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Author photo. Carte de visite from late 1880s (George Kennan Papers, LoC Prints and Photographs, LC-USZ62-128263)

Carte de visite from late 1880s (George Kennan Papers, LoC Prints and Photographs, LC-USZ62-128263)

Mikhail Lermontov

Author of A Hero of Our Time

Includes the names: Lermontov M., M. Lermontov, M U Lermontov, M.J. Lermontow, M.J. Lermontow, M.J. Lermontov, M.IU Lermontov, M.I. Lermontov, M. Y. Lermontov, M.Ju. Lermontov ... (see complete list), M. J. Lermontov, M. L. Lermontov, M. Y. Lermontov, Lai Meng Tuo Fu, Mikhai Lermontov, M.Joe. Lermontov, Mijail Lermontov, Mihail Lermentov, M. Iu. Lermontov, M. Yu. Lermontov, Mihail Lermontov, Michel Lermontov, M. Yu. Lermentov, Mihail Lermontov, Michał Lermontow, Michael Lermontow, Mikhail Lermontov, Mikhail Lermontov, Mihail LJERMONTOV, Michail Lermontow, Mikhail Lermontov, Lermontov Mikhail, Miĥail Lermontov, Michail Lermontov, Kikhail Lermontov, Michael Lermontof, Mihxail Lermontov, Michael Lermontov, Mijail Lérmontov, Mihhail Lermontov, Mikhail Lermentov, Michail Lermontov, Michaïl Lermontow, Mikhail Lérmontov, Mijaíl Lérmontov, Mikhaïl Lermontov, Mihail J. Lermontov, Mikhaïl Lérmontov, Michaíl Lérmontow, Miĥail J. Lermontov, Michail J. Lermontov, Michail J. Lermontov, Michail J. Lermontow, Mikhail Iu. Lermontov, Michail Ju. Lermontov, Mijaíl Y. Lérmontov, М.Ю. Лермонтов, Лермонтов М.Ю., Mihail Jur?evic Lermontov, М.Ю. Лермонтов, Mihail Iurevich Lermontov, Michail Jurevic Lermontov, М. Ю. Лермонтов, Mijail Iur'evich Lermontov, Mikhail Yurevich Lermonyov, Mikhail Iurevich Lermontov, Mikhail Iu'Evich Lermontov, Mihail Yuryeviç Lermontov, М. Ю. Лерментов, Лермонтов М. Ю., Mihail Ûr'evič Lermontov, Lermontov Mikhail Yurevich, М. Ю. Лермантов, Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov, М. Ю. Лермонтов, Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov, Michail Jùrevič Lermontov, Mikhail Yurievich Lermontov, Yurevich Lermontov, Mikhail, Michail Jurjevič Lermontov, Mikhail Iurievitx Lermontov, Mihxail Jurjevicx Lermontov, Lermontov M. (Lermontov M. ), Mikhail ÍÙrevich Lermontov, Michail Joerjewitsj Lermontow, Michaìl Jùrjevic Lèrmontov, Mikhaïl Iourievitch Lermontov, Михаил Лермонтов, Михаил Лермонтов, Mikhaïl Iourievitch Lermontov, ミハイル レールモントフ, Михаи́л Ле́рмонтов, Ergin Altay Mihail Yuryevic Lermontov, מיכאיל יוריביץ לרמונטוב, Mikhail IUrevich) M.J. (Lermontov Ljermontov, Михаил Юрьевич Лермонтов, Лермонтов Михаил Юрьевич, Михаи́л Ю́рьевич Ле́рмонтов

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One of Russia's greatest nineteenth-century poets, Lermontov was at first an officer in an elite Guards regiment. Because of the views he expressed in a poem written on the death of Pushkin in 1837, he was arrested, tried, and transferred to the Caucasus. The poem, a passionate condemnation of the St. Petersburg elite for inciting Pushkin's ill-fated confrontation with D'Anthes, brought Lermontov instant fame. He returned to the capital a year later and began to publish regularly; two volumes of poems and the novel A Hero of Our Time appeared in 1840. Next year, as punishment for a duel, he was sent again to a line regiment in the Caucasus, where he distinguished himself in battle. In July 1841 he was killed in his last duel, the consequence of his own quarrelsome conduct. Lermontov was strongly influenced by Byron and Schiller, writing striking confessional poems that presented him in typically romantic defiance toward society. In his final years, he wrote more reflective and philosophical lyrics, as well as longer narrative poems, also derived from Byronic models. The most important of these is The Demon (1839), on which he worked for a number of years. The story of a fallen angel's love for a woman, it has provided Russian literature and art with a powerful archetype. Besides poetry, Lermontov also wrote plays and fiction, of which A Hero of Our Time is the most important. Made up of several tales by different narrators, the novel centers on Pechorin---a seminal example of the egotistical nineteenth-century "superfluous man," a specifically Russian derivative of the Byronic hero. Both this protagonist and Lermontov's complex narrative technique gave a powerful stimulus to Russian realist fiction. (Bowker Author Biography)
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A Hero of Our Time 3,462 copies, 57 reviews
The Demon 85 copies, 1 review
Taman' 29 copies, 2 reviews
Narrative poems 28 copies
The Masquerade 21 copies
Werken 21 copies, 1 review
La princesse Ligovskoï 17 copies, 2 reviews
Liriche e poemi 17 copies
Selected Works 17 copies
Werken 5 copies
Récits fantastiques russes 5 copies, 1 review
Поэмы 4 copies
Poeeme 4 copies
Mein Ru©land in Gedichten (Contributor) 2 copies, 1 review
Sotjinenija 2 copies
Kaŭkazaj rakontoj 2 copies, 1 review
Poems 2 copies
Las memorias de Pechorin 2 copies, 1 review
Lirika 2 copies
[Works] 1 copy
Poems 1 copy
Lyrika 1 copy
Luuletusi 1 copy
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