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  1. Mikhail Vasilievich Lomonosov (1711-1765)
    • Scientist, scholar, and poet
    • Founded Moscow University
    • Ode of 1774
  2. Nikolai Mikhailovich Karamzin (1766-1826)
    • Letter to Alexander Alekseevich Pleshcheev 1796
    • Founder of Russian sentimentalism
    • History of the Russian State (12 volume)
    • Letters of a Russian Traveler (1791)
    • Poor Liza (1792)
  3. Ivan Andreevich KryLov (1769-1844)
    • Fables, journalist, playwright, and translator
    • The Crow and the Fox
    • The Swan, the Crayfish and the Pike
    • The Cuckoo and the Rooster
    • Trishka’s Coat
    • The Curiosity Lover
    • The Fox and the Grapes
    • The Quartet
    • The Monkey and the Spectacles
    • The Cat and the Cook
  4. Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin (1799-1837)
    • Russian national idol
    • The Moor of Peter the Great
    • Boris Godunov
    • The Chronicles
    • To Chaadaev (1818)
    • A Prisoner (1822)
    • Conversation between a Publisher and a Poet (1824)
    • Winter Evening (1825)
    • October 19th (1825)
    • The Prophet (1826)
    • To my Nanny (1827)
    • Winter Morning (1829) – memorized in schools
    • I loved you (1829) – memorized in schools
    • Madonna (1830)
    • Elegy (1830)
    • A Hero (1830)
    • Autumn (1833)
    • Eugene Onegin (1823-1830) novel inverse
    • The Captain’s daughter (1833-1836)
    • The Queen of Spades (1833)
    • A Trip to Arzrum (1836)
  5. Mikhail lurevich Lermontev (1814-1841)
    • The death of a poet (1837)
    • Beggar (1830)
    • A Wish (1832)
    • The Sail (1832)
    • The Deserter (1838)
    • Meditation (1838)
    • The Demon (1829-1838)
    • To AO Smirnova (1840)
    • Mountain Summits (from Goethe) (1840)
    • Mtsyri (1840)
    • Motherland (1841)
    • Tamara (1841)
    • Agreement (1841)
    • A Hero of out time (1840)
  6. Fedor Ivanovich Tiutchev (1803-1873)
    • Spring Thunderstorm (1828)
    • Spring Waters (1830)
    • Cicero (1830)
    • Silence (1830)
    • KB (1870)
  7. Afanasii Afanasievich Fet (1820-1892)
    • I came to you with a greeting (1843)
    • A whisper, the faintest breath (1850)
  8. Nikolai Alekseevich Nekrasov (1821-1878)
    • Poet and Citizen (1856)
    • To the Sowers (1876)
    • Contemplation at the Front Door (1858)
    • A Knight for an Hour (1862)
    • To Dobroliubov’s Memory (1864)
    • A forgotten village (1855)
    • Peasant Children (1861)
    • Red-Nosed Frost (1863)
    • Who lives well in Russia (1863-1877)
  9. Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (1809-1852)
    • Evenings on a Farm near Dikan’ka (1831-1832)
    • Dead Souls (1835-1852)
    • Mirgorod (1835)
    • Viy (1835)
    • Taras Bulba (1835)
    • The Diary of a Madman
    • The Overcoat (1835)
  10. Alexander Ivanovich Herzen (1812-1870)
    • Founded revolutionary periodicals
    • Polar star
    • The bell
    • Works
    • The Past and Thoughts (1868)
    • Who is to Blame? (1847)
  11. Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev (1818-1883)
    • Advocated Russian culture in the West
    • Notes of a Hunter (1852)
    • Mumu (1852)
    • Fathers and Sons (1862)
    • The Nest of the Gentry (1859)
    • The Diary of a Superfluous Man
    • Poems in Prose
  12. Fedor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
    • The Insulted and Injured (1861)
    • Crime and Punishment (1866)
    • The Brothers Karamazov (1880)
    • The Idiot (1868)
  13. Nikolai Gavrilovich Chernyshevsky (1828-1889)
    • What is to be done? (1863)
    • Vera Pavlovna
  14. Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)
    • War and Peace (1869)
    • Anna Karenina (1877)
  15. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904)
    • “All my life, I squeezed the slave out of me, drop by drop.”
    • The Plaintive Book (1884)
    • Letter to a Learned Neighbor (1880)
    • Van’ka
    • To my Grandfather , to the village
  16. 1. Alexander Alkesandrovich Blok (1880-1921)
    • a. Major figure of Russian Symbolism
    • b. Considered one of the best Russian poets of the 20th century
    • c. Collection of several hundred love poems- “Verses about a Beautiful Lady”
    • d. “The Twelve” (1918)- narrative poem about the Revolution
  17. 2. Sergei Aleksandrovich Esenin (1895-1925)
    • a. One of the leaders of imaginism
    • b. Bohemian life, alcoholism, scandalous love affairs, committed suicide
    • c. “Letter to My Mother” (1924), “We Leave Slowly” (1924), “Letter to a Woman” (1924).
  18. 3. Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky (1893-1930)
    • a. Leader of Russian Futurism and avant-garde
    • b. Denounced bourgeois values, embraced Revolution
    • c. “The Backbone Flute”, “A Cloud in Pants”, “Man”, Vladimir Mayakovsky, a Tragedy
    • d. “Vladimir Il’ich Lenin”
    • e. Committed suicide; proclaimed by Stalin to be the best Soviet poet
  19. 4. Anna Andreevna Akhmatova (1889-1966)
    • a. Simple poems; hard to translate
    • b. Joined the literary movement called Acmeism; found alien by Soviets; work forbidden
    • c. Translated poetry instead
    • d. Collection of poems, Evening: “I wrung my hands under the dark veil” (1912), “Song of the Last Tryst” (1912)
    • e. Confusion (1913), “Requiem” (1935-40)
  20. 5. Boris Leonidovich Pasternak (1890-1960) Prose and Poetry writer
    • a. Talked to rain, trees, and clouds
    • b. Known for his complex metaphors
    • c. Won 1958 Nobel Prize for Doctor Zhivago; caused a political scandal
    • d. “February. Get the ink and cry!” (1912), “Feasts” (1913), “Windmills” (1915), “Winter Night”(1946), “Night” (1956), “Hamlet” (1954)
  21. 1. Il’Ia Ilf and Evgenii Petrov (Il’fandPetrov)
    • a. Hilarious satirical novels about Ostap Bender
    • b. The Twelve Chairs (1927)
    • c. Golden Calf (1931)
  22. 2. Mikhail Zoshchenko (1895-1958)
    • a. Satirical short stories
    • b. “Skaz” technique: imitates someone’s voice
    • c. “The Aristocratic Lady,” “The Bathhouse,” “The Fireplace Poker”
  23. 3. Mikhail Afanasievich Bulgakov
    • a. Thought to be “ideologically suspicious”
    • b. The Master and Margarita (1940,1966)
    • c. The Heart of a DogĀ  (1925)
  24. 4. Arkady and Boris Natanovich Strugatsky
    • a. Science fiction for social satire
    • b. Monday Begins on Saturday, It is Difficult to be God, Ugly Swans
  25. 1. Konstantin Simonov (1915-1979)
    • a. Days and Night – novel about the siege of Stalingrad
    • b. Presented an official view of the world in his work
    • c. Received 6 Stalin prizes and 1 Lenin prize
    • d. Conservative editor of New World, a literary journal (1946-1950, 1954-1958)
    • e. Wait for me and I’ll come back (1941) – popular during WWII
  26. 2. Iosif Brodsky (1940-1996)
    • a. Part of a group of non-conformist Leningrad poets
    • a.i. Admired Anna Akhmatova and her friends
    • b. 1964 – arrested and tried for “parasitism” – too independent
    • b.i. Sentenced to 5 years of hard labor, then exiled to the Arkhangelsk region
    • c. 1972 – expelled from the Soviet Union, went to USA and taught Russian literature
    • d. 1987 – won the Nobel Prize
    • e. Died in New York and buried in Venice
    • f. Wrote “Stanzas” in 1962
  27. 2. Alexander Isaevich Solzhenitsyn (b. 1918)
    • a. Arrested at the end of WWII after his letters, which contained criticism of Stalin, were intercepted by the military
    • b. GULag Archipelago (1953-1957) – account of the forced labor system; memorial to the victims of the Soviet regime
    • b.i. Includes personal recollections, memoirs of other survivors, and many historic documents
    • c. Other novels dedicated to the same topic: The First Circle (1955-1964) and Cancer Ward (1963-1966)
    • d. 1970 – won the Nobel Prize for literature
    • e. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1962) – detailed account of a day in a Siberian concentration camp
    • f. “Reorganizing Russia” (1990) – article with suggestions about the future of Russia
  28. First Russian State
    Kiev
  29. First Dynasty of the Russian Princes
    Riurik
  30. What is the Shapka of Monomakh?
    • crown russian tsars wore, copied off mongols
    • pointed hat with fur and embellished with jewels
  31. original purpose of moscow kremlin
    wall, keep people out
  32. First tsar of Russia
    Ivan IV
  33. Moscow and St. Petersburg founded
    1147, 1703
  34. 2 main things Decemberist opposed to, what changes did they want
    • democracy, wanted a constitution
    • not crown Nicholas I as tsar
  35. Ways Peter the great Westernized Russia
    • more western type of clothing
    • western style architecture
    • banned the wearing of beards
    • Introduced the Julian calendar
  36. Main characters of the legend of the grand inquisitor
    monk, brother
  37. year serfdom abolished, results?
    1861, may serfs became poorer because they hd to pay off the lands
  38. Policeman of europe and Tsar-Liberator
    Nicholas I, Alexander II
  39. Lenin's cultural politics based on
    socialism
  40. examples of Stalin's cult of personality?
    • importance of great leader
    • rewriting history
    • propaganda
  41. 3 main economic and cultural developments in the USSR in the 1930s
    • Realism
    • Rapid Industrialization
    • Stalin's 5-year plan
  42. Years of WWI, one significant battle
    • 1939-145
    • Battle of Stalingrad
  43. Anna Akhmatova not leave Russia?
    Wanted to document the harsh realities of Soviet life
  44. First and last president of USSR
    Mikhail Gorbachev
  45. Soviet Union officially dissolved
    1991
  46. Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839-1881)
    • Boris Godunov
    • Khovanshchina
    • Night on bald Mountain
    • Pictures at an Exhibition
  47. Peter Il'ich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
    • Symphony no. 4, 5, 6
    • Piano Concerto 1, 2, 3
    • Sleeping Beauty
    • Swan lake
    • Queen of Spades
    • Nutcracker
  48. Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich
    • The Golden Age
    • First Symphony in F minor
    • Lady Macbeth
    • Leningrad Symphony

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