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Mikhaylovsky, Nikolay Konstantinovich (1842-1904), a literary man

Subject / Literature. Mass Media./Personnel

Mikhaylovsky, Nikolay Konstantinovich (1842-1904), a critic, publicist, sociologist, publig figure. He learned at the Military School of Mines during 1856-1862, attended lectures at the Faculty of Law of the St. Petersburg Iniversity. Mikhaylovsky participated actively in a public movement of the 1860s. Later Mikhaylovsky was related with the revolutionary organization "Narodnaya volya" ("People's Will). Mikhaylovsky's first publication (an article about the novel "Obryv" ("The Precipice") by I.A. Goncharov) appeared in 1860. N.K. Mikhaylovsky worked in magazines “Notes of the Fatherland", "The Russian Idea", "The North Herald", "The Russian Wealth" (from 1892 he was the ideologist and really the chief editor). Mikhaylovsky was the author of articles about F.M. Dostoyevsky, L.N. Tolstoy, V.M. Garshin, G.I. Uspensky, M.E. Daltykov-Shchedrin, A.P. Chekhov, M. Gorky, F. Nietzsche, H. Ibsen and other writers. N.K. Mikhaylovsky was a theorist of "Subjective Sociology", he was a researcher of mass psychology problems: "Chto takoye progress?" ("What Is Progress?", 1869), "Borba za individualnost" ("Struggle for the Individuality", 1875-1876), "Geroi I tolpa" ("Heroes and the Crowd", 1882), "Eshche o geroyakh" ("Once More about Heroes", 1891), "Eshche o tolpe" (Once More about the Crowd", 1893). In 1891 Mikhaylovsky, who was exiled from St. Petersburg usual time, lived in the estate Lyuban-Gorka (now it is Lyuban Town). N.K. Mikhaylovsky died in St. Petersburg and he was buried at the Literatorskiye Mostky necropolis of the Volkovo Cemetery.

Margolis, Aleksandr Davidovich

Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Mikhaylovich
Garshin, Vsevolod Mikhailovich
Goncharov, Ivan Aleksandrovich
Gorky, Maxim ( Aleksey Maksimovich Peshkov)
Ibsen, Henrik
Mikhailovsky, Nikolay Konstantinovich
Nietzsche, Friedrich
Saltykov-Shchedrin , Mikhail Yevgrafovich (the real name was Saltykov)
Tolstoy, Leo (Lev) Nikolayevich, Count
Uspensky, Gleb Ivanovich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Tosno District/Lyuban Town

Кавторин В.В. Петербургские интеллигенты. СПб., 2001, С. 314-383
Измайлов А.Ф. Любань. Л., 1979., С. 18-19

Subject Index
Luban-Gorka, a country estate