Add to favorite
 

   

 Aleksey Remizov


Born:   6 July [O.S. 24 June] 1877
Deceased:   November 26, 1957

Symbolist and surrealist writer and dramatist

      

Aleksey Remizov was born into a family of Moscow merchants. As a student he was arrested by mistake for resistance to the police during a protest march and was exiled to the north of Russia. After his return from exile in 1905 he settled in St. Petersburg and started active literary activity. In the years of revolution and the following Military communism Remizov remained in Petrograd (Petersburg), though politically he was inclined against Bolsheviks, while tending to socialist revolutionary circles.

In summer 1921 Remizov left Russia, going to Germany for medical treatment; the writer believed it would be “temporary” and yet, he was not destined to come back. In November 1923 driven by economic crisis, Remizov moved from Berlin to Paris, where he spent the rest of his life.

In the end of his life the writer got Soviet citizenship yet never returned to Russia and was buried at Sainte Genevieve des Bois Cemetery in France.

Remizov is mainly famous for his intricate fairy tales (the collections Posolon (1907) and Dokuka i balagurie (1914) and symbolist novels and stories, such as The Pond (1905), The Clock (1908), The Indefatigable Cymbal (1910), The Sacrifice (1911), Sisters of the Cross (1910), and The Fifth Pestilence (1912). When in emigration Remizov mainly wrote fictionalized memoirs; the most well-known of them is Whirlwind Russia (1927). He is also the author of several dramas, including Tragedy of Judas, Prince of Iscariot.


Tags: Russian literature Russian writers    




comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Science  Moscow  Bashkiria  Tourism Forum  Winzavod  Tourism Navigation  Russian business  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Travel  Russian tourism  championships  Archeology  Painting  system of governmental scientific attestation  Archaeology  Veliky Novgorod  Koffein Vote and Never Lose  music  Russian Cinema  Tarkovsky  Tsaritsyno  Exhibitions in Moscow  Boris Kustodiyev  Russian media  LGBT in Russia  Arc Electronic  XIV Architecture Biennale  Darwin   Football  Russian language  Russian fashion  Aviakor  Mars  Ilya Kabakov  tourism  Dune Efa  2014 Winter Olympics  Volgograd  Nadezhda Voytinskaya  Dima Yakovlev Law  Aurora cruiser  corruption  Film Distribution  Afghanistan  Russian history  Russian Film Distribution  Latvia  Frescoes  Alina Ibragimova  Russian Literature 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites