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Russia’s Most Famous Authors

The history of Russian literature dates back to at least the Middle Ages, with evidence of Old East Slavic chronicles and epics dating back to this period.

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Russia’s Most Famous Authors

  1. 1. Russia’s Most FAMOUS AUTHORS VICTOR OLERSKIY Member of the Board of Directors at Russian Fishery LLC
  2. 2. Victor Olerskiy Over the years, there have been many Russian authors who have achieved global recognition for their work. Russia, Omsk. Monument to F. M. Dostoevsky. Monument The history of Russian literature dates back to at least the Middle Ages, with evidence of Old East Slavic chronicles and epics dating back to this period. Russia’s Most Famous Authors
  3. 3. Victor Olerskiy Monument to the Russian writer Nikolay Gogol, St. Petersburg, Russia Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852) Nikolai Gogol is often referred to as the first great Russian novelist. Gogol wrote short stories and plays as well as novels and was best known for his romantic style with strains of the grotesque and elements of surrealism. In his later writings he focused on satirising Russian political corruption. Anton Chekov (1860-1904) Anton Chekov is noted in history as one of the all-time greatest short fiction writers. Chekov’s work focused mainly on plays and short stories, with plays including The Cher- ry Orchard and Uncle Vanya to his credit. Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881) The writings of Fyodor Dostoevsky include the novels The Idiot, Crime and Punish- ment and The Brothers Karamazov. Critics acclaim Dostoevsky as one of literature’s greatest psychologists and he is widely re- garded as one of the most influential novel- ists from the time known as Russia’s Gold- en Age of Literature.
  4. 4. Victor Olerskiy By visiting the blog of Victor Olerskiy, you can learn more about the author Valentin Pikul.

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