V.N.Iliyin on Derzhavin’s oeuvre: Religious and philosophic aspects


The article analyzes a number of critical works by the prominent theologian and philosopher of Russian first wave émigré V.N.Ilijn. The analysis covers religious aspects of G.R.Dergavin’s verses which are represented in the critical works of the philosopher. The article also defines V.N.Ilijn’s position with respect to G.R.Dergavin’s personality and oeuvre. The new materials and approaches will contribute to the understanding of the ideological and aesthetic merit of creative legacy of the outstanding eighteenth-century Russian poet.

Key words: 

critic, philosopher, poet, art, spiritual, creative legacy, emigration, craftsmanship, artistic merit.

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