Balukhatyi, Sergei

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Balukhatyi, Sergei Dmitrievich


Born Mar. 12 (24), 1893, in Feodosiia; died Apr. 2, 1945, in Leningrad. Soviet expert on literature; bibliographer; corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (AN SSSR; 1943).

Between 1919 and 1923, Balukhatyi was a professor at the University of Samara. Until the end of his life he was a professor at Leningrad University. Beginning in 1930 he directed the Department of 20th-century Russian Literature at the Institute of Russian Literature of the AN SSSR (Pushkin House). Balukhatyi’s research was devoted primarily to the works of M. Gorky and A. P. Chekhov.


Kritika o M. Gor’kom: Bibliografiia statei i knig, 1893–1932. Moscow, 1934.

Literaturnaia rabota M. Gor’kogo: Spisok pervopechatnykh tekstov i avtorizovannykh izdanii 1892–1934. Moscow-Leningrad, 1936.

Chekhov-dramaturg. Leningrad, 1936.

Voprosy izucheniia-dramaturgii M. Gor’kogo. Moscow-Leningrad, 1938.

Gor’kovskii seminarii. Leningrad, 1946.


“Pamiati S. D. Balukhatogo. Khronologicheskii spisok nauchnykh trudov.” Uch. zap. LGU’: Ser. filologicheskikh nauk, 1948, issue 13.
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