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Romaykina Y. S. The image of the city in the literary digests Zemlya (Moscow Publishi ng House, 1908–1917). Izvestiya of Saratov University. Philology. Journalism, 2021, vol. 21, iss. 4, pp. 433-438. DOI:

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The image of the city in the literary digests Zemlya (Moscow Publishi ng House, 1908–1917)

The article describes the image of the city in the literary texts comprising 20 issues of the literary digest Zemlya (Moscow Publishing House, 1908–1917). Various city images (buildings and surrounding nature, urban dwellers) are analyzed in the literary works (both prose and verse) by the authors of Zemlya (M. Artsybashev, A. Kuprin, F. Sologub, V. Vinnichenko, N. Krasheninnikov, E. Chirikov, etc.). The analysis is accompanied by the journal and newspaper reviews of popular literary critics of the beginning of the 20th century.

  1. [Unsigned]. Zemlya. Digest one. Moscow, “Moskovskoye knigoizdatel’stvo”, 1908. 288 p. Vestnik Evropy [The European Messenger], 1908, no. 3 (March). Otd.: Literaturnoye obozreniye [Section: Literary Review], pp. 404–406 (in Russian).
  2. Borivoy [Yakushev D. P.]. About journals and digests. Three literary works by Leonid Andreev: The Giant, The Curse of the Beast and King Hunger. Golos pravdy [The Voice of Truth], 1908, March 22 (no. 756). Otd.: Literaturnye ocherki [Section: Literary Sketches], p. 2 (in Russian).
  3. Filosofov D. With no style. Moskovskiy ezhenedel’nik [The Moscow Weekly Newspaper], 1908, March 18 (no. 12), pp. 36–48 (in Russian).
  4. Fortunatov L. The Woman Standing in the Middle. The new story of M. Artsybashev (Almanach ‘Zemlya’ XVII). Zhurnal zhurnalov [The Journal of Journals], 1916, no. 2, pp. 18–19 (in Russian).
  5. Isakov E. Yama: The Pit. Kievskiye vesti [The Kiev News], 1909, April 25 (no. 109), p. 2 (in Russian).
  6. Izmaylov A. A hypochondriac’s dream (M. P. Artsybashev’s On the Last Line). Russkoye slovo [The Russian Word], 1912, March 17 (no. 64), p. 2 (in Russian).
  7. Izmaylov A. Poor relations and Dostoyevsky’s legacy (A new novel of M. Artsybashev). Russkoye slovo [The Russian Word], 1909, March 7 (no. 54), p. 1 (in Russian).
  8. Izmaylov A. The triumphs of death and the failure of being (The ending of M. P. Artsybashev’s novel On the Last Line). Birzhevye vedomosti [The Stock Exchange Gazette], 1912, Febr. 7 (no. 12774), p. 5 (in Russian).
  9. L’vov-Rogachevsky V. Zemlya. Digest VIII. Moscow. 1912. 312 p. M. P. Artsybashev. On the Last Line. – Evgeniy Chirikov. The Morning of Life. – Fyodor Sologub. The Beastly Life. – Sasha Chorny. The First Encounter. Sovremenny mir [The Modern World], 1912, 3 (March). Otd.: Kritika i bibliografi ya [Section: Critics and Bibliography], pp. 329–330 (in Russian).
  10. Mikh. S. At A. I. Kuprin’s house. Peterburgskaya gazeta [The Petersburg Newspaper], 1909, June 9 (no. 155), p. 2 (in Russian).
  11. Morozov M. The curse of the beast. Reforma [The Reform], 1908, March 7 (20) (no. 57). Otd.: Literaturnye zametki [Section: Literary Notes], pp. 1–2 (in Russian).
  12. Ozhigov Al. Digest XIV of Zemlya. – A new novel of Mr. Vinnichenko. Sovremennoye slovo [The Modern Word], 1914, May 9 (22) (no. 2271). Otd.: Literaturnye motivy [Section: Literary Motifs], pp. 2–3 (in Russian).
  13. Ozhigov Al. Zemlya Digest sixteen. – The ending of A. I. Kuprin’s ‘Yama’: The Pit. – N. Krasheninnikov’s novel ‘Amelya’. Sovremennoe slovo [The Modern Word]. 1915, June 18 (no. 2666). Otd.: Literaturnye motivy [Section: Literary Motifs], p. 2 (in Russian).
  14. Red’ko A. E. [Red’ko, А. М. and Е. I.]. From the literary impressions (Digest 8 of Zemlya). Russkoe bogatstvo [The Russian Wealth], 1912, 3 (March), pp. 110–118 (in Russian).
  15. S. M. [Kirov S. M.]. The Forest Mysteries. Terek, 1911, Jan. 5 (no. 3916). Otd.: Teatr i Muzyka [Section: Theatre and music], p. 3 (in Russian).
  16. Volkov D. Zemlya. Digest XVII. Letopis’ [Chronicles], 1916, no. 1 (Jan.). Otd.: Bibliografi ya [Section: Bibliography], pp. 419–420 (in Russian).
  17. Zemlya. Sbornik pervy [Zemlya. Digest one]. Moscow, Moskovskoe knigoizdatel’stvo, 1908. 295 p. (in Russian).
  18. Zemlya. Sbornik vos’moy [Zemlya. Digest eight]. Moscow, Moskovskoe knigoizdatel’stvo, 1912. 312 p. (in Russian).
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