Ilyin, Nikolai Ivanovich( Playwright)
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Biography Ilyin, Nikolai Ivanovich
(1777 - 1823).
. He owns the first experiments dramas of people's life, . marked by the strong influence of Karamzin: "Lisa, . or the Triumph of gratitude "(1802), . The Generosity, . or conscription "(1804, . in three acts) and two comedies: "Physiognomists and hiromantik" (1816) and "Semik" (1818),
. Both plays were first on the scene a huge success, especially the "Lisa". Morality and virtue in AMD Ilyina very sugary, but they are staged and written a good popular language. Ilyin tried to faithfully represent all the people, . for which he battered by contemporary critics, . which did not like "rude expressions of gross concepts", . "foul language bailiffs and Podyachev", author advised "to inspire us samples from the range of dorms, . where there are more amusing faces, . more diverse passions, . more items, . decent brush painter ",
. These requirements show that Ilyin was to some extent, an innovator in the literature and the theater. Ilyin translated from the French, with transcription of Russian manners, a few comedies, published (1809) journal "Friend of Children. - See. Dictionary of members of society amateurs Russia's literature at Moscow University; P. Arapov "Annals of the Russian theater, 158 - 159, 164 - 165; NN. Bulich "Essays on the History of Russian Literature (2 nd ed., 116 - 117); SA. Vengerov "sources. words. Russian. Writers "(II).