Author

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Denis Fonvizin

Russian writer

1745   -   1792

country of citizenship: Russian Empire
language of expression: Russian
educated at: Imperial Moscow University
occupation: linguist, writer, playwright, poet, translator

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Denis Ivanovich Fonvizin (Russian: Денис Иванович Фонвизин; 14 April [O.S. 3 April] 1745—12 December [O.S. 1 December] 1792) was a playwright and writer of the Russian Enlightenment, one of the founders of literary comedy in Russia. His main works are two satirical comedies, one of them Young ignoramus, which mock contemporary Russian gentry and are still staged today.
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works

4

The Minor

comedy written by Denis Fonvizin

author: Denis Fonvizin

1783

The Brigadier-General

comedy written by Denis Fonvizin

author: Denis Fonvizin

The Choice of a Tutor

comedy by Denis Fonvizin

author: Denis Fonvizin

1790

Korion

3-act comedy by Denis Fonvizin

author: Denis Fonvizin

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