Dmitri Minaev( Famous poet, humorist and translator)
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Biography Dmitri Minaev
(1835 - 1889), son of DI. Minaev. He was educated at the Nobles shelf. Not long served in Simbirsk Exchequer and Zemsky department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Lyrics Minaeva began to appear in print since 1857, Mr.. Kurochkin, invited him to collaborate in the "Spark". From 1859, Mr.. Minaev wrote his numerous and rude parody, biting satire, is not always a fair number of poems and epigrams humor. In 1862, Mr.. He is editor of "dial tone", but soon takes off his signature, without ceasing to cooperate in it. The flowering of literary activity Minaev up in the late 60's and early 70-ies. Constantly changing their nicknames ( "The Dictionary of nicknames" Kartseva and Mazaeva counts of more than 29), Minaev was especially popular as "D. Sviyazhsky "," revealing the poet, "" Dark Man "and" Major Bourbon ". From comedies Minaeva - "Liberal" (Fatherland Notes, 1870, No. 12, and in the book "At the Crossroads", St. Petersburg, 1871), "Cashier" (written with S.N. Khudyakov, St. Petersburg, 1883) and "sing" ( "Vestnik Evropy, 1874, No. 5) or" The ruined nest '(St. Petersburg, 1875), - none has enjoyed success on stage, although the last Minaev received from the Academy of Sciences of the Uvarov Prize. He performed as a polemicist in the Russian Word, "" case ", revealing here inherent smartness of the pen. It was unsuccessful were his tales in verse for children, such as the "Grandfather Nights" (St. Petersburg, 1880), "New news, songs, pictures yes" (St. Petersburg, 1882), "A warm nest" (St. Petersburg , 1882). Knowing only in French, . some German and using the interlinear translation of other persons with English and Italian, . Minaev altered such transfers (from Byron, . Shelley, . Moliere, . Hugo, . Heine, . Dante) in smooth verse form, . often far from the original,
. In the literary and artistic circles he is known as the author of epigrams on all the pins and all, someone who can write, without corrections, a satire of a few dozen lines. Izuchitelnoe versifikatorstvo, natural, though not deep humor Minaeva entered into actuality and developing him into a resourceful debater, author of countless rhymes. This poet, vanished in a sea of wit, his talent, saps drunkenness, gave him a name, but soon faded. Minaev outlived his fame and died at his neglected and lonely. Collections of his poems: "rehash" (St.-Petersburg, . 1859), . "Thoughts and Song, . 2 parts (Saint-Petersburg, . 1863 - 1864), . "Good morning" (St.-Petersburg, . 1867), . "In the twilight" (Saint-Petersburg, . 1868), . "Songs and Poems" (Saint-Petersburg, . 1870), . "The cottage is rich" (St. Petersburg, . 1880), . "All the sisters of earrings (Saint-Petersburg, . 1881), . "Not in eyebrow, . in the eye "(Saint-Petersburg, . 1882; 2-ed., . 1898),
. Separately out: "Leprosy feature on the railroad" (St. Petersburg, 1862), "Eugene Onegin" (St. Petersburg, 3rd ed. 1877), "Cannibals, or people of the sixties" (St. Petersburg, 1881) and many others. dp. - See: N.A. Derzhavin "King of rhyme" ( "Historical Journal", 1914, "7 and 8), P. Bykov ( "New Life", 1913 and 1914, No. 2, memories), and A. Prugavin ( "New Life", 1913, No. 2), AV. Ewald ( "Historical Journal", 1895, No. 12, the memories), H. Gerbel "Russian poem" (St. Petersburg, 1888); NK. Michael's "Literary reminiscences and contemporary troubles; DD. Languages "Reviews", in. IX (Moscow, 1905), "Russian Antiquities", 1890,? 4. A. Polyakov.