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Zasodimsky, Pavel Vladimirovich (1843-1912), a writer

Subject / Literature. Mass Media./Personnel

Zasodimsky, Pavel Vladimirovich (1843-1912), a writer. During 1863-1864 he learned at the Law Faculty of the St. Petersburg State University (but he did not graduate the course). Zasodimsky was under the influence of the revolutionary narodniks (Russian populists) and taught in a rural school. Zasodimsky's first works were published in the late 1860s in the magazine "The Affair". Llater on he worked in the magazines "Native Notes", "The Word", "The Russian Wealth", "The Observer" and others. He was the author of stories for children, literary and critical essays, novels: "Khronika sela Smurina" ("The Chronicle of Smurina village"; 1875), "Kto vo chto gorazd" ("Each in His Own Way"; 1878), "Stepniye taini" ("Steppe Mysteries"; 1880), "Po gradam I vesyam" ("Along Towns and Lands"; 1885), "Grekh" ("The Sin"; 1893) in which his impressions about his wandering along Russia were affected. From 1891 Zasodimsky was exiled from St. Petersburg for his speech at the funeral of N.V. Shelgunov. During some monthes the writer lived in Lyuban Town under surveillance of the police.

Margolis, Aleksandr Davidovich

Shelgunov, Nikolay Vasilyevich
Zasodimsky, Pavel Vladimirovich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Tosno District/Lyuban Town

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Измайлов А.Ф. Любань. Л., 1979., С.19-20