Perception of Pasternak’s Poetry by Russian Émigré Critics

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Anna Yu. Sergeeva-Klyatis

Doctor of Philology, Senior Researcher at the Chair of Literary and Art Criticism and Publicism, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia


Section: History of Journalism

The author analyses a doubtful situation in Russian Diaspora critics in 1929 when the “Selected verses ” by I. Bunin were published and N. Tejfy devoted to it a panegyric review. The review was full not only with the compliments to Bunin, but the sharp attacks at the address of B. Pasternak. The origin and point of these attacks are not very clear.

Keywords: Pasternak’s creative work, Russian diaspora, polemics