T.K. Savchenko. 2018–2021 SERGEI YESENIN SCHOLARLY PROJECTS OF THE GORKY INSTITUTE OF WORLD LITERATURE
Scholarly projects of the Gorky Institute of World Literature, Chronicle of Sergei Yesenin’s Life and Work, Yesenin Encyclopaedia.
The article looks into Sergei Yesenin-related scholarly projects of the Gorky Institute of World Literature, an institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. It describes the principles based on which The Chronicle of Sergei Yesenin’s Life and Work and The Yesenin Encyclopaedia were prepared, the stages of the editing process, the structure, the content of the chapters, and the typology of the entries. The first volume of The Yesenin Encyclopaedia has been published in early 2021 for the poet’s 125th birthday. It is entitled “Places of Memory. Literary Geography” and contains 353 articles on 445 real and fictional toponyms used in Yesenin’s works.