Born Oct. 5, 1878, in Ruse. Bulgarian literary critic, folklorist, cultural historian. Active member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, professor (1914–44) at the University of Sofia.
Arnaudov is an advocate of the cultural-historical method. His works are devoted to theoretical and historical literary problems, the period of the national literary revival, the work of I. Vazov and P. Iavorov, and popular poetry.
WORKSOcherki po bulgarskiia folklor. Sofia, 1934.
Osnovi na literaturnata nauka, 2nd ed. Sofia, 1942.
Ivan Vazov, 2nd ed. Sofia, 1944.
Psikhologiia na literaturnoto tvorchestvo, 2nd ed. Sofia, 1965. (Russian translation, Sofia, 1968.)
Poeti i geroi na Bulgarskoto vuzrazhdane. Sofia, 1965.