Ivan Bunin 1 | Russian Literature | RussiansHe shared his memories of the city within his books, creating a literary monument of Moscow of the early 20th century with its gas street lighting, high-end cab drivers, gymnasium girls, gorodovoys lowest-rank police officers , and other vibrant characters. Bunin was born in Voronezh a city and the administrative center of Voronezh Oblast , spent his childhood in family estates, later lived and worked in Orel a city located on the Oka River, approximately kilometers south-southwest of Moscow , Poltava a city located on the Vorskla River in central Ukraine , Moscow, and Odessa the third most populous city of Ukraine for a short period of time. A great number of places in Moscow are associated with Bunin. He never had a place of his own in the city and would always stay in hotels. Back then, he lived in Poltava with his older brother Julius. Everything is deserted and silent, an empty moonlit lane. I can see a gate with the wicket open and a snowy front yard before me.
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Twentieth Century. Theatre, Ballet, close to the wall. Ivan Bunin is reading his poem "Jericho". There was a large desk near the wind.Novellas and short stories. As a poet, Bunin started out as a follower of Ivan Nikitin and Aleksey Koltsov, "decadence" ; Mikhaylov saw him as the torch-bearer of Aleksander Pushkin 's tradition of "praising the naked simplicity's charms. All the while Bunin remained hostile to modernism and the darker side of it. And for me the crucial thing is to find the proper rhythm.
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