[lair-muh n-tawf, -tof; Russian lyer-muh n-tuh f]
- Mi·kha·il Yu·rie·vich [myi-khuh-yeel yoo-ryi-vyich] /myɪ xʌˈyil ˈyu ryɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1814–41, Russian poet and novelist.
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Human love and happiness fall second to art: “Life is unimportant,” says Lermontov.Scorsese's Movie Obsession
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Lermontov published only one small collection of poems in 1840.
The name Lermontov is said to be the same as the Scotch Learmonth.
In all the annals of poetry, there is no more curious figure than Lermontov.
This does not mean that Lermontov is inferior to the Western romantic poets.
Lermontov's Pechorin was in some respects an anticipation of Bazarov; so were the many Russian rebels.Fathers and Children</p>
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- Mikhail Yurievich (mixaˈil ˈjurjɪvitʃ). 1814–41, Russian novelist and poet: noted esp for the novel A Hero of Our Time (1840)
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