By Ronald E. Peterson
The period of Russian Symbolism (1892-1917) has been known as the Silver Age of Russian tradition, or even the second one Golden Age. Symbolist authors are one of the maximum Russian authors of this century, and their actions helped to foster probably the most major advances in cultural lifestyles (in poetry, prose, tune, theater, and portray) that has ever been noticeable there. This ebook is designed to function an creation to Symbolism in Russia, as a flow, an inventive technique, and an international view. the first emphasis is at the background of the circulation itself. awareness is dedicated to what the Symbolists wrote, stated, and suggestion, and on how they interacted. during this context, the most actors are the authors of poetry, prose, drama, and feedback, yet area is additionally dedicated to the $64000 connections among literary figures and artists, philosophers, and the intelligentsia ordinarily. This huge, specific and balanced account of this era will function a regular reference paintings an motivate additional study between students and scholars of literature.
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Balmont Another poet who gained a reputation as a "decadent" during this phase of Symbolism was Konstantin Balmont. Like Sologub, Balmont also published some poetry before his first serious debut in 1894. He came from the provinces (a village near Vladimir) to study at Moscow University in 1886; he was expelled for political activities and he tried again, unsuccessfully, to study there in 1888. " In 1894, he was divorced from this wife. Balmont was essentially a self-taught person, a voracious reader, and a tireless translator.
22 It contains fifty-eight poems and was so well received that it went through five editions. It was praised by some for its refinement, its "poetic honey," and attacked by others for the decadent mood and his vagueness. Balmont's fondness for BEGINNINGS OF SYMBOLISM, 1892-1895 21 alliteration is sometimes carried to extremes in this volume, and he was often taken to task for it. The range of interests he displays in Under the Northern Sky is typically quite broad and includes: transitory dreams and images, spells, alienation, and sadness; he devotes poems to figures from Greek mythology, the beauty of Christ's crucifixion, musing by a fjord, thoughts on the death of Ivan Turgenev, and the plague.
23 In his diary, Bryusov wrote about the times he and Balmont spent drinking, reciting poetry, and wandering the streets of Moscow, often until dawn. These poets got along best during that fall (and in 1895); Bryusov soon began to notice shortcomings in Balmont as a poet and as a person, but at this early point in their careers, there was a good deal of mutual admiration. 24 At this time Balmont was fairly popular and had his work published in different journals. Reviewers at several periodicals recognized his poetic talents and regretted that he was "wasting" them on "decadent" verse.