Gogol on Schlözer

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Elizaveta E. Zamyslova

PhD student at the Chair of History of Russian Journalism and Literature, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

e-mail: vetazamyslova@yandex.ru

Section: History of Journalism

Author has analyzed the Gogol’s historical views and the features of the creative style which were inherent to him during of creation of an image of Schlosser in the article “Schlosser, Miller and Herder”, published in 1835 in the collection “Arabesque”. Gogol's position relative to that famous German historian of the late XVIII — early XIX century are discussed in the context of materials about him in the national periodicals of 1810—1830’s. This providing an opportunity to specify the grade of influence of national periodicals on Gogol — historian and publicist, the significance of his publication about Schlosser.

Keywords: N.V. Gogol, A.L. Schlosser, M.P. Pogodin, V.A. Jukovski, “Arabesque”, “Moskovski vestnik”, “Vestnik Evropi”, “Moskovski telegraf”, universal history