Apollon Grigoriev and Afanasiy Fet: points of comparison.



Despite the topic “Apollon Grigoriev and Afanasiy Fet” is fairly well studied it continued to attract attention of researchers until very recently. Most often Fet and Grigoriev are compared as the poets who spent their youth together and as the authors of memoirs, in which there are many intersections; at the same time Afanasy Fet as the object of Apollon Grigoriev’s critical works correlates with Apollon Grigoriev as a character of Fet’s autobiographical prose. Some results of this comparison are presented in the review article.


Apollon Grigoriev; Afanasy Fet; Cactus; Poems by A. Fet (1850); “organic” criticism; lyric poetry; autobiographical prose.

DOI: 10.31249/lit/2022.04.07

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