Ivan Bunin – Correspondent of the Kievlyanin Newspaper (1892–1894)

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Anton V. Bakuntsev

PhD in Philology, Senior Researcher at the Department of Russian Literature of the late 19th – early 20th century, Gorky Institute of World Literature, Russian Academy of Sciences; ORCID 0000-0001-7087-3235

e-mail: auctor@list.ru
Sergey N. Morozov

PhD in Philology, Senior Researcher at the Department of Contemporary Russian Literature and Literature of Russia Abroad, Gorky Institute of World Literature, Russian Academy of Sciences; ORCID 0000-0002-4986-3291

e-mail: morozov.sn@yandex.ru

Section: History of Journalism

This article considers one of the least studied episodes in I. A. Bunin’s biography. This episode is connected with the writer’s journalistic activity at the end of the 19th century. Despite the lack of information about the writer’s business and creative ties with the daily socio-political and literary newspaper Kievlyanin (1864–1919), the authors of the article tried to reconstruct the circumstances of Bunin’s cooperation in this publication in 1892–1894 and identify the reports that Bunin sent from Poltava to the Kievlyanin newspaper, where they were published anonymously. The difficulties that the authors of the study encountered in the process of identifying these texts – mainly because of the lack of documentary evidence about their range of problems and publication dates – made it necessary to develop a special attribution technique. The essence and results of the application of this technique are also presented in the article.

Keywords: I. A. Bunin, Kievlyanin newspaper, Poltava, reports, early creative work, Russian periodical press of the late 19th century, attribution
DOI: 10.30547/vestnik.journ.6.2023.192210


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To cite this article: Bakuntsev A. V., Morozov S. N. (2023) I. A. Bunin – korrespondent gazety “Kievlyanin” (1892–1894) [Ivan Bunin – Correspondent of the Kievlyanin Newspaper (1892–1894)]. Vestn. Mosk. un-ta. Ser. 10: Zhurnalistika 6: 192–210. DOI: 10.30547/vestnik.journ.6.2023.192210