The State Memorial and Natural Preserve "Museum-estate of Leo Tolstoy "Yasnaya Polyana"
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Unsystematic Literature Course for Everybody. Part Three


Beginning in October, we are renewing a course of lectures by writers, philologists, journalists, and teachers at Yasnaya Polyana, under the general title of Unsystematic Literature for Everybody.

The schedule of the season is as follows:

October 7, 15:00

Maria Stepanova, poet, essayist, journalist

Forest Fire: Culture in Search of the Past

October 28, 15:00

Egor Sartakov, senior lecturer at the journalism faculty of Moscow State University

A Tale of Lost Time: A.P. Chekhov‘s The Cherry Orchard

November 18, 15:00

Ludmila Saraskina, literary historian, biographer of Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Genius or Mediocrity? Hero or Traitor? Arguments about Solzhenitsyn on the Eve of His Anniversary


December 9, 15:00

Ekaterina Lyamina, candidate of sciences in philology, professor at the Higher School of Economics National Research University

Krylov: The Author of and Character in Anecdotes about Himself


December 23, 15:00

Artyom Novichenkov, writer, teacher of literature

American Comics about Superheroes as National Epic

All the lectures will be held at the Yasnaya Polyana Cultural Center. Admission will be free, but we ask our guests to register in advance on the web sites of our museum ( or the cultural center (

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