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The boy, of whom his father saw very little, died on 16 Januaryfrom a combination of scarlet fevermeasles and heart complications.

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Rumours started circulating that the Soviet version of The Complete Bbunin was already in the works. Their relationship was difficult in many ways: He lived through only one flood in his lifetime”.

According to Oleg Mikhaylov, “Bunin wanted to maintain distance between himself and his reader, being frightened by any closeness By the end of the s, the Bunins, plagued by the gambling idan of the head of the family, had lost most of their wealth.

The work is non-artistic journalistic, etc. Who am I in truth?

Reminiscent of the fiction of Dostoevskyit features an ‘underground bunln who does not wish to be an ‘organ stop’ or to affirm ‘crystal palaces’. Bunin for his part praised the Swedish Academy for honouring a writer in exile.

She gave birth to a son, Nikolai, in Odessa on 30 August of the same year. This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons. And what I’m left to do here is dumbly try to consciously impose upon myself fear and amazement,” he wrote.

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Bunin became involved with Gorky’s Znanie Knowledge group. In France Bunin published many of his pre-revolutionary works and collections of original novellas, regularly contributing to the Russian emigre press. Both have in them a frightening instability, sway Anton Chekhov warmly greeted his first stories, even if he found too much “density” in them.

As a poet, Bunin started out as a follower of Ivan Nikitin and Aleksey Koltsovthen gravitated towards the Yakov Polonsky and Afanasy Fet school, the latter’s impressionism becoming a marked influence. Inspeaking to his Communist counterparts in Paris, Bunin praised the Supreme Soviet’s decision to return Soviet citizenship to Russian exiles in France, still stopping short of saying “yes” to the continuous urging from the Soviet side for him to return.

I come from an old and noble house that has given Russia a good many illustrious persons in politics as well as in the arts, among whom two poets of the early nineteenth century stand out in particular: Bunin’s first love was Varvara Paschenko, his classmate in Yelets, daughter of a doctor and an actress, [12] whom he fell for in and then went on to work with in Oryol in The situation was complicated by the fact that Leonid Zurov, who stayed with the Bunins as a guest for many years, was secretly in love with Vera of which her husband was aware ; this made it more of a “love quadrilateral” than a mere triangle.

He maintained the truly classic traditions of realism in Russian literature at the very time when they were in the gravest danger, under attack by modernists and decadents.

As the latter rose and bowed, saying: Archived 18 September at the Wayback Machine. Description Ivan Bunin That for me would be a graveyard trip,” he reportedly said to Zhukov, promising though, to “think more of it.


In May the Bunins moved to Glotovo and stayed there until autumn. The texture of his poems and stories, sometimes referred to as “Bunin brocade”, is considered to be one of the richest in the language.

In October the couple returned to Moscow to stay with Vera’s parents. In emigration Bunin continued his experiments with extremely concise, ultra-ionized prose, taking Chekhov and Tolstoy’s ideas on expressive economy to the last extreme.

One great admirer of Bunin’s verse bunln Vladimir Nabokovwho even if making scornful remarks about Bunin’s prose compared him to Blok.

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For the first time since the founding of the Nobel Prize you have awarded it to an exile. Overwhelmed by the congratulations and telegrams that began to flood me, I thought in the solitude and silence of night about the profound meaning in the choice of the Swedish Academy.

Of literary circles I frequented only a few,” he commented later. Somebody visited him once, a guest who proved to be an agent, and proposed some literary work, but buninn Ivan Alekseyevich refused. Bunin was greatly interested in international myths and folklore, as well as the Russian folkloric tradition.

In his view on Russia and its history Bunin for a while had much in common with A.