About a hundred years ago, this poet’s popularity almost surpassed Pushkin himself – and thanks to the poems that hit the tone of the time, and thanks to the history of his life – a short and tragic. Now this success is difficult to explain – the modern reader has different views and other prophets. Or maybe Nadson’s work has yet to regain its former glory when the suffering and experiences of a person who does not find his place in life cease to be condescendingly depreciated.
Childhood, which was not
The literary success of Semyon Yakovlevich Nadson was amazing – the youth of the late XIX – early XX century literally swept away from the shelves of bookstores collections of poems of the poet. Continue reading