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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.
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(Russian ˈljɛrməntəf)
(Biography) 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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(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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I was actually on the point of tears, though I knew perfectly well at that moment that all this was out of Pushkin's Silvio and Lermontov's Masquerade.
Russian poet Mikhail Lermontov lived in Gusar for a while after he was exiled to the Caucasus in 1837 for antimonarchic speeches and freedom-loving.
In addition, the air was inspected at the intersections of Jibek-Jolu - Orozbekova, Jibek-Jolu - Lermontov, Alamedin -1 and Tunguch micro districts, as well as in the area near International Ala- Too university.
Subsequently, Lermontov rereads Chenier (and rewrites Pushkin) to recover the ambivalence of the modern subject's impossible position between liberty and law.
On opening night in Newcastle, Sam Archer played Boris Lermontov, who is filled with jealousy and anger at Julian Craster (Chris Trenfield), who in turn is in love with ballerina Victoria Page (Ashley Shaw).
The new work, which is based on Mikhail Lermontov's novel, is the 30th ballet broadcast from the Bolshoi to cinemas worldwide and was first broadcast in April.
This study discusses three long poems that employ the Onegin stanza--Pushkins Eugene Onegin, mostly written in 1823-1830; Mikhail Lermontov's Tambov Treasurer's Wife, written in 1838, and Viacheslav Ivanov's Infancy, written in 1913-1918.
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.
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.
He is an example of the modern "hero," in the sense of central character in Hero of Our Time, by Mikhael Lermontov. 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.