Memoirs in Extenso: Dostoevsky in Memoirs, Notebooks and Diaries on the Website of the Pushkin House
Authors: Sergey A. Kibalnik
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The article presents a web portal of the Pushkin House "Russian writers of the 1860s and 1880s in the unremembered memoirs, notebooks and diaries". A range of materials on this topic is placed here: 1) books of memoirs by S. А. Bers, P. А. Gnedich, G. К. Gradovsky, D. V. Grigorovich, А. G. Dostoevskaya, А. F. Koni, V. G. Korolenko, А. Leskov, V. P. Meshchersky, I. I. Panaev, L. F. Panteleev, А. А. Pleshcheev, М. К. Saltykov, S. L. Tolstoy, А. P. Suslova, N. А. Tuchkova-Ogaryova, N. V. Uspensky, А. А. Fet, Е. А. Shtakenshneider, V. Mikulich, I. I. Yasinsky and others (the books of V. Mikulich and I. I. Yasinsky are provided with new and quite detailed comments by B. N. Tikhomirov); 2) certain magazine and newspaper essays some of which, for instance by D. N. Sadovnikov, N. M. Pavlov, P. Raisky (I. I. Kolyshko), F. P. Chuffrin and N. Milyaev, are accompanied by detailed textual and historical literary comments; 3) a complete text of the "Memoirs about Dostoevsky" by А. I. Suvorina with comments them by S. A. Kibalnik; 4) memorial essays on Dostoevsky by А. А. Zelenetsky and L. V. Golovina (they are published by S. А. Kibalnik based on the manuscripts of the Institute of Russian Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, published before according to other lists); 4) the article of V. A. Savostyanova "In counterpart to Anna Grigirievna Dostoevskaya’s memoirs" is placed according to a version that has never been reproduced before (text processing and comments belong by B. N. Tikhomirov); 5) a range of manuscript materials referring to the biography and art of M. E. Saltykov-Shchedrin, K. N. Leontiev and A. P. Chekhov is published for the first time.