations than the accuracy of research. In the dissertation, it is not an independent researcher and groups the material already developed. In literary views Ivanov first period of its activities - an eclectic, . equally favorable to the aesthetic traditions of the 40-ies, . and to a method of public criticism publicist, only extreme Pisarevschiny met with a stern rebuff to his side,
. The latest phase of the socio-political evolution Ivanova got brighter expression in the 2 nd edition of the book about Turgenev. Much of its devoted enormous polemical digressions unusually sharp vilified Tolstoy and Herzen. Special mockeries undergoes final. S. In.