Sergei Konstantinovich Nikitin

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Nikitin, Sergei Konstantinovich


Born Oct. 10, 1926, in Kovrov, Vladimir Oblast; died Dec. 18, 1973, in Vladimir. Soviet Russian writer. Member of the CPSU since 1956.

Nikitin graduated from the M. Gorky Institute of Literature in 1952. He began publishing in 1948. He wrote collections of novellas and short stories, including The Return (1952), Seven Elephants (1954), Bonfire in the Wind (1960), Falling Star (1964), and Evening Glow (1970). His works are devoted mainly to life in the Soviet countryside.


Zhivaia voda: Povesti i rasskazy. Moscow, 1973.


Lapshin, M. Sergei Nikitin. Moscow, 1971.
Russkie sovetskie pisateli-prozaiki: Biobibliograficheskii ukazatel’, vol. 3. Moscow, 1964.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.