One Year in the Life of Boulgakov’s Master and Margarita in Soviet Magazines

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Svetlana V. Filyukhina

PhD Student, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia


Section: History of Journalism

Author investigates the perception of Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel “Master and Margarita” by the Soviet conservative critics of the 1960’s. The principal charges brought against the writer are considered to be the result of the conservative critical methodology.

Keywords: Mikhail Bulgakov, criticism, the 1960’s, Thaw period, socialist realism