Died the literary critic Sergey Bocharov
On the night of 6 March died the literary critic Sergey Bocharov. This was announced by the philologist Irina Surat. Bocharova was 87 years old.
Bocharov became famous for his research on Russian literature of the XIX century, first books, “the novel by L. N. Tolstoy’s “War and peace”” (1963) and “art worlds” (1985). The latter is a collection of articles from different years on the works of Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Platonov and other classics. Open book with article about the song “don Quixote”.
Bocharov was part of the editorial Board of several well-known publications, including the Academic complete collection of Pushkin’s works, the dictionary “Russian writers 1800-1917” and the journal “Questions of literature”.