[[ Ebook ]] ➠ 4338-й год: Петербургские письма Author Vladimir Odoyevsky – Writerscompany.co.uk

4338-й год: Петербургские письма The Year 4338 Petersburg Letters Russian 4338 Is An 1835 Novel By Vladimir Odoevsky It Is A Futuristic Novel, Set In The Year 4338, A Year Before Biela S Comet Was To Collide With The Earth As Computed In The 1820s Although The Comet Burned Up Later In The Nineteenth Century This Work Was Originally Conceived As The Third Part Of A Trilogy, Which Was Also To Have Featured Depictions Of Russia In The Time Of Peter The Great And In The Authors Contemporary Period, The 1830 S The First Part Was Never Written And The Second And Futuristic Parts Remained Unfinished Fragments Were Published In 1835 And 1840, With The Fullest Version Appearing In 1926.


About the Author: Vladimir Odoyevsky

was a prominent Russian philosopher, writer, music critic, philanthropist and pedagogue He became known as the Russian Hoffmann on account of his keen interest in phantasmagoric tales and musical criticism.Aspiring to imitate Ludwig Tieck and Novalis, Odoyevsky published a number of tales for children e.g., The Snuff Box Town and fantastical stories for adults e.g., Cosmorama and Salamandra imbued with the vague mysticism in the vein of Jakob Boehme and Louis Claude de Saint Martin.Following the success of Pushkin s The Queen of Spades, Odoyevsky wrote a number of similar stories on the dissipated life of the Russian aristocracy e.g., Princess Mimi and Princess Zizi On account of his many short stories from the 1820s and 1830s, Odyoevsky should be listed among the pioneers of the impressionistic short story in Europe.His most mature book was the collection of essays and novellas entitled The Russian Nights 1844 Loosely patterned after the Noctes Atticae, the book took two decades to complete It contains some of Odoyevsky s best known fiction, including the dystopian novellas The Last Suicide and The Town with No Name The stories are interlaced with philosophic conversations redolent of the French Encyclopedists.As a music critic, Odoyevsky set out to propagate the national style of Mikhail Glinka and his followers Among his many articles on musical subjects, a treatise about old Russian church singing deserves particular attention Johann Sebastian Bach and Beethoven appear as characters in some of his novellas Odoevsky was active in the foundation of the Russian Musical Society, Moscow Conservatory, and St Petersburg Conservatory.



10 thoughts on “4338-й год: Петербургские письма

  1. says:

    From the English translation at really enjoyed this short little series of letters and notes I wish there was A lot better, imaginative, and foresight than Wells in some ways, and he wrote this in 1835 Russia instead of 1895 England.Very comparable to H.G...


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