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


A. N. Pypin in the Creative Biography of B. B. Glinsky

A. N. Pypin helped many beginning writers to identify their path. B. B. Glinsky was among them. Significant biographical facts related to the history of the writers’ relationships are revealed in understudied printed sources and archive materials introduced into the scientific circulation for the first time.

A. A. Fet and D. A. Stolypin: A dialogue on the peasants’ land ownership (On the material of unpublished letters)

The article presents an analytical review of D. A. Stolypin’s unpublished letters to A. A. Fet, dated back to 1889–1892. The article considers the relationship between the authors, defi nes the reasons for their bonding and further friendly communication. Discussing the issues of agricultural development in Russia is central in Stolypin’s letters to Fet, both correspondents having dedicated opinion articles to these questions.