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A literal prose translation of about half of Krilof’s fables. cf. Pref. Ivan Andreyevich Krylov: Ivan Andreyevich Krylov, Russian writer of innocent- sounding fables that satirized contemporary social types in the. Ivan Krylov has been loved by Russian people for two hundred years for his Fables, works in which he gently satirizes the manifold.

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On December fbales,the first President of Russia Boris Yeltsin in his traditional New Year address to the country sensationally announced his resignation, three months before the official presidential election scheduled for March of Previous day Next day. Ivan Andreevich Krylov was a Russian poet, fabulist, translator and writer.

He is the author of more than fables. Krylov was born in Moscow into the family of a poor army captain.

He did not receive an exceptional education, but his parents paid great attention to his upbringing, and with time, he became one of the most learned people of his era. When he was six, his father resigned from fablws army and the family moved to Tver. There, the young fabulist impressed the local landlord Nikolay Lvov with his poetry and the landlord allowed him to study together with his children.


Five years later Krylov moved to St. Petersburg to work as a regional secretary, and soon brought his mother and younger brother Lev to the capital. Despite his work, literature was his main occupation at the time.

Ivan Krylov

This did not change when his mother died and he was left to take care for his brother alone. At the time, Krylov wrote mainly for the theater. These works brought neither money nor fame to the young author, but they helped him make a place for himself in the St. He krylo patronized by the famous playwright Yakov Knyazhnin, but Krylov broke their ties because of his own pride. However, eight months later the magazine closed down because it had too few subscribers.

The following year Krylov left journalism and decided to dedicate himself fully to literature.

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Petersburg for several years. There is no accurate information about his life during this period. The only thing that is known about next two years of his life is that it was the time he started writing fables.

Despite his theatrical success, Krylov quit playwriting and started to devote more and more time to fables. Inhis first fable collection was published, affording Krylov instant popularity. Krylov worked on his fables until his last days; in his friends received the last edition of his fables together with the notification of his death.


Through the first half of his life he was practically unknown and suffered from money troubles and hardships; now, he was showered with honors and enjoyed universal respect as his books were published in enormous runs.

Ivan Krylov’s Fable “The Wolf and the Lamb”

Together with popular acclaim fabbles official recognition. Starting inKrylov worked first as assistant librarian, then as librarian in the Imperial Public Library in St. Although his fables were translated to the French and Italian languages, Krylov remained hostile to Westernism throughout his life. Soon after, however, he died in St. His death was caused, according to various sources, either by over-eating or pneumonia.

Russian Fabulist – Krylov, Ivan Andreyevich

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