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 (lĕr′mən-tôf′, lyĕr′mən-təf), Mikhail Yurievich 1814-1841.
Russian writer known for his novel A Hero of Our Time (1840) and for his many poems.


(Russian ˈljɛrməntəf)
(Biography) Mikhail Yurievich (mixaˈil ˈjurjɪvitʃ). 1814–41, Russian novelist and poet: noted esp for the novel A Hero of Our Time (1840)


(ˈlɛər mənˌtɔf, -ˌtɒf)

Mikhail Yurievich, 1814–41, Russian poet and novelist.
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Noun1.Lermontov - Russian writer (1814-1841)
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Covetous ballet impresario Boris Lermontov and composer Julian Craster were also expertly danced by Sam Archer and Dominic North.
Lermontov believes she must concentrate of her talent and nothing should come in the way of it.
The ballet, which has adapted three out of the five short stories in the novel by Lermontov, can only be seen on the Moscow stage.
In Lermontov, these slight modifications betoken a continuous tradition that is being unsettled, whereas in Ivanov's case, they index a resurgent older form that is, in some ways, radically refashioned.
The second section examines specific works and the life and works of authors: Alexander Pushkin, Mikhail Lermontov, Nikolai Gogol, Ivan Turgenev, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Lev Tolstoy, The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov, and the Russian composers known as the Five.
DA[c]borah LA[c]vy-Bertherat teaches comparative literature at the Acole Normale SupA[c]rieur in Paris and has translated works by Lermontov and Gogol.
According to the investigation, the detainees were behind the extremist calls that were inscribed on the walls of the houses on Lermontov street and the bridge near Navruzgoh on September 28-29," the press service said.
NNA - The Russian Cultural Center in collaboration with the Russian Cultural Center and the Museum of the Moscow State University organized a tour across the Lebanese Universities, with the aim of introducing the nineteenth century Russian poets; Alexander Pushkin and Mikhail Lermontov.
The festival's program envisages demonstration of feature films: Conductor, Gogol, Lermontov, Andrei Rublev, Horde,
The generation of young men after Napoleon's war against Russia in the 19th century was a generation that lacked lofty values, as Lermontov saw it, and was inclined to sensual adventures that usually ended with the death of the hero.
How the Russians Read the French: Lermontov, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy.
It is beyond doubt that Lermontov wrote his novel inspired by and in response to Pushkin's, and that historically most interpretations of A Hero of Our Time have rested on this assumption; but I also wish to argue that as a result of this close intertextuality, Lermontov could allow his text a great deal of ambiguity which nevertheless can be partly resolved when viewed against Pushkin's work.