Cultural and art workers
- Collection, timed to the anniversary of M. Yu. Lermontov, contains materials that reveal the diversity of the individual genius of the poet, his role in the cultural life of Russia. The collection includes books and periodicals containing the texts of M. Yu. Lermontov’s works, researches on his life and work, as well as postcards and photographs depicting the monument to the poet, the places associated with his name.
- The collection is timed to coincide with 125th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Mayakovsky – one of the greatest poets-pioneers, who in many ways determined the style of the poetry in 20th century. Vladimir Mayakovsky was also an artist, a playwright, a director, an editor of the literary LEF and Novy LEF magazines. The collection features digital copies of books, pamphlets, periodicals and other materials which contain Vladimir Mayakovsky’s works, the analysis of his writing, and the poet’s biography.
Alexander Pushkin - the greatest national poet of the Russian people, prose writer, playwright, historian, publicist, founding father of the modern Russian literary language. The collection comprises electronic copies of books, articles, archive documents, thesis abstracts, video films, visual and other materials, which spotlight the poet’s life and oeuvre, as well as the state activities aimed at preserving his memory.
- The collection marks the 190th anniversary of the birth of Leo Tolstoy – one of the most prominent Russian writers, great novelist, enlightener, thinker, founder of the religious and moral teaching – ‘Tolstoyism’. Archival documents, books, brochures and visual materials, available for study, give an insight into the writer’s versatile personality and cast light on the key aspects of his activities and the attitude of the Russian society towards him.
- The collection timed to the anniversary of Ukraine's largest national poet, Taras Shevchenko, includes his works; monographs, essays and articles on his life and work, as well as materials related to the perpetuation of his memory. There are publications in Russian and Ukrainian languages. We are particularly grateful for the materials provided by our Ukrainian partners: National Historical Library of Ukraine and Dnepropetrovsk Regional Universal Scientific Library.