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Yuri Tynyanov

Yuri Tynyanov

Yuri Tynyanov (1894, Rezekne, Vitebsk Governorate, Russian Empire – 1943, Moscow, Russian SFSR) – an outstanding pushkinist.

Born into a wealthy Jewish family. In 1918 completed his studies at the Faculty of History and Philology at the University of Petrograd and stayed for life in Soviet Russia. Author of the historical novels «Kyukhlya» about V. K. Kyukhelbeker, «The Death of the Vazir-Mukhtar» (about A. S. Griboyedov), some monographs, short stories and film scripts. Won acclaim for his translation of H. Heine. Tynyanov’s most important work is his novel «Pushkin» (incomplete). Since the early 1980’s readings  dedicated to the memory of this distinguished compatriot in Rēzekne have been  continually held.

Лидия Тынянова. Болезнь

Дмитрий Март. В память о Тынянове

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