Dubrovin Evgeny: biography and creativity
One of the undeservedly forgotten Soviet writersis Dubrovin Evgeny Panteleevich. Today, interest in his work is reviving. Which Dubrovin books are the most popular? What is known about the writer's life and career?
In one of the settlements of the Voronezh Region, inordinary working family, on August 20, 1936, the future writer Dubrovin Eugene appeared. Biography of the creator of one of the most penetrating works of Russian literature "Waiting for a goat" is little known to the reader. On the cover of the book, which was recently reissued, just a few mean words about the author.
Dubrovin Evgeniy graduated from agriculturalinstitute. He began his career at one of Voronezh's factories. He wrote essays and notes for local newspapers. Then he began to write small works of art. In the early seventies Dubrovin Eugene went to Moscow, where he worked for several years in the famous comic magazine "Crocodile". The writer passed away in 1986.
What else is known about a writer named DubrovinEugene? The photo is presented in the article. This is one of the few remaining images. Colleagues from the editorial office of "Crocodile" claimed that this man possessed an extraordinary sense of humor, but very rarely smiled. The memories of the writer's friends speak of him much more than short biographical references.
"Waiting for a goat"
In the autobiographical book Ruslan Kireev dedicatedwriter several pages. Who was Dubrovin Eugene? First of all, one of those who was born in the most difficult time for the country. Memories of the early years formed the basis of some works.
Once the parents of Eugene went to the citybuy a goat, leaving him and the little one and brother at home. About how the boys lived without them, many years later Dubrovin wrote in a funny and tragic story "Waiting for a goat". This work was published in 1968 in Voronezh. Moscow literati it became known later, when its author took the post of editor-in-chief of the famous magazine.
It is also known about Dubrovin's work in the editorial officethanks to the memoirs of contemporaries. Manuil Semenov, who headed the satirical magazine, once heard of the young and promising Voronezh writer. Whence he learned about Dubrovin, it is not known. But, according to the colleagues of the writer, Semenov decided to invite the beginning author to take up the post of editor. The chief of the All-Union Journal, staying by that time at a very old age, did not call a little-known writer to Moscow. He himself went to Voronezh.
A few words prosek
Dubrovin's surprising quality was his dislike forexcess conversations. In one of the works the writer and colleague of the hero of this article created the image of the chief who spent most of his time eating pears and pronounced no more than two words per day. The prototype of this character was Eugene Dubrovin. Despite the fact that the image was cartooned in the book, the writer did not take offense. On the contrary, he asked the author of the book to edit his own compositions. Books by Dubrovin:
- "Mushrooms on the asphalt."
- "Stupid fairy tale."
- "The Scottish Notepad."
- "Ticket to the balcony."
- Collection "Crystal House".
Dubrovin's books are not part of the school curriculum. Although in recent years, some of them are recommended for extracurricular reading. Based on his works, two films were created. Nevertheless, in the nineties and early 2000s, Dubrovin's work was completely oblivious. But, as already mentioned, interest in his books is being revived. And, probably, soon on the shelves of bookstores there will finally appear publications with the works of a remarkable Soviet writer.