Alipanov, Egor Ipatevich

Alipanov, Egor Ipat’evich

 

Born 1800 on the Liu-dinovo factory estate in Kaluga Province; died 1860 on the Chervinsk factory estate in Novgorod Province. Russian poet. Born into the family of a serf.

After the publication of Alipanov’s books Poems (1830) and Fables (1831), the Russian Academy of Sciences awarded him a silver medal and arranged to have him freed. Alipanov depicted the life of peasants in an idyllic fashion. In some poems he depicted the way of life and the work of serf laborers. He wrote a farce, The Khan’s Tea (1835), and Tale of the Miller-Sorcerer (1842).

REFERENCES

Grossman, L. Poety krepostnoi pory. Moscow, 1926.
Rozanov, I. Lit. reputatsii. Moscow, 1928.