Palm Alexander( Famous Writer)
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Biography Palm Alexander
(1822 - 1885). Studied in a nobleman's Regiment, was an officer of the Life Guards regiment of Chasseurs. In 1849, P., . as an accomplice in Petrashevsky, . contained 8 months in the fortress, . despite the recognition of the indictment, . that "in his literary works could be seen a strong love for Russia", . and "in the papers it was not anything wrong", then served in the Caucasus and Crimea, . Sevastopol campaign after he retired with the rank of major, . later was manager of the Control Chamber, . was tried for embezzlement (cm,
. Forensic speech VD. Spasovich, who defended the palm), and sentenced to exile to live, but after a few years back has lost the right. In literary career P. made in 40-ies in small stories and poems in the spirit of "natural school", then resumed his literary career in the early seventies. Among the best works of P. belongs to the novel, Alexei Slobodin ", depicting the St. Petersburg literary and political circles, and printed (Journal Europe", 1872, Prince. 10 - 12, 1873, Prince. 2 - 3 and separately) under the pseudonym P. Alma, as his story - "The End of the old novel" (ibid., 1874, Prince. 10 and 11). From comedies P. enjoyed the greatest success, "Our friend Neklyuzhev" ( "Word", 1879, Prince. 12 and a separate St. Petersburg, 1880) and, in particular, "old master" (Fatherland Notes, 1873, Prince. 5 and separate St. Petersburg, 1878), these two comedies were taken P. great fame, which had contributed to an excellent game VV. Samoilova in the role of "old master". Less well-known comedy "The Rainmaker" ( "Contemporary", 1864, Prince. 6), "Lord voters" ( "Vestnik Evropy, 1881, Prince. 4), and the wings are, but nowhere to fly "(St. Petersburg, 1876, lithography.)" Darling "(Moscow, 1883, lithography.)," The Enlightenment "(Fatherland Notes, 1871, Prince. 3), the drama "Sinner" ( "Russian Wealth", 1885, Prince. 1 and separately), the scene "citizen" ( "Word", 1878. kn. 3), the tale Frosya "(" Northern Herald ", 1885, Prince. 3) and "The Lost years" (Fatherland Notes, 1880, Prince. 2 and 3), the novels of Jean Bichovkin "(ibid., 1849, Prince. 4 and 5), "Sick people" (Sankt-Peterburg, 1881) and locusts Petersburg (St. Petersburg, 1884). In his works, P. primarily draws pre-Reform landlord lives and brings to the stage effete aristocratic types. O P. cm. "Russian Antiquities" (1887, Prince. 11). His wife, Xenia G. (died in 1892) - known in the province of dramatic actress. Eldest son P. - Sergey - the famous actor and impresario, Jr. - Grigori Aleksandrovich, under the pseudonym Arbenin known as an actor and translator of many plays. Today is published by the editor in Batum "Black Messenger.