«Полицейское послание яко материал» (к творческой истории «Бахчисарайского фонтана»)
The problems of the man are examined in the context of the state development, human inner world, and perception of historical events. The researcher has used their private sources such as diaries, memoirs and letters which reflect the levels of spiritual life and psychology of people living in individual historic ages.
Traced the formation and transformation of disciplinary status of the source study. Discovered the meaning of basic concepts of source study: a historical source, the system of types of historical sources, the empirical reality of the historical world. Considered the problem of the classification of historical sources.
The article is devoted to the century anniversary of Pushkins death, which was broadly celebrated in the USSR. On the basis of published and archive sources author reveals the content of cultural program, ideological trend of jubilee actions, and the participation of Moscow teenagers in the realization of high authority plans.
The article is a critical review of the current condition of canon formation studies in Russia in its connection to Pushkin epoch and ‘golden age’ of Russian Literature. Besides, article reviews Pushkin reading which took place at the University of Tartu
The paper, on the basis of Pushkin's unfinished novel Arap Petra Velikogo, explores some principles of his work on historical prose. Pushkin is interested not in precise matchings, chronological or geographiclal, but in possibility of correspondence between his own ideas and historical material. This possibility results either in transformation of a source, its absorption by the novel, or, on the conrary, in extraction from it of a sign, styleme of a period -- an element linking different levels of the historical narration.