Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1817-7115 (Print)
ISSN 2541-898X (Online)


Women’s Poetry On the Pages of N. M. Karamzin’s Almanac Aonides

The article regards poems published in N. M. Karamzin’s Almanac
Aonides that were written by women: N. I. Starova (A. P. Svinyina),
A. M. Magnitskaya, E. P. Svinyina, E. V. Kheraskova, E. S. Yrusova.
Problem matter and poetics of these works are analyzed against the
background of historic, literary and cultural processes of the turn
of the XVIII–IXth centuries: the interaction of movements, genres,
formation of the authorship category, formation of a unique image of

To the Issue of Forming the Reader’s Reception in N. M. Karamzin’s Almanacs

The article considers the aesthetic value of the Almanacs Aglaya and The Aonides predetermined by the worldview core linking the publications – the personality of Karamzin emerging in different externalizations: as a publisher, an author of novels, a poet, a critic and an opinion journalist. The ‘many faces’ of N. M. Karamzin under consideration allow to draw the conclusion on the almanac’s being multitargeted, as well as to reveal the mechanisms of readers’ reception.

On the Role of Criticism in Literary Process of the Beginning of the XX‑th Century from the Point of View of Perception

The subject of this article is the analysis of the complexity of literary texts perception in the beginning of the XX-th century, the epoch of change of a cultural paradigm. The author considers such new lines of literary process as «the fashionable writer», change of a publishing policy and type of reader’s perception.