Patriotic War

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  Afanasyev, Kuzma Vasilievich  (writer, playwright, 1874-1947).    
The Patriotic War: a dramatic sketch in three acts with an epilogue / [K. V. Afanasyev]. - Moscow, 1911. - 24 liters. -
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Text typewritten with handwritten notes on one side of the sheet. - Ex. St. Petersburg State Theater Library with notes of the owner of the collection: A. T. - Condition.
The play takes place in 1812, the village has just received news of the beginning of the war with the French. The main characters of the play, loving each other, Natasha and Peter Poselyanin. The relatives forbid young people to be together. Natasha runs away from home. The girl unites the backyard peasants in the partisan detachment. In the first act, the village passes Alexander I, followed by the militia. The emperor urges the people to remain calm and promises to defend Moscow. At the beginning of the second act, the village includes French troops led by Napoleon, here he learns that Moscow is abandoned by the Russian army. Peter, who shot at the emperor, perishes. In the third act, Natasha, who decided to take revenge for her beloved, deceives Napoleon and sends visions of his terrible end to him. The French emperor in horror gives an order to retreat. People thank God for deliverance from the invasion of enemies .
1. Patriotic War of 1812 (collection). 2. The people (the collection). 3. Patriotic War - Fiction - 1812. 4. Russian plays - 19 - beginning. 20th centuries.
ББК 63.3 (2) 521.1-686
BBK 84 (2Рос = Рус) 1
Electronic copy source: PB
Original storage: St. Petersburg. state. Theater. b-ka
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