Belkin. Alexander PushkinPublishing House
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"The Tale of the late Ivan Petrovich Belkin" - a series of novels by Alexander Pushkin, consisting of five stories and released them without specifying the name of this author, that is, of Pushkin himself. "Belkin" - the first completed prose work of Pushkin. All stories are written in the village of Great Boldino autumn 1830. According to the dating of the author's story finished: "The Undertaker" - September 9, "The Stationmaster" - September 14, "Mistress into Maid" - September 20, "The Shot" - October 14, "The Snowstorm" - October 20. Preface, "From the publisher" supposedly dates from the second half of October or 31 October - early November 1830. For the first time the entire cycle of stories, including "publishing" the preface, was published in the book "The Tale of the late Ivan Petrovich Belkin, published by AP" (St. Petersburg, 1831). Ivan Petrovich Belkin - a fictional character in Pushkin. This is a young landowner, who dealt with composing in his spare time and died in 1828. His curriculum vitae is described in the preface to the book. In addition to the cycle of stories, Belkin made and as the author chronicles' The history of the village Gorukhino. "