Berkov, Pavel Naumovich

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Berkov, Pavel Naumovich

 

Born Dec. 2 (14), 18%, in Belgorod-Dnestrovskii; died Aug. 9, 1969, in Leningrad; buried at Komarovo, Leningrad Oblast. Soviet literary critic. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1960). Corresponding member of the German Academy of Sciences in Berlin (1967). Professor at Leningrad University; director of the group for the study of Russian literature of the 18th century at the Institute of Russian Literature of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (Pushkin House).

Berkov’s major works were devoted to the study of Russian literature of the 18th through 20th centuries, the literature of the peoples of the USSR, the history of journalism in the 18th century, bibliography, books, and the interrelations between Russian and foreign literatures.

WORKS

Lomonosov i literaturnaia polemika ego vremeni. Leningrad, 1936.
A. P. Sumarokov. Leningrad-Moscow, 1949.
V. V. Kapnist. Leningrad-Moscow, 1950.
V. I. Lukin. Moscow-Leningrad, 1950.
Istoriia russkoi zhumalistiki XVIII v. Moscow-Leningrad, 1952.
Vvedenie v tekhniku literaturovedcheskogo issledovaniia. Leningrad, 1955.
A. I. Kuprin. Moscow-Leningrad, 1956.
Russko-pol’skie literaturnye sviazi v XVIII v. Moscow, 1958.
Mezhdunarodnoe sotrudnichestvo slavistov i voprosy organizatsii slavianovedcheskoi bibliografii. Moscow, 1958.
Bibliograficheskaia evristika. Moscow, 1960.
Vvedenie v izuchenie istorii russkoi literatury XVIII v., part 1. Leningrad, 1964.
O liudiakh i knigakh. Moscow, 1965.
Russkie knigoliuby. Moscow-Leningrad, 1967.
Literarische Wechselbeziehungen zwischen Russland und West-europa im 18. Jahrhundert. Berlin, 1968.

REFERENCES

P. N. Berkov (K 60-letiiu so dnia rozhdeniia): Spisok nauchnykh pechatnykh trudov. Leningrad, 1956.
Rol’ i znachenie literatury XVIII v. v istorii russkoi kul’tury: K 70-letiiu so dnia rozhdeniia chl.-korr. AN SSSR P. N. Berkova. Moscow-Leningrad, 1966.
Likhachev, D. S., and I. Z. Serman. “P. N. Berkov” (obituary). Russkaia literatura, 1969, no. 3.
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