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The central of Olesha's famous novel is the fate of the intelligentsia in Russia’s postrevolutionary society. Olesha’s obvious enthusiasm for the new state of affairs did not hinder him from seeing and conveying to the reader the dramatic clash between the rational industrial state and the creative aspirations of Nikolay Kavalerov, one of the main characters in the novel. This clash is also echoed in Kavalerov himself: he has talent and creative potential, but he throws it away. Envy is one of a number...
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Book of literary essays in which Otroshenko explores mysteries and inexplicable circumstances which surrounded the birth of the greatest masterpieces of world literature and philosophy, and lives of their creators: writers, poets and philosophers of different époques (Ovid, Catullus, Fyodor Tyutchev, Alexander Pushkin, Vladislav Khodasevich, Nikolay Gogol, Andrei Platonov, Friedrich Nietzsche, Arthur Schopenhauer, and others.