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Title of the article: 1916. Two farewells to Moscow (Easter on a fraternal cemetery and «Poems of Moscow» by Tsvetaeva)
Author(s): RADOMSKAYA T. I.
Section: Philology
Year: 2015
Issue: № 4, (38)
Pages: 107-112
Index UDK: 821.161.1.0
Index BBK: 83.3(2Рос=Рус)
Abstract: This paper describes Moscow in the last pre-revolutionary year, 1916, at two different angles — the historical (C. Yablonovsky essay «The mass grave») and the artistic («Poems of Moscow» by Marina Tsvetaeva). Both are united by the theme of parting with Moscow, with the Easter, which will never recur after 1917. The article introduces fragments of a unique essay by S. Yablonovsky, which tells about a meeting of Easter by Moscovites in the Fraternal Cemetery in Sokolniki. «Poems of Moscow» by M. Tsvetaeva are consonant with the essay: there the poet bids farewell to the places of Moscow, its way of life, which very soon will collapse.
Keywords: All Saints Cemetery, Easter, candles, Iver chapel, soldiers, cross, pilgrims, road, house, Moscow
Bibliography: 1 Marina Tsvetaeva: «Beregite gnezdo i dom…» Stranitsy russkogo likholet'ia v tvorchestve poeta [Marina Tsvetaeva: «Take care of the nest and the house...» Pages of Russian hard times in the poet works], author-composer T. I. Radomskaia. Moscow, Sovpadenie Publ., 2005. 237 p. 2 Iablonovskii Sergei. U bratskikh mogil [In the fraternal graves], predisl. i publ. M. V. Katagoshchinoi. Rasskaz o Paskhal'noi zautreni na Bratskom kladbishche v Moskve v 1915 godu [The story of the Easter service in the Fraternal Cemetery in Moscow in 1915]. Moskovskii zhurnal [Moscow magazine], 1992, no 4.
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