Satirist Antiokh Dmitrievich Kantemir—, was one of the earliest Russian writers not only to praise the ideals of Peter I's reforms but the ideals of the growing Enlightenment movement in Europe. He navigates his way among the real women he encounters by recalling lessons he has learned reading the Russian classics. Contemporary Fiction by Russian Women. Thank you for signing up! July 30, at 4: It is she, more than her mother, who bids good riddance to the city folk who have disrupted their lives. In Russia, she has been compared to Stephen King and even Kafka.
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In contrast to Sumarokov's devotion to simplicity, Lomonosov favored a belief in a hierarchy of literary styles divided into high, middle and low. She daydreams of going back to Moscow where, she believes, she will find true love and they will all be happy. The Ship of Widows by I. Encouraged by this positive response, Glukhovsky returned to the script and considerably reworked it. Portrait of Vasily Zhukovsky by I. Prazdnik starukh na more.